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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Graduates 793 New Health Professionals Virtually

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 793 new health care professionals during virtual commencement celebrations between May and August. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no in-person ceremonies are being held, however, each college is acknowledging its graduates virtually in its own manner. In addition, UTHSC is recognizing each graduating class on social… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet January 16 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Agenda items are: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting on September 30, 2019 Chancellor’s report Strategic Plan Update FY 2021 Tuition Proposal/Recommendation… Read More


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Harry Sharp Named Professor Emeritus, Honored by College of Dentistry

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Harry Sharp, DDS, was greeted with a standing ovation November 20th as he walked into the student lounge of the UTHSC College of Dentistry. He was also struck by surprise. “I didn’t have a clue,” Dr. Sharp said. “You talk about a shocker; I was not prepared for this.” The applause was to honor Dr.… Read More


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Collaborative Research Leads to Creative Solution

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Can a candy be good for your teeth? It can be, with the right ingredients. Researchers from the College of Dentistry and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have worked together to develop lollipop that is changing the way erosion of tooth enamel is treated. Searching for Options The… Read More


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Cassandra Christiansen Named Director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach for the College of Dentistry

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Cassandra Christiansen, RDH, MPA, EdD, associate professor and former chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach, a new position in the College of Dentistry. In this role, Dr. Christiansen, who has been with UTHSC since 1996, is… Read More


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UTHSC Big Participant in Recent Block Party for Peace

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined hundreds in the city of Memphis for a block party geared toward improving the quality of life for our neighbors. “The Block Party for Peace is about improving people’s quality of life through education, employment and health,” said State Representative Antonio Parkinson, founder and organizer of Block… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Orpheus Triplett Named Assistant Dean of Community Oral Health and Outreach for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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In 2014, Orpheus Triplett was hired by the College of Dentistry as director of Community Relations and Outreach to foster relationships with organizations throughout the community. In that role, he established relationships with Head Start, Agape Child and Family Services, New Horizon Apartments, Red Door Ministries, daycare centers, and senior citizen and nursing homes, all… Read More