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College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Celebrates Match Day 2018

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Today the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated Match Day with its 155 fourth-year medical students at an event at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Match Day, which is held on the third Friday of March each year, is the day the nation’s medical students find out the location results… Read More


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UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society Chapter Spreads Message of Compassionate Care

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Robert Ackerman and his therapy dog, Little Man, were among those recognized during this year’s National Solidarity Week for Compassionate Patient Care. Held each February, National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care has grown into a weeklong celebration for Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) honorees to display solidarity for the compassionate and humanistic care of… Read More


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Volunteers from Local Institutions Come Together to Open Community Health Clinic at Oakhaven Church

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Volunteers from academic, government, and religious institutions are joining together to launch a new community health and wellness clinic at a church in the Oakhaven community in South Memphis. The Healing Center Wellness & Stress Clinic of Memphis will be located on the campus of The Healing Center Baptist Church, 3885 Tchulahoma Road, the church… Read More


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Martin Awarded American Cochlear Implant Alliance Student Scholarship

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Second-year Audiology student Mary Kate Martin of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is one of 21 recipients of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance’s Student Scholarship. She will be attending the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., to accept the award. Martin will have the opportunity to present her research at the… Read More


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Dr. Will Ross Speaks on Topic of Social Disparities in Health Care as part of Black History Month at UTHSC

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Will Ross, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and associate dean of diversity at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said he chose a career in medicine because of his upbringing in Memphis. During a presentation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Friday, he shared his experiences of growing up in… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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$22,188 Worth of Free Dental Services Provided by the UTHSC College of Dentistry at Give Kids a Smile Day

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently participated in the American Dental Association’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day. Partnering with Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter School, the College of Dentistry provided 1,105 procedures to more than 80 children valued at $22,188. Give Kids a Smile Day was launched in… Read More


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UT Research Foundation Announces Maturation Fund Recipients for 2018

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Improved poultry feeders, treatments for ophthalmic and renal diseases, human and veterinary diagnostic tests, and a novel treatment for canine infections are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF). Four teams affiliated with  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) received funding. They are: •… Read More