Tag: College of Health Professions


Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy, Health Informatics Concentration, Has First Graduate

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April Insco, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, CPHI, CCS, has the distinction of being the first student to graduate from the UTHSC Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy (IHOP) program with a concentration in health informatics. “Completing a doctoral degree is a major accomplishment in itself, but to be the first one in this concentration makes me… Read More


Elizabeth Evans Named Student Representative of the UTHSC Advisory Board

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Elizabeth Evans, SPT, BS, has wanted to become a physical therapist since witnessing therapists caring for her youngest sister, who was born with cerebral palsy and autism. Now, she is pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy, while becoming a prominent student leader at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Evans, a second-year physical therapy… Read More


Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center raised over $5,700 at the annual Art Show and Auction

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center recently raised more than $5,700 at its sixth-annual Art Show and Auction, surpassing their original fundraising goal of $4,000. The funds raised will be used to support the student-run pro-bono therapy center, which provides occupational therapy services to children who would not otherwise be able to afford services. The… Read More


UTHSC Team Receives $1.3 Million for Education Initiative Promoting Careers in Allied Health

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded $1.3 million to a new University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) initiative to educate rural Tennessee high school students about careers in medical laboratory sciences and public health information technology. Jacen Moore, PhD, MLS (ASCP), assistant professor in the department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences… Read More


UTHSC College of Health Professions Adds New Pathologists’ Assistant Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions is proud to announce the addition of its newest degree program in pathology. As part of the Department of Diagnostic Health Sciences, the two-year Pathologists’ Assistant Master of Health Science (MHS) program will prepare students for the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) board… Read More


Women’s Resource Group, College of Health Professions Raise $750 for Dress for Success

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The UTHSC Women’s Resource Group recently raised $750 and collected several hundred articles of clothing for the Memphis chapter of Dress for Success during a recent charity mixer and fashion show. Cohosted by the College of Health Professions (CoHP), the event featured several members of the CoHP faculty and staff, as well as members of… Read More


UTHSC Team Receives $2.85 Million For Research Project on Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease

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A UTHSC research team has been awarded $2.85 million from the National Institute on Aging for a project that will deepen understanding of how mitochondria influence the aging process and age-related diseases. David Ashbrook, PhD, assistant professor of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, is the principal investigator on the study examining how sex, diet, age, and… Read More


UTHSC Researchers Test New, Safer Fixative for Tissue Samples

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Faculty and student researchers from the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions are researching safer alternatives to current methods of performing a laboratory process critical in the preservation, analysis and diagnosis of tissue samples. Their findings were recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal… Read More