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Pradeep Lukka Receives Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award

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Pradeep Lukka, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP). Presented during the organization’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the award is the highest trainee… Read More


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Collaborative Research Leads to Creative Solution

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Can a candy be good for your teeth? It can be, with the right ingredients. Researchers from the College of Dentistry and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have worked together to develop lollipop that is changing the way erosion of tooth enamel is treated. Searching for Options The… Read More


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Glen Farr To Retire From UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Following a distinguished 46-year career of leadership and public service on the faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Glen Farr, PharmD, has announced plans to retire, effective September 1. Dr. Farr joined UTHSC in 1973 and was one of the first pharmacists in East Tennessee to earn the Doctor… Read More


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320 Children Provided Free Backpacks and Health Care Resources During Back To School Family Affair at UTHSC

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More than 320 students received free medical screenings, immunizations, and health information Saturday at the 31st annual Back to School Family Affair put on by Omega Ministries/Omega Healthy Practices and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Faculty, staff, and students from multiple colleges at UTHSC were on hand, to offer oral health education, eye… Read More


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Christopher Finch Named Chair of Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at UTHSC

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Christopher Finch, PharmD, as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science for the college. Dr. Finch will begin his new role on July 8. He will… Read More


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Elizabeth Hall Named Director of Assessment for the UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Elizabeth Hall, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, has been named director of assessment for the College of Pharmacy by Dawn Havrda, PharmD, interim chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science and associate dean for academic affairs. Starting July 1, Dr. Hall will be responsible for leading and managing the college’s assessment activities and manage… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Student Competes In NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”

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Ask Benjamin Wilson which is more difficult, pharmacy school or being a ninja and he will tell you – both are challenging in their own right. The fourth-year pharmacy student was recently selected to compete in the regional competition of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” in Atlanta. Wilson, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, has been a… Read More