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Five UTHSC Cancer Researchers Awarded Intramural Grants by West Cancer Center

  West Cancer Center has awarded four $50,000 intramural grants to cancer researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The grants were among almost 20 proposals received by West Cancer Center for its annual grant awarding process. This year’s recipients and projects include: Matthew Ballo, MD, FACR… Read More

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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Announces Participation in Statewide S.A.F.E. Campaign

    For the first time, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Laura Sherwood Reflects on Prestigious Fellowship Experience

This past summer, College of Medicine graduate Laura Sherwood took advantage of a very prestigious opportunity. She was granted one of 14 fellowship slots in the 2016 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Medical program (FASPE), an international program with an applicant pool of around two hundred.… Read More

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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart, MD, Named President-Elect of American Psychiatric Association, Becomes First African-American to Lead the Organization

Altha Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), today was named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is the first African-American to lead the more than 37,000-member organization, which… Read More

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Michelle Martin, PhD, is Founding Director of the Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research at UTHSC

Michelle Martin, PhD, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to make a difference in health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities diagnosed with cancer. As the director of UTHSC’s new Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research: A Community Cancer Alliance for Transformative Change, she plans… Read More

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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Medicine; Making an Impact on the Health of the City of Memphis

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine wants to make an impact on the health of the city of Memphis. The college has been focusing on its clinical, research, educational and service mission to the community with a focus on care to support health and wellness.… Read More

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Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN of UTHSC and the Memphis VA Medical Center, Selected as Data Harmonization Initiative Representative for American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recently selected Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and chief of the Nephrology Section at the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC), as an ASN representative… Read More