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94 Degrees Awarded at UTHSC’s 2022 Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently held its Winter Commencement ceremony at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, graduating 94 future health care professionals. “You are a particularly special class because you have graduated in spite of and during a global pandemic,” Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, said in presiding at the ceremony.… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 94 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 94 graduating students, including 17 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 9 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Welcomes New Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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Charleen McNeill, PhD, MSN, RN, has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing as a professor and the executive associate dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. McNeill comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, where she filled a similar role as associate dean for Academic… Read More


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Resilience, Community Support Push Midwifery Student toward Goal after Tragedy

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Allison Doyle looks through a microscope.

Empowering. That is how Alison Doyle describes the care she received from a midwife during her first pregnancy at age 20. “She was really compassionate and caring and encouraged us to read books about childbirth and research all the recommendations she made,” Doyle said. “I wanted everyone to be treated this way.” National Midwifery Week… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Alumnae Receive $10,000 for Rural Clinic After TODAY Show Appearance

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Mother-daughter nurses Robin and Piper Black, both alumnae of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, were featured on the T0DAY show Friday in recognition of Mother’s Day and the start of National Nursing week. Robin is a nurse practitioner, who has practiced in rural Erin, Tennessee, for nearly 30 years. Daughter… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Offers Inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam

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Storytelling is one of the earliest human art forms, and it still packs a punch even in our high-tech culture. The power of storytelling will be on full display at the inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam at 6:00 p.m., March 24, in the Schreier Auditorium of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison. Hosted by the University of… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Receives $377,000 to Offer COVID Vaccine Education in Rural Counties

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With $377,000 from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD), faculty and staff in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing are on the ground three days a week in six rural West Tennessee counties, offering education on the COVID vaccine to residents. “We will meet with various organizations within the… Read More


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BSN Student Persists to Graduation Despite Health Crises

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  With degrees in biology and public health, James Davis had been part of the health care world for years when he decided to become a registered nurse. “I wanted that patient interaction,” he said. What he didn’t realize was that he would also receive a front-row seat to the patient’s perspective while pursuing his… Read More