Tag: College of Health Professions


$1 Million Grant to Aid Work with Hearing Impaired Children

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Faculty members in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have received a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow graduate students to receive… Read More


Kasser Named Interim Chair of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Richard Kasser, PhD, PT, interim chair and program director for the for the Department of Physical Therapy. In addition to this role, Dr. Kasser will continue to serve in his current position as assistant dean for Student Affairs in the… Read More


OT Podcast Has Worldwide Reach

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Stephanie Lancaster, program director for the UTHSC Department of Occupational Therapy, saw a gap in the podcast world and decided to take a chance in sharing her love of occupational therapy with others by developing a podcast titled “On The Air.” To get started, Dr. Lancaster discovered tips and tricks online about how to start… Read More


Tricia Hedinger Co-Authors Stuttering Book

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Tricia Hedinger, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, associate professor and speech-language pathologist in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has co-authored a book about childhood stuttering, titled “BullyBlossom: A Tale of Overcoming Bullies and Embracing Stuttering to Live a Life of Achievement.” Hedinger wrote the book with Knoxville businessman and… Read More


Hassan Aziz Named President-Elect of American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, executive associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Dr. Aziz will hold… Read More


Health Professions: Making Strides

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The latest issue of the College of Health Professions Magazine is now available. This issue covers the important steps the college is taking toward obtaining their goal to become a Top 20 in national ranking for each of their programs. In this issue you’ll read about new faculty, the establishment of the new Department of… Read More


Hassan Aziz Appointed To International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science Scientific Network of Experts

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been appointed to the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS) Scientific Network of Experts. Dr.… Read More


Hunter Morris to Present Hepatitis C Research at National Native Health Research Training Conference

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Hunter Morris, PharmD, a health informatics and information management student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present the results of his research study at the third-annual National Native Health Research Training Conference. It will take place virtually later this month. Hepatitis C, a liver infection, caused… Read More