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OED Hosts Stalking Awareness Workshop On Campus

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January is Stalking Awareness Month, and the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) hosted a workshop yesterday centered around the topic. Led by Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, MS, counseling psychologist in University Health Services at UTHSC, the workshop entitled, “Stalking Isn’t Romantic: Healthy Relationships 101,” taught… Read More


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Kathy Gibbs Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for SASSI

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Kathy Gibbs, MEd, MS, has been named assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI). She previously served as director. Gibbs joined UTHSC as an educational specialist in 1993 to develop, implement and evaluate retention programs for students, including peer tutoring, academic counseling, outreach, and workshops. In 2000 Gibbs… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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UTHSC To Become Smoke-Free Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ringing in the new year by joining the more than 1,757 campuses across the country in becoming a smoke-free campus. Effective January 1, 2018, use of, advertising, sale, or free sampling of smoking products on university property, facilities, grounds, and controlled venues will be prohibited, effective 24… Read More


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New Health Initiative for UTHSC Facilities and Administrative Employees a Lifesaver

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Jeanetta Dixon believes a new health initiative for some employees at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center saved her life. Dixon, 59, a custodial foreman, found out she has diabetes, thanks to a free biometric screening offered to all facilities and administrative employees through University Health Services. She is now getting treatment, working to… Read More


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University Health Services Expands; Invites Faculty, Staff to Open House June 8

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University Health Services, the primary care clinic for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus, has a new look, more space, and expanded services. On Thursday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the clinic is hosting an open house for faculty and staff to drop by and see what’s new. The clinic… Read More