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New Program Helps Pharmacists Be Better Communicators

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The College of Pharmacy at UTHSC is changing the dialogue pharmacists have with patients who are at a high risk for pneumococcal disease. Through a grant from Merck & Co., principal investigator Justin Gatwood, PhD, MPH, and co-investigators Kenneth Hohmeier, PharmD, Tracy Hagemann, PharmD, Chelsea Renfro, PharmD, and Chi-Yang Chiu, PhD, a statistician from the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Celebrates Match Day 2019

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined medical schools across the country today in celebrating Match Day with fourth-year medical students. Match Day is the day medical students learn the location results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match, as to where they will complete residency training… Read More


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UT Announces Program to Help Students ‘Achieve the Dream’

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University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd has announced the creation of “UT Promise,” a financial aid program that will provide free tuition to qualifying Tennessee residents enrolling at University of Tennessee campuses located in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin. The announcement was made at the annual State of UT Address held at the Nashville Public… Read More


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College of Medicine Students Raise Funds to Help Cover Costs of Cancer Treatments for Incoming Classmate

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Students in the UTHSC College of Medicine Class of 2021 and 2022 recently wrapped up a T-shirt fundraiser to benefit an incoming classmate diagnosed with cancer. Josiah Brandt was set to begin medical school in the fall of 2018. Months before starting at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, he traveled the… Read More


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College of Dentistry American Student Dental Association Chapter Receives Multiple Awards at National Conference

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The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently took home four honors, the most awarded to a student chapter, at the national ASDA Annual Session Gold Crown Awards. The four awards followed three other honors presented to the UTHSC ASDA chapter at… Read More


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Former Public Health Tech Finds World of Options in Dentistry

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After she graduated from high school, Marie Alston went on to serve her country as a public health technician in the United States Air Force. She educated the community on communicable diseases and food safety. “I enjoyed working in the health care profession when I was in the Air Force,” Alston said. “Interacting and sharing… Read More


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BSA Banquet Honors Outstanding UTHSC Students

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored eight outstanding students Friday evening at its Annual Awards & Recognition Banquet.     Held in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, the banquet included a keynote address by Judy C. Martin, PhD, FNP-BC, chief nursing officer for the… Read More


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College of Dentistry Give Kids A Smile Day 2019 Provides Free Dental Services Valued at $20,798

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On Thursday, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry welcomed 85 students from the Fields Roads and Whitehaven middle school campuses of Freedom Preparatory Academy for their annual Give Kids A Smile Day. Dentistry and dental hygiene students with supervision by faculty performed 958 free dental procedures valued at $20,798. This year… Read More