Class of 1966 Reunites at UTHSC for Golden Graduate Homecoming

Golden Grads Walking Tour

A total of 93 alumni from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center class of 1966 had the opportunity to reunite and celebrate their 50-year reunion during Golden Graduate Homecoming, which took place recently with events planned on campus and in downtown Memphis. The 93 alumni represented five of the… Read More


Alumna and Renowned Nursing Theorist Margaret Newman Honored for her Contributions to the Profession


Nurses from as far away as Japan came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently to honor one of the College of Nursing’s most illustrious graduates — Margaret A. Newman, RN, PhD, an international leader in nursing theory. The College of Nursing hosted the biennial Margaret Newman Scholars… Read More


Minority High School Students Come to UTHSC Aug. 27 to Learn About Careers in Health Care

Dr. Christina Rosenthal speaks at a previous D.D.S. Symposium.

Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, knows firsthand how hard it can be for a minority student from a disadvantaged background to consider a career in health care. Dr. Rosenthal came from a low-income background in North Memphis, and graduated from the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


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

UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab thanked former Gov. Dunn for his contributions to the College of Dentistry and the university.

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… Read More


Delta Dental of Tennessee Donates SUVs to Assist Dentistry Students Traveling to Bristol Clinic


As the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry continues to expand across the state, so does the travel required for dentistry students on clinical rotations. Thanks to a recent donation of two Nissan Rogue crossover vehicles from Delta Dental of Tennessee, students can now carpool together when… Read More


College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Dean Likes induction

Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was among 88 nurse practitioners inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio, Texas. The FAANP recognition is awarded… Read More


Three New UTHSC Nursing Grads Commended for Fast Response to Medical Emergency in Chicago Airport

From left, Amy Kaiser, DNP; Kelsey Matheney, DNP; and Kortney Stinson, DNP

Three recent graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing faced an unexpected test shortly after graduation, and were commended for fast action in performing CPR and assisting with a defibrillator on a man who collapsed in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Amy Kaiser, Kelsey Matheney and… Read More


Student Spotlight: Bonnie Barnes Capitalizes On Love of Medicine Through Board of Trustees Involvement


When Bonnie Barnes – then Bonnie Lynch – was accepted to medical school, she knew it would be a great experience. But besides earning her MD, she also had the opportunity to serve as a student representative on the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Both her father, Bruce Lynch,… Read More