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Six Nurses Honored with Regional Awards at NightinGala for National Nurses Week

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Six nurses from the Mid-South and Nashville were recognized with awards at the Sixth-Annual NightinGala, an event coordinated by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. The NightinGala is held during National Nurses Week, which is May 6-12. More than 200 people attended the event, held May 6 at the Hilton-Memphis. It… Read More


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Scholarship in College of Nursing Honors Alumna and Faculty Member Who Passed Away Recently

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is establishing an endowed scholarship to honor the memory of Assistant Professor Melody Waller, PhD, RN, a rising nurse leader who passed away February 6. Dr. Waller, 43, was recently appointed as director of the college’s Dr. Margaret A. Newman Center for Nursing Theory. The… Read More


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College of Nursing Establishes new Department of Community and Population Health

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Professor Sarah Jane Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, APRN, FAAN, has been selected to lead a new department in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. Dr. Rhoads will serve as chair of the Department of Community and Population Health. The development of a third department in the college is a response… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Named A 2021 Health Care Hero

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, said that as an MSN student in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the 1990s, she never thought she would be a faculty member, much less the dean of the college. Dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing since 2015, this week… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Moves into New Home on Memphis Campus

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After more than 100 years in operation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has moved to a home of its own. As part of the $70 million renovation of the Historic Quadrangle on the UTHSC Memphis campus, the College of Nursing has a dedicated building for faculty, students, and staff, for… Read More