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AED/CPR Trainings Set This Month for UTHSC Campus Community

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CPR/AED classes, like this one from a previous year, are designed to teach faculty, staff, and students how to successfully react in an emergency.

Eleven years ago, Kelly Rogers, PharmD, BCCP, FCCP, FACC, professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, organized a CPR/AED training class for the campus community. The free class has been held every year since, with the exception of 2020, when the global pandemic intervened, said Dr. Rogers,… Read More


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LaFlora Named Director of University Health Services  

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  Louise LaFlora, MD, has been named director of University Health Services (UHS), the on-campus health care provider for the students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. LaFlora completed her residency at UTHSC in the St. Francis Family Medicine program in 2019. Since finishing her residency, she has worked… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Residents Hosting Fundraiser and Donation Drive

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Members of the Guided Resident International Training (GRIT) track in the College of Medicine are hosting a fundraiser and donation drive now through October 15 to benefit World Relief Memphis and Asha’s Refuge, two organizations in Memphis which assist with refugee resettlement. The GRIT track’s mission is to educate UTHSC Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine-Pediatrics residents… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Engaged in the Community

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The Summer 2021 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine showcases how the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the college led the community through the global pandemic. As the pandemic continues, so does the work of the university and college. This issue also highlights the importance of improving health equity in Tennessee and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Best in State On Two National Rankings

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UTHSC College of Nursing's BSN program ranked as best in the state on two national lists.

  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is ranked as the best program in the state on two important new lists that measure quality. The college has the highest-ranked BSN program in Tennessee on U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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UTHSC PA Program Gets Spotlight as UT System President Randy Boyd Visits Memphis

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UT System President Randy Boyd meets with UTHSC PA Students.

When UT System President Randy Boyd made a stop at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday on his “Everywhere you look, UT” tour, he had the opportunity to meet with faculty and students from UTHSC’s Physician Assistant Program. “If you want to be a leader who can serve their team, you have to… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Focuses on Serving Tennessee

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PA student train in CHIPS. The program had a record number of applicants this year.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the profession of physician assistant as the Number 1 Best Job, Number 1 Best STEM Job, and Number 1 Best Health Care Job in 2021. Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, already felt… Read More