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Mahul Amin, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Pathology at UTHSC

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Mahul Amin, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Pathology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He will also be the UTHSC Gerwin Chair for cancer research. Dr. Amin comes to UTHSC from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was chairman and professor of Pathology and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean, Faculty Lauded at Health Care Heroes Awards

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David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, says he is on a mission “to turn the College of Medicine toward the community.” His efforts were recognized this week when he was named the winner of the… Read More


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UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Host Pediatric Nephrology Tribute to Dr. Russell W. Chesney

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Serving as chair for more than 23 years of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Russell W. Chesney, MD, worked tirelessly to advance the field of pediatric nephrology. The legacy Dr. Chesney left behind will be honored during a special pediatric nephrology tribute… Read More


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College of Dentistry Instructor Combines Art and Science to Help Make Patients Whole

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Maddie Singer has a gift for helping others that is both art and science. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center instructor is an anaplastologist, helping disfigured patients by creating remarkably realistic prosthetics that are astounding to behold. Anaplastology is a clinical profession that provides reconstructive and custom prostheses to restore the normal appearance of… Read More


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Dr. Alex Dopico Co-authors New Book Addressing the Role of Vascular Ion Channels in Physiology and Disease

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is known for his research in pharmacology and lipid regulation of ion channels in vascular smooth muscle. Dr. Dopico’s research along with those of other top researchers in the field of vascular ion channels… Read More


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Former Tennessee Governor Winfield C. Dunn Lauded as a ‘Key Mover’ in Growth of UTHSC College of Dentistry

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Former Tennessee Gov. Winfield C. Dunn has been “one of the key movers in the bricks and mortar, and truly, the transformation of this college from a good dental college to one of the best dental colleges in the United States,” Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said during a ceremony honoring the former governor today… Read More


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Ignite the Torch Aims to Motivate Teens To Choose a Better Future

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Michael Stackens knows what a great impact a mentor can have on a young person. Now, he has dedicated his life to making sure others do, too. The former college athlete and intramural coordinator in the Department of Campus Recreation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is a founding member of an… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Dentistry to Unveil Bronze Bust Honoring Alumnus and Former Gov. Winfield Dunn

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Sculpture Will Have Prominent Place in Lobby of Namesake Dental Building When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center needed to raise money to update its building and equipment roughly a decade ago, former Gov. Winfield C. Dunn, a 1955 graduate of the college, stepped up. He served as an… Read More