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UTHSC College of Nursing Virtual Symposium To Offer Stories of Service on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will host a free, live, virtual symposium, “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic,” on June 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m. During this virtual event via Zoom, faculty and students from the College of Nursing will share stories of hope and perseverance from their… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Graduates 793 New Health Professionals Virtually

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 793 new health care professionals during virtual commencement celebrations between May and August. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no in-person ceremonies are being held, however, each college is acknowledging its graduates virtually in its own manner. In addition, UTHSC is recognizing each graduating class on social… Read More


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Christie Cavallo Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

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When Christie Cavallo, MSN, RN, was growing up in Mississippi, her life revolved around caring for her mother, who had systemic lupus, and her youngest brother, who had a congenital defect. “We practically lived in hospitals and clinics,” she said. “I felt helpless as a child and in taking care of my mom and helping… Read More


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UTHSC Students Screen Public at Call Center for COVID-19 Testing

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A team of UTHSC medical and nursing students have been working diligently behind the scenes in the fight against COVID-19. Made up mostly of third-year medical students and nursing students, the COVID-19 Call Center, works in tandem with the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds to triage the public for testing. Since opening… Read More


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Appling Recalls Nursing Career as Lifetime of Opportunity

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Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, was sure she wanted to study literature or journalism until she attended her cousin’s graduation from nursing school. “The ceremony moved me. It spoke to me, and I realized that I wanted to do something noble with my life, something that was more than just about me,” she said.… Read More


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Nursing Professor Edits First Test-Prep Text for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

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The first test preparation text ever published for the national certification exam for neonatal nurse practitioners has entered the textbook market, thanks to the efforts of a nursing professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Assistant Professor Amy Koehn, PhD, MSN, NNP-BC, who coordinates the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) program for the UTHSC… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing to Lead Year of the Nurse Campaign Locally

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As the first College of Nursing established in Tennessee, the UTHSC College of Nursing is leading the way in recognizing the impact of the nursing profession in the Mid-South during 2020, which has been designated as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO estimates that the world… Read More


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Ansley Stanfill Shaping Research in the College of Nursing

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Ansley Stanfill first set foot on the UTHSC campus 10 years ago when she pursued and completed her PhD in nursing science through the College of Graduate Health Sciences. After finishing her postgraduate training in genomics, she joined the faculty of the College of Nursing in 2016 as an assistant professor, with a joint appointment… Read More