Category: Clinical Care


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College of Dentistry’s Orpheus Triplett Honored with 2022 UT President’s Award

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Orpheus Triplett, DDS, assistant dean for Community Oral Health and Outreach in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, was among seven employees honored today with 2022 UT President’s Awards. The awards were announced by UT System President Randy Boyd during the UT Board of Trustees meeting in Knoxville. The President’s Awards program… Read More


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2021-22 Annual Report: UTHSC Cares for Tennessee

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As the state’s only public academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to the health and well-being of every citizen in Tennessee. With six colleges – Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy – our students, trainees, faculty, staff, and alumni impact health care from one… Read More


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Alumnus Alvin Crawford, MD, Honored for Lifetime of Mentoring Others

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Alvin H. Crawford, MD, FAOA, an alumnus of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been the recipient of many awards and accolades during his illustrious, decades-long career as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. The latest is the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession Award bestowed June… Read More


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Wilson Named Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, Director of Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC

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Dr. Matthew Wilson

Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS, has been named the Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and director of the Hamilton Eye Institute. He began his new roles this month. Dr. Wilson has served as the acting chair of… Read More


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Sickle Cell Boot Camp for Nurses Sets Pilot Program at UTHSC College of Nursing

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Nurses who care for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) can have a major impact on improving health outcomes and quality of life for their patients. But this is not possible without the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide specialized comprehensive care. That is why the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


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2022 Cataract-A-Thon at UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute Set for June 4

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Physicians at the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will donate their services to restore sight to approximately two dozen individuals during the fifth-annual Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon Saturday, June 4. The all-day outreach, beginning at roughly 8 a.m. at HEI, offers free cataract surgeries to individuals who otherwise could… Read More


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Alumnus Brings Dental Robotics Technology to UTHSC College of Dentistry

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Third-year dental student Benjamin Jones got what he called “a glimpse the future” for dental implant surgery recently. In an air-conditioned trailer parked behind the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, he watched a demonstration of Yomi, the first and only FDA-cleared robotic device for dental implant surgery. Representatives from… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Meets in Memphis, Approves FY 2023 Budget

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met Wednesday, May 11, in Memphis, welcoming new members, hearing a report from Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, on his first few months in office, receiving updates from the deans of UTHSC’s six colleges, and approving the university’s FY 2023 budget, which raises its minimum wage to… Read More