Tag: College of Pharmacy


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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UTHSC Pharmacy Students Provide Masks for Underserved

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The UTHSC College of Pharmacy chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) is making face coverings to help underserved communities in Tennessee during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amelia Thompson, the SNPhA chapter president, said the chapter wanted to donate the face coverings to underserved African American communities because these communities have been disproportionately affected by… 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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UTHSC Team Receives $3.3 Million Award to Study Antifungal Resistance

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A team of UTHSC researchers in the College of Pharmacy has been awarded a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for their study of drug-resistance mechanisms of a fungal pathogen responsible for fatal lung infections. Jarrod R. Fortwendel, PhD, associate professor in the College of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, and P.… Read More


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UTHSC Team Awarded $2.27 Million for New Breast Cancer Therapy Research

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A research team at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been awarded $2.27 million to study a potential next-generation treatment for late-stage breast cancer. Wei Li, PhD, professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and director of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center, and Tiffany Seagroves, PhD, professor of Pathology in the UTHSC College… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Provides Knoxville Campus Option for P1 Spring

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Beginning in the spring of 2021, students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy who are placed at the Knoxville campus for their second through fourth year of pharmacy school will be able to go to Knoxville a semester earlier. Currently, students spend the first full year (P1) of pharmacy school… Read More


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Goal #1: Helping Students Succeed

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Chasity Shelton knows the benefits of attending the UTHSC College of Pharmacy. She began her journey as a student in the college in 2001 and is now charged with ensuring the success of others who attend the college. Promoted to assistant dean for student success earlier this year, Dr. Shelton, who holds PharmD, FCCP, BCPS,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More