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UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart Wins 2022 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) has awarded the 2022 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health to Altha J. Stewart, MD, senior associate dean for Community Health Engagement and associate professor of psychiatry in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. “It’s truly an honor to receive this prestigious award,” Dr.… Read More


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UTHSC Recognizes Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Through May 7, Hosts Events Throughout May

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recognizing Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week beginning today through May 7, and is hosting events throughout the month of May to draw attention to the importance of the mental health needs of youth. Formerly Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, the name change reflects the desire to prevent… Read More


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Dr. Altha Stewart Receives Solomon Carter Fuller Award from the American Psychiatric Association

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Altha Stewart, MD, senior associate dean for Community Health Engagement, associate professor of psychiatry, the director of the UTHSC Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth in the College of Medicine, and past-president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), has received the Solomon Carter Fuller Award from the APA. The Solomon Carter Fuller Award honors… Read More


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UTHSC Hosting Events for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8 with a series of virtual and in-person events that are free to the community. This year’s theme is “Flip the Script.” The Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and the Office of Community Health Engagement in the… Read More


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UTHSC Participating in Statewide Research to Prevent COVID-19 Disparities and Improve Health Outcomes Among Underserved Tennesseans

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are participating in a project to improve COVID-19 health outcomes among underserved Tennesseans. The Tennessee Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities was established in response to the National Institutes of Health nationwide CEAL initiative. The $1 million statewide effort is being led by Meharry Medical… Read More


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Seven Students Honored During 2021 Black Student Association Awards Ceremony and Presentation

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  The Black Student Association at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held its 29th annual Awards Ceremony and Presentation Friday, February 26. Due to the pandemic, the virtual event was broadcast on the university’s YouTube channel. Started in 1992, the event celebrates and honors the accomplishments of African American students at UTHSC. It is an… Read More


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UTHSC Plans Activities May 3-9 for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a series of activities in recognition of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, May 3-9. The theme of the week is “Bringing Children’s Mental Health into Focus 2020: Perfect Vision 20/20.” Altha Stewart, MD, senior associate dean for Community Health Engagement, associate professor of psychiatry,… Read More


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Stewart Honored As Memphis Legend By Healing Center

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Altha J. Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was named a Memphis Legend by the Healing Center Baptist Church in Memphis . The Oakhaven-based church is led by Bishop William Young and his wife, Pastor… Read More