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UTHSC Students Join Community Vaccination Workforce

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are joining volunteers from various local academic health care institutions to assist the Shelby County Health Department in the administration of second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to the community this week. University Clinical Health (UCH), UTHSC, and the City of Memphis are collaborating in organizing the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ferrara Among 2020 CFO of the Year Honorees

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As the senior vice chancellor for Finance and chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Anthony A. Ferrara, CPA, MAS, sees his job as “helping move the institution forward.” Ferrara has guided the financial reins of the state’s academic health science institution since 2005. It’s no easy task, however, he has… Read More


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Chancellor Schwab Says UTHSC Has Stood Strong in Face of Pandemic

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In his 2019-2020 State of the University Address, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, Monday said the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is “weathering COVID in a lean, but strong fashion.” Speaking via Zoom in his 11th-annual State of the University Address, the chancellor said the university has “maintained our budget, maintained our workforce, and… Read More


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UTHSC Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Community Partners

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has provided hundreds of cases of hand sanitizer manufactured in its Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions to the university’s core teaching hospitals and the Shelby County Health Department. The gift of this high-demand item is an extension of the university’s comprehensive work to fight the spread… Read More


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UTHSC Ranks 12th in Campus Safety by National Campus Safety Summit

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center ranks No. 12 on the new Safe Campus Top 25 list released by the National Campus Safety Summit, the largest campus safety conference in the nation. Other universities receiving recognition include California State University, Fullerton; Furman University; and the University of Houston. The campus police departments at the… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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UTHSC Aids Renovation of Auditorium at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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The Russell W. Chesney Auditorium at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has sentimental and practical ties to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. It is named after Russell W. Chesney, MD, the longtime chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UTHSC and a nephrologist at Le Bonheur. Dr. Chesney, who served for more than 23 years as… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Tours Memphis Campus

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Members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board got an up-close look at the Memphis campus this week during their third meeting since the board was established by the state legislature last year. On Monday, the members took a walking tour to see some of the newest additions on campus, including the… Read More