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UTHSC College of Medicine to Host Community Dialogue On Structural Racism in the Health Care System

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free, virtual community dialogue Wednesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” The roundtable discussion via Zoom will include leaders from the… Read More


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Health meets Food™ Remotely As Culinary Medicine Course Moves Online

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken the UTHSC College Medicine’s Culinary Medicine course out of the kitchen on campus where it is traditionally taught, but the cooking and nutrition instruction has continued. Susan Warner, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medical Education in the UTHSC College of Medicine, continued the course remotely with the… Read More


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Students Help Develop Emergency and Crisis Management Course

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The impact of COVID-19 is affecting not only health care providers on the frontlines across the country, but thousands of medical students who have been removed from clinical rotations in order to avoid direct patient contact in response to the pandemic. Practicing social distancing required getting creative in how students would continue to learn the… Read More


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UTHSC Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Frayser

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continues to work to expand community access to testing for COVID-19 by adding new drive-thru testing sites that will be open a few days a week in areas of need in the community. The first of these sites opened Tuesday in Frayser at the North Frayser Community Center,… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students on Front Lines of COVID-19 Battle

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  Third-year medical student Sarah Steele said it has been an honor to be one of roughly four dozen medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center who have staffed a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 at the Mid-South Fairgrounds since it opened in mid-March. “As students, we feel so honored to have the… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Online Coronavirus Symposium

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More than 1,500 people registered for a two-hour online coronavirus symposium hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today. Leaders from UTHSC’s College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, and Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, as well as the Shelby County Health Department, shared the latest information on the development of the virus; its spread globally,… Read More


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UTHSC Establishes On-Campus Lab to Analyze COVID-19 Tests

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has opened a lab on campus to analyze COVID-19 test samples to help speed up diagnoses in the community. By next week, the lab in the Department of Pathology on the fifth floor of the 930 Madison Plaza Building is expected to be able to analyze up to 1,500 tests per day with a same-day, or at most… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Expected to Test More than 150 by End of Day

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  More than 50 people were tested for COVID-19 in the first days of operation for the drive-thru testing site established at the Mid-South Fairgrounds by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in conjunction with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis. The site, which opened Friday, is expected to have taken samples from up to 150 people by the… Read More