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Sickle Cell Boot Camp for Nurses Sets Pilot Program at UTHSC College of Nursing

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Nurses who care for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) can have a major impact on improving health outcomes and quality of life for their patients. But this is not possible without the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide specialized comprehensive care. That is why the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Meets in Memphis, Approves FY 2023 Budget

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met Wednesday, May 11, in Memphis, welcoming new members, hearing a report from Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, on his first few months in office, receiving updates from the deans of UTHSC’s six colleges, and approving the university’s FY 2023 budget, which raises its minimum wage to… Read More


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Six Nurses Honored with Regional Awards at NightinGala for National Nurses Week

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Six nurses from the Mid-South and Nashville were recognized with awards at the Sixth-Annual NightinGala, an event coordinated by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. The NightinGala is held during National Nurses Week, which is May 6-12. More than 200 people attended the event, held May 6 at the Hilton-Memphis. It… Read More


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UTHSC to Award 844 Degrees During 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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Nurses Sarah and Brandon May are among 844 graduates to receive diplomas during UTHSC's 2022 Commencement Ceremonies.

Brandon and Sarah May, both nurses, dream that one day they might operate their own rural health clinic to help people who are underserved and don’t have access to care. The couple take a major step toward that goal on Monday, when they graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Doctor of Nursing… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumnae to be Featured on TODAY Friday

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The pair were filmed doing what they do together, taking care of the people of rural Erin, Tennessee. The footage will be shown during their live interview in New York Friday at 8 a.m. EST (7 a.m. CST).

An alumna of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and her daughter, who is graduating from the college next week, will be featured in the Mother’s Day coverage of NBC’s TODAY show in New York City on Friday, May 6, the first day of National Nurses Week. Alumna Robin Black, FNP-BC,… Read More


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College of Nursing Celebrates Nurses Week With NightinGala, Nurse Hero Awards, Runyan Community Nursing Award

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The 2022 NightinGala marks the first time since the pandemic that the annual celebration will take place in person.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will begin National Nurses Week May 6 by recognizing nurse heroes at NightinGala 2022. The event, which celebrates excellence in nursing, will be held at the Hilton-Memphis from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Although NightinGala is in its sixth year, this will be the first… Read More


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Nursing Professor To Enter International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

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Professor Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, will be inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame this year in recognition of the global impact of her nursing research. Dr. Day will join 31 other world-renowned nurse researchers being inducted into the Hall of… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing’s Doctoral Program Ranked 27th By U.S. News & World Report

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UTHSC College of Nursing's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs are ranked No 27 by U.S. News & World Report.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 27 by U.S. News & World Report for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs in the magazine’s Best Graduate Schools list for 2023. This ranking places the college in the top 7 percent of all DNP programs nationwide, ranked and… Read More