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Kena Vassar Appointed to Board of Directors for National Assessment Center Association

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Kena Vassar, director of Community Initiatives for the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and the Youth Advocacy Coalition at the University of Tennessee Health Center, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Assessment Center Association, an organization that advocates for and provides training for assessment centers nationwide. Vassar has… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart Becomes First African-American President of the American Psychiatric Association

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  Memphian Altha Stewart, MD, took office as president of the American Psychiatric Association at the close of the APA’s 2018 annual meeting May 9, vowing to promote collaboration among members and across medical specialties, increase mentoring and leadership opportunities for the next generation in the profession, and improve access to mental health care for… 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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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