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College of Dentistry Honors Distinguished Alumni During William F. Slagle Dental Meeting

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  Four awards were presented to distinguished alumni during the recent William F. Slagle Dental Meeting and College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). There were a total of 834 attendees at the meeting. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, and the late Carl L. Sebelius, DDS, received… Read More


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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

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Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February 23. More than 170 students… Read More


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UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

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For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea for the community service event… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Opens New Clinic in Chattanooga

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Continuing its mission to expand its clinical reach across the state, the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has established a dental clinic in Chattanooga to care for the working poor. The clinic, which opened September 12, is located in the Dodson Avenue Neighborhood Health Center. It is the third… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Dentistry to Unveil Bronze Bust Honoring Alumnus and Former Gov. Winfield Dunn

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Sculpture Will Have Prominent Place in Lobby of Namesake Dental Building When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center needed to raise money to update its building and equipment roughly a decade ago, former Gov. Winfield C. Dunn, a 1955 graduate of the college, stepped up. He served as an… Read More


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Chad Epps, MD, Named Executive Director of the New $36.7 Million Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center Being Constructed at UTHSC

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Chad Epps, MD, was a high school teacher before he became a physician. As the new executive director of the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center under construction at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Epps will combine his expertise as a physician and a teacher to improve education for future health… Read More


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College of Dentistry Discusses Proposal for Study Abroad Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry has been successful in expanding its reach across the state. It is now looking to broaden its reach internationally through a study abroad program. Representatives from the European Union (EU) recently presented a proposal to Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, and Timothy L. Hottel, DDS,… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 779 New Health Care Professionals this Month

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 779 new health care professionals at separate ceremonies for each of its six colleges from May 12 through May 27. The 779 graduates include: 123 from the College of Dentistry 77 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences 188 from the College of Health Professions 158… Read More