Mercy Kibe, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has a special interest in global health. Born in Kenya, she moved to the United States as a child with her family. Her heritage informs her desire to investigate disease on a global level. Kibe,… Read More
Katherine “Kat” Petree, a nurse practitioner student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been helped in her studies and rewarded for her contributions in patient care. Petree, a candidate for a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, has received a scholarship from the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Foundation… Read More
The 2015 Race for the Summitt 4-Miler to raise money for the Pat Summitt Foundation for Alzheimer’s disease research drew the biggest crowd in the race’s three-year history. Founder Jennifer Reed Beavers, PharmD Candidate, Class of 2015, said 429 people registered for the race that was held on March 21… Read More
As local programming to go with the Ken Burns documentary, “Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies,” WKNO-TV came to campus to film this informative video featuring the glioma, or brain cancer, research of Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at UTHSC.… Read More
The diploma Elizabeth Allene Vance received from the University of Tennessee School of Nursing in 1940 was her ticket to see the world.
Vision has been defined as “the art of seeing what others can’t.” In his more than three years as executive dean of the UT College of Medicine, Steve J. Schwab, MD, has consistently practiced that art. During his tenure as executive dean, he has actively sought and enthusiastically seized new… Read More
In January 2009, the UTHSC Communications and Marketing Department launched a new marketing campaign titled “Right Here In Memphis.” The campaign’s goal is to promote awareness of the university’s presence in and impact on the Memphis community. Samples of the campaign ads appear below. New creative executions will be added… Read More