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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 13

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More than 40 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 13, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The third annual Dream Big conference will be… Read More


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College of Nursing Receives Prestigious Grant for Second Year To Train Future Nurse Educators

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For the second year, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been selected to receive the Future of Nursing Scholars Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). UTHSC is among only 31 schools selected to receive the grant. The grant will allow the selected schools to provide a… Read More


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Expanded Regional Tuition Program Opens College of Pharmacy to More Students

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  Rebecca Wahrmund of Morrilton, Arkansas, had reluctantly decided that the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was out of her reach financially. Though UTHSC was her first choice, she was all set to attend another institution to get her pharmacy degree. However, a new financial incentive introduced last spring… Read More


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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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UTHSC’s Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Features State-of-The-Art Simulation Training

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A new program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center educates nurses to work alongside surgeons in the operating room performing surgical procedures, including suturing, tissue handling, and controlling bleeding. The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Program, the first of its kind in Tennessee and one of only a… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $1,200 for Mid-South Food Bank

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $1,200 toward providing 3600 meals to families in the Mid-South. The funds were raised through donations from the first Women’s Resource Group Holiday Recipe Swap and Tasting Event held recently at the Student-Alumni Center to benefit the Mid-South Food Bank. “UTHSC has… Read More


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APhA-ASP To Host Community Health Fair on December 1

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On December 1, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a community health fair in collaboration with Planned Parenthood and OUT Memphis, an advocacy organization for the LGBTQIA community. The event will take place from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Sexton Community Center, located… Read More


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UTHSC Working to Increase Ranks of Males in Nursing

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Robert Kirby, a second-year student in UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, comes from a family of nurses. “The love and respect that I witnessed them have for their patients, played a huge part in my decision,” he said, describing why he chose nursing. As the College of Nursing continues to grow, one of… Read More