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College of Nursing Establishes new Department of Community and Population Health

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Professor Sarah Jane Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, APRN, FAAN, has been selected to lead a new department in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. Dr. Rhoads will serve as chair of the Department of Community and Population Health. The development of a third department in the college is a response… Read More


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UTHSC, Southwest Partner to Help Qualified Students Earn Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

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A new partnership between UTHSC and Southwest Tennessee Community College is designed to help qualified students earn nursing degrees.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Southwest Tennessee Community College have partnered to guarantee admission to UTHSC’s nursing program for Southwest students who meet requirements. The Partnership Enrollment Program is offered to graduates of Medical District High School (MDHS), which opened this year on the Union Avenue campus of Southwest.… Read More


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Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

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Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at 72

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Among the 149 recent winter graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a Professor Emeritus from the College of Pharmacy, who has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at age 72. “I suppose I am one of those lifelong learners,” said Candace Brown, PharmD, DNP, who received a DNP degree… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 149 New Health Care Professionals in 2021 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its 2021 Winter Commencement ceremony Monday, December 13, at 11 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be presented to 149 graduates, including 58 from the College of Nursing, 35 from the College of Medicine, 43 from the College of Graduate Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Named A 2021 Health Care Hero

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, said that as an MSN student in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the 1990s, she never thought she would be a faculty member, much less the dean of the college. Dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing since 2015, this week… Read More


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Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

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practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More