With a partnership formed in 2012 by The West Clinic, Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the West Cancer Center links cancer treatment, clinical trials, education and research together under the same roof.
UTHSC In The Media
Currently, the NIH is funding $626 million in projects in Tennessee, with $124 million of those in Memphis primarily going to University of Tennessee Health Science Center, University of Memphis and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Steinhauer rides from home to work every day. Even taking a spin between working at the hospital and teaching at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Gangaraju has relocated from Indiana School of Medicine—along with a $1-million grant from the National Eye Institute—to continue his quest to halt the damage that diabetes causes. His method? Repair the damage with stem cells, using a plentiful source: fat tissue.
Dave Darnell/The Commercial Appeal files Dr. William G. Andrade (right), director of the Emergency Services Dept. at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, discusses new emergency room ideas to be implemented at the hospital with (from left) Francis X. Maguire, senior vice president of Corporate Communications at Federal Express (now FedEx); Dr. John Griffith, Medical Director at Le Bonheur and Pediatric Dept. Chairman at UTCHS (University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences); and Eugene Cashman, Jr., President of Le Bonheur. Federal Express donated $25,000 to the hospital to help with the project on Nov. 16, 1979.
Investments in the Medical District are planned by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, but many blocks remain unsightly, Prosterman said.
When the health care system announced the $40 million gift a week ago, it said the money would be used to transform the current Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, which is a partnership between Methodist and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
The Grand Opening is a result of an innovative partnership between Methodist Healthcare, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and West Clinic, who joined together in January 2012 to form West Cancer Center.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have received the largest gift in their 100-year history.