News

Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open at UTHSC in Memory of OT Student Who Died in 2015

Rachel Kay Stevens died suddenly shortly after beginning her Occupational Therapy training at UTHSC. A new pediatric OT clinic is opening at  UTHSC in her memory.

Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died suddenly in January 2015 at age 21. Her parents, Randy and Katrina Stevens of Batesville, Arkansas, wanted to honor her memory, and approached her instructors about starting a scholarship in… Read More

Spotlight

Medical Education at the Crossroads: Team Building


Merge Sign

Continued from … Bridging the Gap The future of health care education is emerging in the heart of the UTHSC campus. When the new $24.1 million, 45,000-square-foot Multidisciplinary Simulation Building, going up in the footprint of the obsolete Feurt Pharmacy Research Building at 26 S. Dunlap Street, is finished in the… Read More

News

New Pilot Awards Program Launches at UTHSC to Aid Researchers with Preliminary Data Analysis for Future Grant Proposals

The Office of the Chancellor in conjunction with the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announce the launch of the Chancellor’s Pilot Awards. These awards will provide financial assistance in the form… Read More

News

UTHSC’s 2015 Winter Graduation Sends 162 New Health Care Professionals into the Workforce; Provides Special Moment for Mother/Daughter Nurses

Teresa Britt hugging

When one student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) accepted her diploma Dec. 11, she enjoyed an extra special touch: She accepted it from her mom. Natalie Amagliani, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, was handed her diploma by her mother, Teresa Britt, who… Read More

News

UTHSC’s “VETS Campus” Status Well Deserved, Student Military Veterans Say

Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, second from right, receives a certificate designating UTHSC as a "VETS Campus" from Sen. Mark Norris, to his left, and Russ Deaton, interim THEC executive director, far right. They are joined by Dr. Ken Brown, UTHSC executive vice chancellor and COO, far left, Dr. Lori Gonzalez, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC, and John Drnek, assistant commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services.

First-year medical student Robert Beveridge didn’t need a door prize to tell him he’s a winner. The former Navy Hospital Corpsman from Monticello, Georgia, won a gift for attending a recent ceremony marking the new status for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as a “VETS Campus.” The… Read More

News

Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Study Prosthetic Function of Veteran Amputees

Drs Richey and Zucker-Levin HomePageSlider

The VALOR Study is the First Funded Research Collaboration Between the UTHSC Colleges of Health Professions and Medicine Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin, PhD, PT, MBA, GCS Emeritus, and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded a $1.5 million grant to study the effectiveness… Read More

News

UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity Selects Two Recipients of 2015 Career Development Awards

Dr. Gregory Vidal and Dr. Kunal Singhal

Each to Receive Up to $130,000 Annually Over Two to Three Years The UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has selected two winners of its 2015 Career Development Awards, also known as the KL2 Program: Kunal Singhal,… Read More