Category: Clinical Care


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College of Nursing Establishes new Department of Community and Population Health

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Professor Sarah Jane Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, APRN, FAAN, has been selected to lead a new department in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. Dr. Rhoads will serve as chair of the Department of Community and Population Health. The development of a third department in the college is a response… Read More


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Schwartz Named Chair of UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology

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  David Schwartz, MD, FACR, has been named chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Schwartz, who joined the UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology in 2016, is an internationally recognized physician researcher, whose work aims to improve the treatment and survivorship… Read More


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Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

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Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More


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Walker Named Chair of Emergency Medicine at UTHSC College of Medicine

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Dr. Richard Walker

J. Richard Walker III, MD, MS, FACEP, has been named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is also the founder and director for the Emergency Medicine Residency program at UTHSC. A 2005 graduate of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Dr. Walker has served as the… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at 72

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Among the 149 recent winter graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a Professor Emeritus from the College of Pharmacy, who has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at age 72. “I suppose I am one of those lifelong learners,” said Candace Brown, PharmD, DNP, who received a DNP degree… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has established a Center of Excellence that builds on the legacy of alumna Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, a world-renowned leader in nursing theory. One of the college’s most famous alums, Dr. Newman, who passed away in 2018, was instrumental in shaping nursing practice globally,… Read More