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UTHSC Faculty, Staff Among Memphis Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Heroes

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Faculty and staff members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are among the Memphis Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Heroes. UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, was recognized in the Administrative Excellence Category. Michael Whitt, PhD, associate dean of the Office of Medical Education in the UTHSC College of Medicine,… Read More


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College of Medicine Forms New Committee to Advance Women

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has established a Committee to Advance Women to address equity in the workplace. The committee is being led by Terri Finkel, MD, PhD, professor and associate chair in the Department of Pediatrics; Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine; Claudette Jones… Read More


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Claudette Jones Shephard Named Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the UTHSC College of Medicine

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Claudette Jones Shephard, MD, has been named the founding associate dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. She currently serves as an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine. “Last year was a very interesting year,… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More