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Coleman Named Chair and Professor of Nursing’s Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) College of Nursing has announced the appointment of Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS, MPH, FAAN, as the chair and professor of the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. It was the College of Nursing’s rich history of implementing innovative and progressive educational initiatives that attracted Dr.… Read More


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BSN Graduates at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Licensure Exam For Third Year

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  For the third year in a row, 100 percent of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program graduates at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on the first attempt. Last year, the national pass rate was 84.5 percent, while the pass rate in the… Read More


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Student Spotlight: Nursing Student Jane Tidwell Finds Perfect Harmony Between Academia and Family

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Before the age of eighteen, College of Nursing student Yevheniya “Jane” Tidwell had lived in three countries. Her father’s career as a doctor and scientist of Military, Disaster and Extreme Medicine took her family throughout Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Although it was a challenge for her to continually adapt to new places and learn three… Read More


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College of Nursing Spotlight: Paving the Way for Nursing Education

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Tracing its history to 1887, making it the oldest college of nursing school in the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has been paving the way for nursing education and it continues. Simulation training is on the top of its list. Across the country, nursing education has been… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed care models that impact cost,… Read More


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Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, dean, professor,… Read More


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College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was among 88 nurse practitioners inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio, Texas. The FAANP recognition is awarded to nurse practitioners who have… Read More


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Chad Epps, MD, Named Executive Director of the New $36.7 Million Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center Being Constructed at UTHSC

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Chad Epps, MD, was a high school teacher before he became a physician. As the new executive director of the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center under construction at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Epps will combine his expertise as a physician and a teacher to improve education for future health… Read More