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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


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UTHSC College of Nursing Doctoral Program Ranked No. 26 in Country by U.S. News and World Report

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The Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 26 on the U.S. News & World Report list of DNP programs in the magazine’s 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. This ranking places the UTHSC College of Nursing DNP program in the top… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Emergency Support Fund Helps Students in Need

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  The Student Emergency Support Fund established by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has distributed $6,600 in emergency aid to students in need and will distribute another $11,000 this fall and winter. In 2018, the college started a fund-raising campaign to formalize a means to help students cope… Read More


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UTHSC Nurse Leader Honored And Humbled to Be Chief Nursing Officer for Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital

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Terri Stewart, MSN, RN, retired once as a chief nursing officer (CNO), but she has been called upon to take on the CNO role again as Memphis prepares an alternate-care hospital to accommodate a possible surge in the COVID-19 pandemic. Stewart is a nursing instructor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing’s 2019 NightinGala Honors Mid-South Nurses

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Nearly 250 nurses and supporters from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond attended the third-annual NightinGala Saturday hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The gala, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12), saluted the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Well-Represented at Nursing Health Policy Summit in Washington

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Kristin Fitchpatric, a DNP student in the UTHSC College of Nursing, believes part of her job as a nurse is to stay up to date on health policy. When she got the chance to apply to join a contingent from the UTHSC College of Nursing at the recent American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)… Read More