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Athletics Paved the Way for PA Student’s Interest In Health Care

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Hannah McCarty, a second-year student in the Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided she would pursue a career in health care after witnessing the effects of athletic injuries. “As an athlete who suffered injuries and witnessed my teammates suffer different types of them as well, I became interested… Read More


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New Adult Dentistry Clinic in Memphis Opens

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“This is a milestone for the College of Dentistry,” said James Ragain, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, dean of the College  of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as he cut the ribbon opening the newest dental clinic on the Memphis campus The Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic on the… Read More


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UT System Launches Search for UTHSC Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee System has launched the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, announced his retirement on June 1. He plans to serve until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “The University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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New SGAEC President Aims to Serve with Intention and Enthusiasm

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Fourth-year pharmacy student Leah Burns is excited to return to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus as the new president of the Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC). “The pandemic changed our student learning experience and how we interact with each other,” Burns said. “Last year was long and isolating for many of… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences Magazine: Making an Impact

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The latest issue of Graduate Health Sciences magazine highlights the college’s contribution to the university’s COVID-19 response. Faculty and graduate student researchers in the UTHSC Regional Biocontainment Laboratory have been critical to deciphering the virus and its trajectory. Pandemic Shines New Light on Epidemiology: The Master of Science in Epidemiology program began more than 20… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Schools to Host Free Science Workshop for High School Students June 21-25

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The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Shelby County Schools are partnering to host a free weeklong science workshop for high school students June 21-25 at the University of Memphis. Thirty-two students will participate, and the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences will be providing all lab… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Rises to Number 14 in Research Funding from NIH

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy rose to number 14 in funding from the National Institutes of Health this year, according to a new listing published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) of its approximately 140 colleges and schools of pharmacy. “NIH funding is highly competitive, and this… Read More


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New Issue of UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine Highlights Ways College Is Advancing Its Mission

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Covid-19 has required CoHP faculty, staff, and students to dramatically change the way they work, learn, and communicate. The latest issue of the COHP magazine showcases some of the ways the college has adapted to meet the challenge. CoHP Gaines Momentum in Research Efforts The College of Health Professions is working strategically to raise its… Read More