Student Spotlight: Nursing Student Jane Tidwell Finds Perfect Harmony Between Academia and Family

Before the age of eighteen, College of Nursing student Yevheniya “Jane” Tidwell had lived in three countries. Her father’s career as a doctor and scientist of Military, Disaster and Extreme Medicine took her family throughout Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Although it was a challenge for her to continually adapt to… Read More


UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea… Read More


College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed… Read More


Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD,… Read More


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 135 Health Care Professionals During Winter Commencement

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 135 new health care professionals at its winter commencement. It will take place on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 255 N. Main Street. “The faculty and staff of UTHSC celebrate the… Read More


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: Stephen Atkinson Discovers Love of Nursing After Basketball Hiatus

In his first year of school at Marshall County High in Benton, Kentucky, second-year nursing student Stephen Atkinson was involved in an ATV accident, which sparked his interest in the nursing profession. He was a prominent basketball player at and had just received a college scholarship. “I broke my knee… Read More