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UTHSC To Host Third Coronavirus Online Symposium

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its third Online Coronavirus Symposium September 15 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT. The “Coronavirus Symposium – Clinical Care” is free and open to health care practitioners and the public via Zoom. The event is sponsored by the UTHSC Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy. It… Read More


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UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Offering Telehealth Services

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The UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy clinic, is offering therapy via telehealth, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The center was founded in 2016 in memory of OT student Rachel Kay Stevens, who died suddenly after starting her training at UTHSC. The clinic serves underinsured… Read More


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PhD Candidate Speaks ‘Kiddo’ to Help Young Patients Communicate

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While she was an undergraduate student, Amanda Simmons spent most of her time taking center stage as a vocal performance major. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she performed and studied music and vocal pedagogy. Now, as a PhD candidate in the Speech and Hearing Science Program in the Department of Audiology… Read More


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UTHSC Dental Clinics Provide Care Statewide

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  Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, toured the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Union City Dental Clinic on Friday. The clinic is one of three operated by the UTHSC College of Dentistry to provide necessary dental services to the underinsured and uninsured across the state from Union City in… Read More


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$1 Million Grant to Aid Work with Hearing Impaired Children

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Faculty members in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have received a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow graduate students to receive… Read More


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Chick-fil-A Opening August 20 in UTHSC Food Court

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Chick-fil-A will open August 20 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Food Court located at 920 Madison Avenue. The opening of Chick-fil-A marks the completion of a series of improvements to the UTHSC Food Court, which celebrated its grand reopening in early 2019. Chick-fil-A is the fifth vendor at the location, joining Coletta’s,… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Postpones Summer Meeting

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Advisory Board will not meet August 19 for its summer meeting. The next meeting will take place in November. The November meeting will welcome Sonali Demla, third-year UTHSC College of Dentistry student, as its student representative. Demla also serves as president of the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Creates Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity Advisory Board

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center launched a new Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity Advisory Board this month. The board includes a diverse group of students, staff, and faculty members representing the three College of Pharmacy campuses in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville. “The mission is to provide an empathetic, attentive,… Read More