UTHSC Named to List of 2014 Top Workplaces in Memphis by The Commercial Appeal

Top Workplace HomePageSliderThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been named one of the 2014 Top Workplaces in Memphis by The Commercial Appeal. [Read more...]

Communications and Marketing Wins Two Gold, Honorable Mention in 2014 MarCom Competition

marcomThe Communications and Marketing Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) earned distinction for their three entries in the 2014 MarCom International Awards. [Read more...]

New Buildings and Amenities to Change the Face of UTHSC as Part of Newly Unveiled Master Plan for Growth

More than 75 people attended the Campus Master Plan Open House.

More than 75 people attended the Campus Master Plan Open House.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) campus of the future will have at least 15 new buildings to meet expanding academic, research, clinical care and support needs. It will also have improved pedestrian and bicycle routes, better traffic flow, more parking, well-designed green spaces and landscaping, prominent signage, 10 renovated buildings, and updated housing options. [Read more...]

Emile J. David Named Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Administration for UTHSC

Emile David

Emile David, RA

Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Emile David, RA, as the associate vice chancellor of Facilities Administration, effective immediately.

“Emile brings strong business contacts and a wide variety of experience to this position,” Dr. Brown said. “We have every confidence that his efforts will result in increased operational efficiency on a variety of projects going forward.” [Read more...]

William Walsh III Named Interim Chief of Police for UTHSC

William Walsh III

William Walsh III

Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named William Walsh III, as the interim chief of police, effective immediately.

“The combination of his law enforcement background and knowledge of the particular requirements of an academic community made Captain Walsh the right choice to serve as interim chief,” said Dr. Brown. “His ties with area law enforcement units and focus on strategic leadership of the department will serve him well in this demanding role.” [Read more...]

Vitamin D Study

1 in 3 adults is at risk for developing diabetes.

Are you one of them?

If you have a parent, sister or brother with diabetes, you may be at risk for developing diabetes.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is conducting a diabetes prevention research study for people over age 30 who are at risk of developing diabetes. Participants will receive diabetes testing, information on diabetes prevention and up to $300 if all visits are completed.

If you think you may be at risk, please call 901-448-8400 to learn more about the Vitamin D and Type 2 diabetes study (D2d study). If you respond by email to this posting, please include a contact phone number so that we can follow up with you.

UTHSC’s Linda DeBaer, Perinatal Social Work Manager at the Newborn Center, Wins 2014 Award of Excellence in Perinatal Social Work

Linda DeBaer photo

Linda DeBaer, LMSW, received the 2014 Award of Excellence in Perinatal Social Work from the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers.

Linda DeBaer, LMSW, manager of the Department of Perinatal Social Work at the Newborn Center at Regional One Health and a 30-year employee of  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the  2014 Award of Excellence in Perinatal Social Work from the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers (NAPSW). According to the NAPSW, the annual award recognizes “a member for outstanding clinical achievement in the field of perinatal social work.” The award was presented to DeBaer during the 2014 NAPSW National Conference in San Antonio, Texas. [Read more...]

Campus CPR and AED Training

Campus CPR and AED Training!
Register now for your FREE CPR training which includes valuable information on how to use the lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AED) devices on our campus.  Two class opportunities will be available on October 30th in the SAC Dining Hall at 9am and 1pm.  You must register at  www.uthsc.edu/hrtraining to reserve a spot on a first come first serve basis as spots are limited.  This CPR training lasts 2 years and for those campus employees who took this class in 2012, your CPR training will be expiring this fall.  If you have never taken CPR in the past, you are more than welcome and strongly encouraged to attend!  Please sign up so, if ever needed, you will be able to reliably use the life-saving skills of CPR!  This course does not meet the requirement for healthcare providers. For more information please contact Dr. Kelly Rogers, Campus AED Program Coordinator at krogers1@uthsc.edu.