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One Year Later: A Look at UTHSC College of Medicine Alums Who Saved Lives During the Pulse Nightclub Shooting Emergency

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“I knew it was not an ordinary event when the resident called, rather than paged,” said trauma surgeon Chadwick P. Smith, MD, (UTHSC COM, 2001). Dr. Smith was the attending surgeon on call at Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) the night of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016. ORMC… Read More


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Associate Professor Patricia J. Dubin, MD, of UTHSC Named Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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For Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s new chief of pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine, Patricia J. Dubin, MD, who is also an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), pursuing new treatments for respiratory issues is more than just a passion –… Read More


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Mukta Panda, MD, Receives Mastership in the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education, professor of medicine and program director of the transitional year residency program for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Welcomes Dr. Georgi V. Petkov to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has named Georgi V. Petkov, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Petkov will join the College in August 2017, after serving as a professor of pharmacology at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD degree in 1997 from… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces Internal Medicine Chief Residents for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced Manyoo Agarwal, MD, James Earl Corley III, MD, Natalie Dunlap, DO, Chris Jackson, MD, and Malia Willis, MD, as the Chief Resident class for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each year, the internal medicine residency program selects five residents from a rising class of… Read More


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Plough Center Continues to Educate Domestically and Internationally on Aseptic Training

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Continuing its long history of educating and training individuals in sterile product preparation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems hosted is first of four hands-on training courses in aseptic processing this year. The “Comprehensive Industrial Course in the Preparation of Parenteral Products” brought domestic and international… Read More


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Love Collins III Appointed Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs at UTHSC

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Rickey N. McCurry, president, University of Tennessee Foundation, have appointed Love Collins III, as vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at UTHSC. With an anticipated start date of May 1, Collins will jointly report to the chancellor of the… Read More


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Annual Department of Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Tennessee Chapter Research Day 2017

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The Department of Medicine and the Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Tennessee Chapter presented the annual Research in Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Research Day on Friday, February 24. The event was from 3-6 p.m. in the Madison Plaza with presentations in the Hamilton Eye Institute Freeman Auditorium. Abstracts were submitted by students in… Read More