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College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter Wins Chapter of the Year

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The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Chapter in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 50th anniversary and annual meeting in Seattle. “The UTHSC College of Pharmacy students are the best and I am so very proud… Read More


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UT Interim President Boyd Meets with Medical Students at UTHSC

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Jennings Dooley, a second-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to see state funding to increase medical residency slots in Tennessee. Representing a statewide student task force on the subject, Dooley sent an email to UT Interim President Randy Boyd, who has been a proponent of increasing medical residencies to… Read More


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Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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UTHSC’s Chief Neurology resident William Mays, MD, joined the ranks of musicians including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Dolly Parton, when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention. “I’ve had the privilege of being able to sing at some exciting places, but this by far is… Read More


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Dean Proud of Reducing Cost of PharmD Education for Out-of-State Students

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From Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns I grew up with limited resources, so I am keenly aware of the stress students face from the cost of education in this country. I vowed that if ever I was in a position to influence the cost of education for students, I would do my very best to help. I… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Tuition Reductions for Out-of-State Students for Certain Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has adopted tuition reductions for out-of-state students in some of its programs for the coming academic year. Out-of-state students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will see reduced tuition rates for the coming academic year in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Health Sciences, as well… Read More


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New Dental Hygiene Community Fund Helps Those in Need

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Lynn Russell knows that even a small gift can make a big difference in someone’s life. Last fall, she collaborated with the College of Dentistry, the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, and the Office of Finance to establish the Dental Hygiene Community Fund. The fund provides x-rays, dental exams, and cleanings for Memphians in… Read More


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Mom Was Motivation for Student Jack Kang to Pursue Dentistry

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  Jack Kang’s mother was his inspiration to pursue dentistry. “During her childhood, there was not enough emphasis on oral health, and as a consequence, she did not have the proper instruction to maintain her teeth,” Kang said. “When the dire state of her oral health became apparent, she learned about the numerous procedures that… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing Retains Spot in Top 25 DNP Programs in U.S.

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science held its position in the Top 25 “Best Nursing Schools with Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs” in the country, according to the new 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The UTHSC College of Nursing tied at No. 24 with… Read More