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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


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State Emergency Management Director Says UTHSC Safety Measures Impressive

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Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Director Patrick Sheehan Wednesday said he is very impressed with the security measures that have been instituted at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to keep the campus community safe. His remarks came during a tour of the UTHSC campus led by Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken… Read More


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Inaugural UTHSC Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion a Success

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The inaugural UTHSC College of Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion last weekend drew 120 alumni members and guests. They came to Memphis from Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee for the historic gathering that honored the past and looked to the future. In 1964, Alvin Crawford, MD, was… Read More


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UTHSC in Top 10 on Safest Colleges in America List

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ranked in the Top 10 among the 2019 Safest Colleges in America, according to a list released this month by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). The organization compiled the list using data from law enforcement and FBI crime reports. It looked at 490… Read More


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UTHSC Updates Campus Master Plan for Growth

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Nearly five years after launching its first Campus Master Plan in decades, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is beginning the process of updating its blueprint for growth. The 2019 UTHSC Campus Master Plan Update will present the long-term vision for the campus, linking the university’s future strategic and academic plans, facilities planning, and… Read More


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Campus Honors its Veterans

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UTHSC today paid tribute to its military veterans with a breakfast and program in their honor. “I want to, on behalf of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, thank you for your service,” said Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC, himself a veteran of the… Read More