UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More
Lauren Armstrong’s Golden Lab cross Elroy is her personal alarm clock every morning. “He wakes me up every morning to my alarm and helps me cook breakfast by alerting me to a timer, which is essential if I am cooking anything in the oven,” she said. To the average person, this may seem like an… Read More
Patti Johnstone, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, associate professor and director of clinical education in audiology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected serve on the Audiology Advisory Council for the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Johnstone has an extensive background… Read More
Wesley Slaven remembers the day he received notice of his estimated financial aid for medical school. During his shift as an emergency medical scribe, he learned he would be $10,000 short to pay for the estimated cost to attend his first-year at the UTHSC College of Medicine. “It showed $42,000 in federal loans, $7,500 for… Read More
Following a distinguished 46-year career of leadership and public service on the faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Glen Farr, PharmD, has announced plans to retire, effective September 1. Dr. Farr joined UTHSC in 1973 and was one of the first pharmacists in East Tennessee to earn the Doctor… Read More
Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Christopher Finch, PharmD, as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science for the college. Dr. Finch will begin his new role on July 8. He will… Read More
There is much to be proud of at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2018-2019 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s economic impact on the state, new construction that is changing the face of the campus, new in leadership that is bringing fresh ideas, and our students who are changing our communities.
Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More