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Hilary Jasmin and Jess Newman-McDonald were both promoted to Associate Professor. To receive these promotions, they had to demonstrate to a committee of their peers that they have made significant contributions as a teacher, researcher, and professional in service to the university and their field.


✨ “Internal Carotid” ✨
We assume that’s the little fella’s name 🦫


📊🔍 Discover the Power of Data with Our Health Statistics Research Guide! 📚✨

Are you delving into health research and need reliable statistics to support your findings? Our comprehensive Health Statistics Research Guide is here to help! 🌟

🎯 What's Inside?
A curated list of sources covering a wide range of health topics, including:

Chronic Diseases
Mental Health
Global Health
Environmental Health
Health Disparities
And so much more!
🔗 Why Use Our Guide?

Trusted Sources: Access statistics from reputable organizations and databases.
Topic-Specific: Find the exact data you need quickly and efficiently.
Up-to-Date: Stay informed with the most current health statistics available.
Empower your research with accurate and relevant data. Visit our Health Statistics Research Guide today and take your research to the next level! 📈💡


Welcome to campus, incoming D1s! We hope you’re enjoying your first day and that you’ll come visit us soon! Don’t hesitate to reach out if there’s anything the Library can do to make your first year and beyond a success! 🧡💚

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry


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You are so smart! 💡 Remember, every step you take in your academic journey brings you closer to your goals. Our library is here to support you with all the resources and guidance you need. 🌟


Memphis native Margaret Newman, PhD, RN, was a world-renowned nurse theorist who earned her nursing degree at UTHSC. She also served as a civilian consultant to the U.S. Surgeon General. Dr. Newman is best known for her influential theory of “Health as Expanding Consciousness.”

Learn more about her life and work through her collection in the Health Science Historical Collection

Also plan to attend the Dr. Margaret A. Newman Distinguished Visiting Professor lecture on August 6


📚✨ Boost Your Research Game with EndNote! ✨📚

Attention all researchers, students, and faculty! 🎓 Are you tired of juggling citations and references manually? Join our upcoming EndNote workshops to master the art of seamlessly importing citations from various databases!

📅 Workshop Dates:

July 9, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
July 23, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

🔍 What You'll Learn:

Efficiently gather citations from databases like PubMed, Scopus, and more.
Organize and manage your references with ease.
Enhance your writing and publishing workflow.

💡 Why Attend?

Save time and reduce errors in your research.
Stay ahead with the latest tools and tips.
Gain valuable skills that support your academic journey.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your research process! 🌟


🌟 Celebrating student creativity and dedication! Check out this impressive rendition of the spinal cord by our talented students. Their hard work and passion for learning inspire us all! 💪📚


📚✨ Highlight ✨📚

We’re excited to spotlight the third edition of "Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment." Dive into the latest advancements in wound care with comprehensive coverage on:

🔍 Accurate wound diagnosis
💉 Innovative treatment protocols
🧬 Cutting-edge research and clinical techniques
📈 Enhanced visual aids with detailed atlas imagery

Whether you're advancing your knowledge or staying updated with the latest practices, this edition is your go-to guide for excellence in wound management. 🌟📖

Available now at from your UT Health Science Center Library - explore, learn, and elevate your expertise!


Good data is clean data! But, boy, is it a lot of work! Learn what and who can help!


📚 Spotlight: DSM-5-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis 🧠✨

Unlock the intricacies of mental health diagnosis with the DSM-5-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis! This indispensable guide is designed to help clinicians accurately differentiate and diagnose mental disorders, ensuring the best care for patients.

🔬 Key Features:

Step-by-step guidance on differential diagnosis
Comprehensive cross-referencing with DSM-5-TR criteria
Clear, concise descriptions to enhance clinical decision-making
Whether you’re a student, educator, or practicing clinician, this handbook is your essential companion for mastering the complexities of psychiatric diagnosis.

🩺 Available now from your UT Health Science Center Library at ! Elevate your understanding and application of mental health diagnosis with this vital resource.


🚨 Attention researchers in the medical device, pharmacology, and basic science fields 🚨
If you’re not versed in how to make the most out of Embase you may be missing out on a great tool for your research in study.
Register for our Embase workshop to learn all the tips and tricks for utilizing this powerful database ->


🔬 Migraine and Headache Awareness Month: Key Resources for Medical Professionals 🔬

Our Health Sciences Library is dedicated to providing you with the best resources to enhance your knowledge on migraines. This month, we are spotlighting:

Neurophysiology of the Migraine Brain: Explore the latest research findings.

Novel Synthetic Drugs in Migraine: Learn about new advancements in treatment.

Emerging Innovations and Treatment Options: Discover innovative approaches in migraine care.

Migraine in Medicine: A Machine-Generated Overview of Current Research: Access a comprehensive, AI-curated overview of current studies.

Equip yourself with the latest information and improve patient care. Visit us today! 📖


Research guides make finding resources about a certain topic easy! For example, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy students can make finding key textbooks a breeze!


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"The DSM-5-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis helps clinicians and students learning the process of psychiatric diagnosis to improve their skill in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis by providing a variety of approaches to consider symptomatic presentations. These include a six-step diagnostic framework of issues to consider for every patient, 30 decision trees and corresponding commentary to evaluate key presenting symptoms, and 67 differential diagnosis tables for use once a tentative diagnosis has been made, to ensure that all reasonable alternatives have received adequate consideration. Appendixes to this handbook include the DSM-5-TR Classification, to facilitate coding and to provide an overview of all the DSM-5-TR diagnoses that must be considered, as well as alphabetical indexes of the decision trees and differential diagnosis tables" - Summary from the Publisher
Read It Here ->


It's been a busy week for the UT Health Science Center Library. Librarians and staff traveled to Portland, OR, to present and learn at the national Medical Library Association Conference. Presentations include:

📙 Defining Our Scope: Eliminating "Service Creep" in Library Systematic Review Support Services by Jenessa McElfresh
📗 Speed Dating Through Evidence Synthesis Education: Finding Your Instructional Match including Jenessa McElfresh
📙 Going Further Together: Collaboratively Building a Brand New Research Impact Challenge by Annabelle Holt, Jess Newman McDonald, Jenessa McElfresh, Megg Doolin, and Sarah Newell
📗 How Do Journals and Publishers of Highly Selected Journals React to Submissions of Artificial Intelligence Assisted Manuscripts? Including Lin Wu


On Friday, Kaitlyn Ritacca, Sr. Reference Services Specialist, graduated with her Masters in Information Science!!! Congratulations, Kaitlyn! We're so proud of you and your dedication to serving the UT Health Science Center Community! 💚🧡

Photos from University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Health Sciences Library's post 05/16/2024

Were there any surprises in this list for you? Any you’re excited about? Find even more options in our Data Research Guide


Congratulations to UT Health Science Center’s newest graduates! And to those of you that aren’t quite done, congratulations on finishing another semester! 💚🧡


7 data tools you may not know you have access to
📗 ArcGIS
📙 Mathematica
📙 NVivo
📗 QDA Miner
📙 Qualtrics
📗 Stata
Were there any surprises in this list for you? Any you’re excited about?

Find even more options in our Data Research Guide

Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started 05/06/2024

Google Books has three different levels of access:
📗 Full text viewing: read the whole book online for free
📙 Preview: see some sections in full, others unavailable
📗 Snippet view: discover contents by search only
Even the most restricted view, snippet view, can be helpful when you’re looking for just the right book!

Learn more about searching Google

Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started


A time the future hinges on begins here 💚🧡

📸 from the 1965 Asklepieion yearbook


With finals getting underway, the whiteboards are filling up! How do you use the whiteboards to help yourself study?

Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started 04/30/2024

Google Scholar is best used when:
📙 Searching for gray literature
📗 Searching for partial or obscure citations
📙 Searching for information on particular journals or publications

Looking to level up your Google Scholar game even more? We’ve got a research guide for that!

Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started Research Guides: Google for Researchers: Getting Started


Pro Tip: Adding the Library to your Google Scholar account will save you so much time while you’re searching the literature!

Learn more about Google Scholar in our helpful guide!


There are so many different health science programs on this campus that it’s hard to find a solution for everybody, but these data sources have a little bit of everything!

Work smarter, not harder by incorporating data from previous studies into your research project.

📙 Google Dataset Search 📙
Using a simple keyword search, users can discover datasets hosted in thousands of repositories across the Web.

📗 Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) 📗
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

📙 Harvard Dataverse 📙
The Harvard Dataverse Repository is a free data repository open to all researchers from any discipline, both inside and outside of the Harvard community, where you can share, archive, cite, access, and explore research data. Explore data by subject, including "Medicine, Health and Life Sciences."

📗 OSF (Open Science Framework) 📗
OSF is a free, open multi-use platform that can be used to work collaboratively on research projects and openly share research data.

📙 Figshare 📙
Figshare is a free and open sharing data repository that can be searched or browsed by category. Many journal publishers partner with Figshare to share datasets associated with publications.


You’ve made it this far in the semester and you’re working so hard to prepare for finals! You deserve a little treat! Get some Crumbl Cookies on Thursday, May 2 starting at 11 AM. We’ll also have milk and coffee to wash down that sweetness!


The wardrobe department of Universal City Studios requested a UT Memphis sweatshirt for Elvis to wear in the movie “Change of Habit”. He played a doctor in the movie which starred Mary Tyler Moore as a nun working as a nurse in a clinic. Elvis wore the sweatshirt in scenes where he played with neighborhood children.

📸 from the August 1969 University Center-grams.

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