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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


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing Receives Grant For Sickle Cell Disease Care Boot Camp for Nurses

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a $50,000 grant to develop an innovative and intensive training program for nurses who care for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), Inc., is funding the project through its Access to Excellent Care for Sickle Cell Patients (ACCEL) grant… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing Awarded $1.5 Million HRSA Grant For Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund a much-needed expansion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training and certification in West Tennessee. SANE programs are designed to train nurses… Read More


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UTHSC COVID-19 Vaccine Team Honored by Leadership Memphis and City and County Mayors

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Today, a special tribute was held for volunteers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honoring them for their volunteer efforts at the Pipkin COVID-19 vaccination site. The event was held onsite at 940 Early Maxwell Blvd, and hosted by Leadership Memphis, Volunteer Memphis, City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, and Shelby County Mayor… Read More


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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