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UT Students, Faculty and Staff Invited to Health Beat 2018

Health BeatHealth and information resources will be available to the UT community at HealthBeat 2018, a free health fair for UT students, faculty and staff.

UT’s College of Nursing is joining forces with the Student Health Center and UT Medical Center for the event, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 in the Panhellenic Building.

A variety of screenings and tests will be provided, and exhibition booths will be set up with representatives from health care organizations and university departments.

MEDIC Regional Blood Center also will be holding a blood drive from 10 AM—3 PM in room 206  (Enter 2nd floor from 16th street for greater convenience).

Some of the available information will cover stroke prevention, perinatal education and women’s health, lung and oral cancer, trauma and Stop the Bleed.

Free screenings will include the following:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Bone density screening
  • Body mass index screening
  • Blood typing
  • HIV and Hepatitis C testing (Free; confidential results given shortly)

Departments and programs that will have representatives or booths at the fair include the Student Health Center and Pharmacy, the UT Police Department, International House, Disability Services and the Center for Health Education and Wellness and Rec Sports/Fitness.

 Dr. Mary Sue Hodges (865-974-7596,