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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


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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