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UTHSC Alumna Makes it Her Mission to Mentor Minority and Underrepresented Students Toward Careers in Health Care

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The path to medical school began in high school for Memphis native Jasmine Jefferson, when she met a woman who would become her mentor, her cheerleader, and soon, her colleague in health care. Jefferson, a third-year student in the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was considering a future in medicine or engineering in… Read More


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Renovation of UTHSC Historic Quadrangle Provides Stately Focal Point for Memphis Campus

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The newly renovated Historic Quadrangle on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus stands on a foundation of more than bricks and mortar. It stands on the vision and perseverance of UTHSC’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE. Dr. Brown, who has been at UTHSC more… Read More


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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