Student Leaders Meet with Campus Administration for Collaborative Q & A Session


The Student Government Association Executive Council, which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the administration, had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Dr. Ken Brown.… Read More


Student Spotlight: Mariah Kimes Morphs Personal Obstacles Into Health Care Passion


As a health care professional, helping others overcome illnesses and personal obstacles is an expected behavior. However, when you are the health care professional who can relate to the obstacles being presented, you instantly become part of a special collective. Mariah Kimes, second-year medical laboratory sciences (MLS) student is a… Read More


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


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

UTHSC Transforming Ad for MM City Guide Cropped

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