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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Office of Research Announces System-Wide Collaborative Award Winners

Three research projects have been selected as the winners of the 2017 University of Tennessee Collaborative Research Network (UT CORNET) Awards in Cancer Research. The awards are designed to promote new lines of team-based research and serve as a catalyist of new collaborative partnerships for UT cancer investigators across Tennessee.… Read More

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The College of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expands Regional Tuition Program to Out-of-State Students in 200-Mile Radius Of Sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017. The highest-ranked pharmacy school in Tennessee and ranked… Read More

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Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, New Counseling Psychologist for University Health Services at UTHSC

Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, MS, has been hired by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to serve as counseling psychologist with University Health Services to assist with student and employee mental and behavioral health, and support various programs to enhance the overall campus experience. Most recently assistant director… Read More

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UTHSC Gives HOSA Students an Inside Look Into the World of Health Care

On Friday, March 24, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC ) Simulation Program and Department of Graduate Medical Education partnered with the Tennessee Rural Partnership, a non-profit workforce collective, and hosted 40 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students from western Tennessee. This was the first symposium held… Read More

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UTHSC Names Shenika Thomas Assistant Vice Chancellor of Business and Fiscal Affairs For the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Shenika Thomas, MBA, MPS, CFE, assistant vice chancellor of business and fiscal affairs for the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor. She previously served as director. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Ms. Shenika… Read More

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UTHSC Study to Help African Americans with Uncontrolled Diabetes Better Manage Their Health

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is heading a coalition of primary care providers in the Mid-South in a program to help African-American adults diagnosed with diabetes better manage their disease. Led by James Bailey, MD, MPH, professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine and director of the… Read More

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UTHSC Researcher Amali E. Samarasinghe Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Study Functions of White Blood Cells as Protectors Against Influenza Infections

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine, has received a $1,919,402 award from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Samarasinghe will investigate the mechanisms by which certain white blood cells regulate… Read More