Tag: College of Health Professions


UTHSC Launches Elective Course in Telemedicine

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Due to the increased attention focused on telemedicine during the coronavirus pandemic, experts at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are collaborating to offer a new elective course to medical students. Launched last month, the six-credit-hour course trains medical students in the clinical practice of telemedicine, technology, policies, benefits, and drawbacks. Sajeesh Kumar, PhD,… Read More


Physical Therapist Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life in COVID-19 Patients

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Tamika Love, DPT, is among the many graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who are serving as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. A 2010 graduate of the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, she has been assigned to assist in the rehabilitation of patients who have… Read More


UTHSC Researcher Receives NIH Award for Multimorbidity Research

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A UTHSC researcher has been awarded an R15 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her work to identify and understand trends in age-related multimorbidity. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, assistant professor in the Health Informatics and Information Management Program is the principal investigator on the study titled “Data-Driven Identification of Costly Multi-Morbidity Groupings and Their… Read More


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


UTHSC to Host Webinar on Role of Laboratory Testing in COVID-19 Pandemic

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The College of Health Professions Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. titled “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar, which is free to the UTHSC community and the public, will feature a panel of experts in laboratory… Read More


College of Health Professions Hosts Webinar on Telemedicine

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the UTHSC College of Health Professions hosted a webinar Tuesday titled “Telemedicine in the time of COVID-19.” The webinar drew more than 200 participants from across the state. Moderated by Hassan Aziz, PhD, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Students Affairs in the College of Health Professions, the… Read More


Doettl Making a Difference in Children’s Lives Through Dizziness Clinic

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Steven M. Doettl, AuD, CCC-A has spent years working to help children with balance and dizziness issues. Dr. Doettl, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, founded the Dizziness Clinic on the Knoxville campus. Since inception, the Dizziness Clinic has become the… Read More


College of Health Professions Undergoes Departmental Restructure

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Two departments in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have merged for a better structural alignment within the college. The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management are now known as the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences. “This merger  will create… Read More