Tag: Dr. Altha Stewart


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College of Medicine Sows Seeds of Health in New Frayser Community Garden

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fall planting event inviting members of the community to begin the fall planting.

Ernest J. Trice, a volunteer urban gardener, stood at the edge of several plowed rows in a field in Frayser Wednesday afternoon explaining the finer points of sowing seeds to those who gathered for the fall planting kick-off of the Frayser Community Garden, a new outreach effort of the College of Medicine at the University… Read More


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UTHSC Leaders Receive UT President’s Awards

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Two leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, one an advocate for health equity and the other a researcher of highly pathogenic viruses, are among six employees honored with the 2021 UT President’s Awards announced today by President Randy Boyd during the UT Board of Trustees meeting at the UTHSC Memphis campus. Altha… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Host Community Dialogue On Structural Racism in the Health Care System

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free, virtual community dialogue Wednesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” The roundtable discussion via Zoom will include leaders from the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart Works to Help Youth in the Bluff City

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In June, Altha Stewart, MD, stood on a Washington, D.C., stage to address a packed house at a black-tie benefit sponsored by actress Taraji P. Henson to raise money for the TV star’s foundation to build mental health awareness in the African American community. An associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


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Altha Stewart Named Senior Associate Dean for Community Health Engagement in the College of Medicine

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  When the executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center sought someone to lead a new initiative to further extend the work of the college into the community, one name rose to the top ­– Altha Stewart, MD. Dr. Stewart holds many titles at UTHSC. The newest… Read More


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UTHSC Opens New Youth Advocacy Center

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center marked the opening of its new Youth Advocacy Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony August 30. Located at 66 North Pauline, Suite 233, the center is a collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Shelby County Government Division of Community Services. The center will… Read More


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UTHSC and Community Partners Meet to Reenforce Commitment to Youth Affected by Trauma

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Mental health professionals, juvenile justice officials, educators, social services providers, and community leaders are meeting today at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to cap three years of work by the UTHSC Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and its partners to educate the community on the effects of trauma and adverse childhood… Read More


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UTHSC, The Healing Center to Host National Suicide and the Black Church Conference June 12-13

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Professionals from all over the city of Memphis are coming together to discuss and provide insight into child and adolescent suicide, with a specific focus on the black community. The 9th biannual National Suicide and the Black Church Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on June 12-13. This… Read More