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Student Pharmacists Assist in Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Student pharmacists from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy have volunteered to assist in administering COVID-19 vaccinations across the state. Students on the UTHSC campus in Memphis have worked alongside University Health Services and students from other colleges to administer vaccinations for priority groups defined by the Centers for Disease Control,… Read More


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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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Virus Hunter: UTHSC’s Colleen Jonsson Seeks Answers to Treat Deadly Viruses, Including COVID-19

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It’s 105 degrees in June in the jungle of Paraguay, and Colleen Jonsson and her students are hunting a killer. They’re sweating under heavy biosafety gear and working in a makeshift lab set up on the porch of a house owned by the World Wildlife Federation. Their elusive prey is the hantavirus, a rodent-borne disease… Read More


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Physical Therapist Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life in COVID-19 Patients

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Tamika Love, DPT, is among the many graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who are serving as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. A 2010 graduate of the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, she has been assigned to assist in the rehabilitation of patients who have… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute Emphasizes Importance of Emergency Care During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has continued to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we are following the Safer at Home guidelines, HEI has remained open to provide urgent care and emergency services to our patients and their families,” said Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS,… Read More


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Facilities, University Health Services Maximize Efforts to Keep Campus Healthy

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The Facilities Department and University Health Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are working diligently to keep the campus healthy. In the early days of the spread of COVID-19, leaders of both organizations wanted not only to support the local, national, and global effort to battle the virus, but to join together… Read More


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Students Show Heart of Nursing in COVID-19 Volunteer Efforts

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who are volunteering at the COVID-19 testing site on Tiger Lane at the Mid-South Fairgrounds view the experience as an opportunity to live out their mission as nurses. “Nurses are a strong force and have always been willing to jump in… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students on Front Lines of COVID-19 Battle

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  Third-year medical student Sarah Steele said it has been an honor to be one of roughly four dozen medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center who have staffed a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 at the Mid-South Fairgrounds since it opened in mid-March. “As students, we feel so honored to have the… Read More