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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


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Stewart Receives James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center

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  Altha 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), received the James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center as a part of their Honors Day Celebration, which was held September 29… Read More


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Annual Suicide Prevention Conference Taking Place at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host the Memphis Healing Center’s 8th annual Suicide and the Black Church Conference on June 14 from 1-4 p.m., and June 15 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Student-Alumni Center located at 800 Madison Avenue. “I Survived and So Can You” is this year’s theme… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice system. The conference addressed the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart, MD, Named President-Elect of American Psychiatric Association, Becomes First African-American to Lead the Organization

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Altha 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), today was named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is the first African-American to lead the more than 37,000-member organization, which sets policy, establishes practice guidelines,… Read More


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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Medicine; Making an Impact on the Health of the City of Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine wants to make an impact on the health of the city of Memphis. The college has been focusing on its clinical, research, educational and service mission to the community with a focus on care to support health and wellness. “We are adding talent to… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart to Lead County Initiative to Reduce Childhood Exposure to Violence and Trauma

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center  assumed responsibility Thursday for a community initiative aimed at improving the lives of all children in Shelby County. The Defending Childhood Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the impact of violence and trauma on children in the community, was transferred from Shelby County government to UTHSC during a… Read More