James H. Beaty Named Chair of UT-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering for UT Health Science Center

James Beaty, MD

James H. Beaty, MD, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Campbell Clinic, has been named chair of the UT-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He was also awarded the Harold B. Boyd, MD Professorship… Read More


New Leaders Announced at UT Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga

Dr. Fore

Four new leaders have been appointed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine in Chattanooga. The appointments were made by David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine. Robert C. Fore, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP, is now serving as interim dean… Read More


UTHSC’s Teaching and Learning Center Plans Events, Boosts Profile

Karen Shader

The Teaching and Learning Center at UTHSC has ambitious aims: To help teachers teach, and students learn. “We will branch into all areas of teaching and learning here at UTHSC,” said Karen Shader, PhD, who joined UTHSC in January as the center’s associate director. The Teaching and Learning Center will… Read More


UTHSC Among Economic Engines Driving Memphis Medical District Revitalization

Dr. Ken Brown addresses the forum on "Remaking the Medical District" on Thursday.

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is “the perfect storm” of like-minded entities coming together to improve our community, Dr. Ken Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said Thursday. Speaking at a forum hosted by The Daily News on “Remaking the… Read More


College of Dentistry Opens Clinics; Extends Statewide Reach

Chad Slaven, left, and fellow dental students found their rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry clinic in Bristol, Tennessee, rewarding.

For the College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center, you could call 2015 “the year of the dental clinics, and 2016 “the year of statewide reach.” Last year, the college opened the doors of two dental clinics to serve the working poor in communities at either end of the… Read More


The Power of Addiction: The Education Front

Addiction Education Illustration

Continued from … The Power of Addiction In the United States, the leading cause of preventable illness and death is substance abuse, most notably tobacco and alcohol. Yet most medical professionals are not sufficiently trained to diagnose or treat addiction. The CASAColumbia report states that physicians routinely screen for a… Read More