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Health Professions: Making Strides

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The latest issue of the College of Health Professions Magazine is now available. This issue covers the important steps the college is taking toward obtaining their goal to become a Top 20 in national ranking for each of their programs. In this issue you’ll read about new faculty, the establishment of the new Department of… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. Coronavirus Symposium – July Update is free and open to health care practitioners and the public via Zoom. The event is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share essential coronavirus information… Read More


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Starbucks to Open July 20 in UTHSC Food Court

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Starbucks, the newest addition to the UTHSC Food Court in the Madison Plaza building on the Memphis campus, will open July 20. “We are excited to open this location at UTHSC,” said Starr Kelly, store manager of the new Starbucks location. “Being on a college campus, we get to dedicate all of our knowledge and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy and AdhereHealth Partner to Help Underserved Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has partnered with AdhereHealth to help keep underserved communities healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly a dozen student pharmacists participated in a virtual experience aimed at providing outreach to low-income, elderly, disabled, and high-risk patients with chronic conditions who may be in need of additional… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Food Pantry Addressing Food Insecurity in the Community

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More than 350 families received fresh produce, meat, and dry goods Thursday as part of the first mobile food pantry hosted by the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement (SACE) in partnership with the UTHSC Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program and the Mid-South Food Bank. “The collaboration of all teams involved was nothing… Read More


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Symposium Shows Importance of Nursing Response in COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nurse leadership is vital to a robust response to a major health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, according to faculty, students and an alumna from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who presented during a virtual symposium June 25 titled “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic.” Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN,… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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Hunter Morris to Present Hepatitis C Research at National Native Health Research Training Conference

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Hunter Morris, PharmD, a health informatics and information management student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present the results of his research study at the third-annual National Native Health Research Training Conference. It will take place virtually later this month. Hepatitis C, a liver infection, caused… Read More