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UTHSC Communicators Win Awards in International Creative Competition

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Communicators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center won honors during this year’s Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition that is among the oldest and largest creative awards in the world. The Office of Communications and Marketing won the competition’s highest honor, a Platinum Award, for the 2019-2020 Annual Report. The report is comprised of… Read More


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NightinGala’s Nursing Awards Celebrate the Most Trusted Profession

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will launch its celebration of National Nurses Week May 6 with the fifth-annual NightinGala, an event that recognizes nurse heroes for their positive impact on patients and the Mid-South community. Nurses from three Memphis hospitals, the Tennessee Department of Health, and UTHSC will be honored… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Launches Traditional BSN Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is opening a traditional, two-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program as a complement to its existing 12-month, accelerated BSN program. The traditional BSN will be geared to students who have completed 60 hours of prerequisite courses at a community college or other college… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Opens Nurse-Midwifery Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is now offering a Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery (DNP NMW) option – the only such program at a public university in Tennessee. The UTHSC College of Nursing has received a four-year pre-accreditation from the American College of Midwifery Education and anticipates admitting its first… Read More


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Graduate of UTHSC Nursing Science Program Identifies Potential New Measure for Alzheimer’s Risk

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Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN,… Read More


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UTHSC Expands Accelerated Nursing Program, As Americans Rate Nursing as Most Trusted Profession for 19th Year

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For 19 years in a row, Americans have ranked nurses as the most ethical and honest profession, according to the 2020 Gallup Poll. “This is especially noteworthy as the poll took place during the COVID-19 pandemic – an unprecedented experience in our lifetimes – but it is not surprising,” said Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc,… Read More


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UTHSC’s New Accelerated BSN Program Achieves 100-Percent First-Time Board Pass Rate

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First Cohort of 12-Month Program Overcomes Pandemic Challenges Becoming a nurse in one year sounds like an impossible task. But the 53 graduates of the first 12-month BSN cohort at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center achieved that goal during the COVID-19 pandemic and attained a 100-percent first-time pass rate on the National Council… Read More


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Emergency Treatment for Devastating Stroke to be Tested in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Stroke Team is joining researchers from more than 100 hospitals worldwide to conduct a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research study called FASTEST that will test the safety and efficacy of a medication called recombinant factor Vlla to prevent hemorrhage expansion in patients with strokes caused by bleeding… Read More