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UTHSC College of Medicine Named Among ’10 to Watch’ in 2017 by Greater Memphis Chamber

The College of Medicine at UTHSC was recognized by the Greater Memphis Chamber among the “10 to Watch” in 2017. From left, David Stern, MD, is pictured with Andrei Alexandrov, MD, who spearheads the Mobile Stroke Unit; Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involve Youth; Daniel Sumrok, MD, director of the Center for Addiction Science; and David Shibata, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery.

For David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a primary goal is “to see the university become essential to the fabric of health and wellness in our community.” Since he joined UTHSC five years ago, the College… Read More

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science Recognized as First Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the Country

Dr. Daniel Sumrok, director of the Center for Addiction Science in the College of Medicine at UT Health Science Center, has decades of knowledge in treating the devastating consequences of substance use and abuse.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science was recognized today as the first Center of Excellence In Addiction Medicine by The Addiction Medicine Foundation. The Center for Addiction Science was founded to address the untreated addiction epidemic, not only in Memphis, but across the country. The… Read More

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Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice

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If you have a suspicious-looking mole or a strange patch on your skin, Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has some advice – get it checked out. And he wants you to know that, as faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology… Read More

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Dr. Mahul Amin Leads International Effort as Editor of the Premier Manual on Staging Cancer

Dr. Mahul Amin is the editor of the new edition of the  (Photo by Thurman Hobson, UTHSC)

American Joint Committee on Cancer’s Newest Edition has Precision Medicine-Based Approach that Focuses on More Individualized Treatment The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has recently embarked on a strategic vision to bring in a genomics-based precision medicine approach to patient care that is being rolled out through innovative research… Read More

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

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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

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Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Named Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at UTHSC

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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc, FACS, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Gillespie comes to UTHSC from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he was a professor and… Read More

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Researcher Subhash Chauhan Receives $3.4 Million in Grants for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology in the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two grants totaling $3.4 million to develop targeted nanomedicine for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading… Read More