Tag: College of Health Professions


Richey Appointed to UT Board of Trustees Education, Research, and Service Committee

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Phyllis Richey, PhD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been appointed to the Education, Research, and Service Committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. She will begin serving on the committee July 1 for a one-year term. “I am truly honored to have been selected to be the… Read More


UTHSC Researchers Awarded $500,000 to Test Mitochondria Therapy to Improve Neuromuscular Function Following Injury

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $500,000 grant over three years from the Department of Defense to test a novel strategy using mitochondria transplantation therapy for restoration of neuromuscular structure and function after injury. Poor or incomplete muscle repair after an injury delays or prevents normal function and can… Read More


UTHSC’s Madlock-Brown Participating in National COVID Data Research Collaborative

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One of UTHSC’s data scientists is applying her extensive expertise in informatics to a national effort to leverage big data in the fight against COVID-19. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, a faculty member in Health Informatics and Information Management at UTHSC, is a co-lead for one of the clinical domain teams of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative… Read More


Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences to Participate in Virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be among this year’s participants in the virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 14. So far, the department has raised $1,490 of its $2,000 goal for the fundraiser that benefits the… Read More


College of Health Professions Celebrates Health Information Professionals Week

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The 31st-annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week runs October 11-17. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) celebrates health information professionals during the week with activities in their organizations and the community to raise awareness of the important work they perform. “As our health care ecosystem continues to evolve, health information professionals remain committed to… Read More


UTHSC Student’s Data Application Influencing Health Care Outcomes During Pandemic

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Leigh McCormack, an online PhD student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is using her technology startup to make a difference in health care outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. McCormack, who is focusing her studies on health policy in the Health Informatics and Information Management program, is… Read More


Madlock-Brown Gives Keynote Presentation at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium

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Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, assistant professor of Health Informatics and Information Management  in the College of Health Professions and co-director of Informatics at the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University  of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently gave the keynote address at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium via Zoom. The title… Read More


UTHSC Alumnae Start Camp for Children With Special Needs

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When UTHSC College of Health Professions alumna and pediatric physical therapist Ashleigh Dalton, DPT, was researching recreational resources for her clients, she noticed that there was a lack of summer camps available for children with special needs.  So, she teamed up with fellow COHP alumna and pediatric occupational therapist Helen Berry, OTR/L, to start Camp… Read More