Daydreaming is Route to Creativity, UTHSC Occupational Therapy Chair Says in TED Talk

UTHSC Occupational Therapy Chair Anne Zachry told the crowd at TEDx Memphis that dayreaming can unlock to creativity.

You might not expect a department chair at an academic health science center to give a talk about daydreaming, but that’s exactly the topic Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair of the Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, chose when she spoke at the latest TEDx… Read More


Students Screen Record 387 Individuals During Audiology Open House


Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s mascot, took time to have his hearing screened, along with 387 people — a record number — during a recent audiology open house hosted by the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions. The… Read More


UTHSC’s Sajeesh Kumar Wins 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy From American Health Information Management Association

Dr. Sanjeesh Kumar of UTHSC receives major award for literary work from American Health Information Management Association.

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has presented a 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy to Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, interim executive director and chair of the Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at UT Health Science Center. Dr. Kumar is also an associate professor in the Department of… Read More


UT Health Science Center: Shaping the Future of Health Care Since 1911

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Editor’s Note: UTHSC had the chance to tell our story in the Aug. 29 edition of The Commercial Appeal. We are reprinting the story, along with the accompanying ad and our new campus video, all of which  spotlight the great things happening at UTHSC.  The University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


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

David Stern, MD, received the 2016 Health Care Heroes Award for Administrative Excellence from the Memphis Business Journal.

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… Read More


Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

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Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with… Read More


Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association

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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing department recently took home two awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA). The department was awarded first place, gold, in the specialty item category for the UTHSC Mid-South Heart Walk T-Shirt and third place, bronze, in the printed newsletter category for The Record. The… Read More