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Roland Cruickshank Named President of Methodist University Hospital

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Roland Cruickshank, a dynamic and talented leader with more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, has been named the new president for Methodist University Hospital (MUH). He is currently president of Vintage Hospital Northwest Houston, which is part of the CHI St. Luke’s Health System. Cruickshank served five years as vice president… Read More


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UTHSC Names Zhongjie Sun Chair of the Department of Physiology

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Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA, has been named chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and deputy director of the UT-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute. He will assume his new role in April. Dr. Sun comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma College… Read More


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UTHSC Helps ‘Lost Boy’ Find a Home

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A civil war in Southern Sudan forced Deng Maluk to flee his home in 1987. He was 8 years old and alone. Maluk, now an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, returned home last year for the first time since he was a boy. After 18 hours on a plane, an overnight… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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$22,188 Worth of Free Dental Services Provided by the UTHSC College of Dentistry at Give Kids a Smile Day

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently participated in the American Dental Association’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day. Partnering with Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter School, the College of Dentistry provided 1,105 procedures to more than 80 children valued at $22,188. Give Kids a Smile Day was launched in… Read More


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UTHSC’s Graetz Receives $2 Million to Study App Benefiting Additional Cancer Therapy for Women

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Ilana Graetz, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received a $2,021,260 R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With her award, Dr. Graetz will examine the use of a novel web-based app designed to improve long-term use of adjuvant endocrine therapy… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named Chair of the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has been named chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology. He previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Tejesh Patel was selected as our next chair of Dermatology based on his vision, ability to collaborate, and his attention to detail in clinical operations,”… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Nobel Laureate Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc

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From January 14-17, 2018, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Office of Research hosted Israeli biochemist and 2004 Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc, as part of the Vice Chancellor for Research’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Created by UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Research Steven R. Goodman, PhD, the speaker series aims to bring… Read More