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


Forensic Odontologist Dr. Holland Maness is the New Administrative Director of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center


Holland Maness, DMD, hit the ground running as the new administrative director of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC). Her first day was Nov. 2, 2015, and she faced a capital budget deadline, plus a deadline for the center’s annual validation of accreditation by the National Association of Medical… Read More


New West Cancer Center Opens, Bringing ‘New Day’ in Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care to Mid-South

West Cancer Center Opening

The East Campus location of West Cancer Center is “our chance to reinvent care for the high disease burden that cancer inflicts on our citizens,” David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), said Tuesday at… Read More


UTHSC Human Resources Employees Reach Out to Help Coworker in Need

Benefits Specialist Cassandra Caldwell was moved to tears by the generosity of her coworkers in nominating her for WREG-TV’s “Pass it On” feature.

The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is centered around helping people. That mission applies internally, as well as externally. Support given recently to new employee Cassandra Caldwell is a perfect example. A benefits specialist in the Human Resources Department, she was the recipient of a… Read More


UT Health Science Center Names Kenneth J. Bradshaw Director of Facilities, and Gary M. White Director of Architecture and Planning

Kenneth Bradshaw

Emile J. David, associate vice chancellor for Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced two appointments: Kenneth J. Bradshaw to director of Facilities Administration, and Gary M. White to director of Architecture and Planning. In the spring, Bradshaw officially assumed his new role, in… Read More


The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center Begins Outreach to Strengthen Relationships with Area Law Enforcement Agencies

Administrators and staff of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center recently met with investigators from the Germantown Police Department as part of the center’s outreach and education efforts.

The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) is hosting information and training sessions with investigators from local law enforcement agencies as part of a new effort to strengthen relationships with area entities that handle death cases. Detectives from the Bartlett, Collierville and Millington Police Departments are meeting with administrators and… Read More


Tanara Teal-Tate Named Assistant Director of the Parking Authority for UTHSC

Tanara Teal-Tate

Tanara Teal-Tate has been named as the assistant director of the Parking Authority for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Her duties include taking a leadership and advocacy role with UTHSC Facilities Administration and Campus Police regarding parking lot planning, maintenance, cleaning, signage, enforcement, and management of special… Read More