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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More


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New Building Brings New Day for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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By all measures, the new dental building under construction on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus is a game changer for the UTHSC College of Dentistry. In late October, the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a request from UTHSC to name the building, the Delta Dental of Tennessee Building. The… Read More


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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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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves Proposal to Hold Tuition Steady for 2022 Academic Year

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No tuition increases are currently planned for the 2022 academic year at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, according to a recommendation made Wednesday by Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, to the UTHSC Advisory Board. In its first meeting of the year, held virtually via Zoom, the board approved the university’s tuition recommendation, which will… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Virtual Meeting

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually on Friday, May 15. Topics discussed at the meeting, which was conducted via Zoom, included a report by Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, detailing the university’s plan for a gradual and safe “return” to campus by fall, UTHSC’s Fiscal 2021 budget, and an overview… Read More


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New UTHSC Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur a Win for All

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UTHSC College of Dentistry Dean James Ragain, DDS, PhD, Wednesday said the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is a “win-win situation” for the university, for the hospital, and for the community. The dean was speaking at a “floss-cutting” (ribbon-cutting) ceremony that officially opened the new dental clinic located… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… 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