Campus: Knoxville


Faculty Senate Closes Out a Strong Year, Honors Outstanding Support for the University

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During its final meeting of the academic year Tuesday, members of UT Health Science Center’s Faculty Senate celebrated the year’s accomplishments, elected new officers, and honored UT System President Randy Boyd and Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally for their outstanding support of the university and its missions. Outgoing President Paul ‘PJ’ Koltnow, MS, MSPAS, PA-C, praised… Read More


Spring 2024 Health Professions Magazine Highlights Mission of Training Health Care Leaders

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to cultivating the next generation of leaders in health care. In the Spring 2024 issue of Health Professions Magazine, this mission is demonstrated through stories of the successes of the college’s ambitious students, dedicated faculty, and accomplished alumni. Surviving Brain… Read More


2023-24 Annual Report: Our Vision: Healthy Tennesseans. Thriving Communities.

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Every day at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, we work to fulfill our vision – four words that stand to improve the lives of all who live in this state and region we cherish. We are training the future health care workforce, caring for the ill in partnership with hospitals across the state,… Read More


Nationally Known Pediatric Infectious Disease Researcher Named Vice Chancellor for Research

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After an extensive national search, Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, FAAP, MHPTT, a nationally recognized pediatric infectious disease specialist and researcher, has been named the new vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, effective September 1. She will also serve as a professor in the College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. Currently the… Read More


Inaugural Cohort of First-Year PharmD Students at the College of Pharmacy’s Nashville and Knoxville Locations Complete First Year

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The UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has achieved a new milestone as the inaugural cohort of first-year PharmD students at the College’s Nashville and Knoxville locations have successfully completed their first year of studies. Previously, PharmD students were required to spend their first year on the Memphis campus before completing their studies at… Read More


Advisory Board Approves FY 2025 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved a budget proposal for FY 2025 that includes an operating budget of $696.4 million, a 3% across-the-board state-funded pay raise for faculty and staff, and no increase in mandatory student fees The budget proposal, which now goes to the UT Board of Trustees for consideration… Read More


776 Degrees to be Awarded in Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 13, 19

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Jasmine Walker, BSN, RN, who will graduate from the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery program May 13, believes her degree will help her advocate for the best care for women, especially in underserved communities. “Midwifery represents everything I stand for: women’s empowerment, creating a safe environment to build rapport with people, educating, providing evidence-based care, and… Read More


Rural Health Certificate Program at College of Pharmacy to Graduate First Cohort

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Kassidy Kirkman, a fourth-year Pharmacy student, grew up in a small town in western Arkansas, where she saw firsthand the crucial role pharmacists play in rural communities. In May 2024, Kirkman will be among the first students to graduate having completed the Rural Health Certificate program offered by UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy.… Read More