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BSN Student Persists to Graduation Despite Health Crises

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  With degrees in biology and public health, James Davis had been part of the health care world for years when he decided to become a registered nurse. “I wanted that patient interaction,” he said. What he didn’t realize was that he would also receive a front-row seat to the patient’s perspective while pursuing his… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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Graduate Student Researchers Working to Unlock Secrets of SARS-CoV-2

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PhD student researcher Mariah Taylor in the RBL

Graduate research assistant Mariah Taylor has had the chance to be in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic research in a way that few at her level have experienced. A student in the Biomedical Sciences program in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, Taylor is working in the UTHSC Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) to help… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Achieves National Recognition as Center of Excellence

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The National League for Nursing (NLN) has recognized the high standards of education in the UTHSC College of Nursing by designating the college as an NLN Center of ExcellenceTM in the category of Enhancing Student Learning and Professional Development. The designation is for a four-year term: 2021-2025. “This recognition is a reflection of our college’s… Read More


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Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction Celebrates Five Years

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will celebrate a milestone on Friday, August 27th as it hosts its fifth-annual Art Show and Auction. For the second year, the auction will be held online with bidding beginning at 8 a.m. The art show serves as the primary fundraiser for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC),… Read More


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UTHSC, Omega Ministries Hosting Back-to-School Supply Giveaway August 7

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Back to School supply giveaway August 7, 2021 from 8 am to noon at 3 N. Dunlap

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with Omega Ministries to give away 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies to K-12 students in the Memphis community on Saturday, August 7. The drive-through event will be held on the UTHSC campus from 8 a.m. to noon at the Van Vleet Building, 3 N.… Read More


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ITS Undergoes “Digital Transformation” to Improve Technology Efficiency on Campus

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The Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is in the process of a digital transformation to make work on campus easier for faculty, students, and staff through the use of technology. UTHSC TechConnect, a new IT service site, launched today as the replacement for the UTHSC Footprints… Read More


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Medical Student Gene Lamanilao Awarded Alpha Omega Alpha Fellowship for Liver Regeneration Research

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Gene Lamanilao, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the highly esteemed 2021 AΩA Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for his research of liver regeneration through mitotherapy.