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


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


Diane T. Pace Receives Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award from the North American Menopause Society


The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) recently recognized Diane T. Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, associate professor and director of special programs in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing, with the NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award during the recent NAMS 27th Annual… Read More


Alumna and Renowned Nursing Theorist Margaret Newman Honored for her Contributions to the Profession


Nurses from as far away as Japan came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently to honor one of the College of Nursing’s most illustrious graduates — Margaret A. Newman, RN, PhD, an international leader in nursing theory. The College of Nursing hosted the biennial Margaret Newman Scholars… 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


College of Nursing Receives Grant for Two Scholars to Enroll in PhD Programs


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing was among 32 nursing schools in the country to be selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars Program. Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, FAANP, and Carolyn Graff, PhD, RN, FAAIDD, professor and PhD program director in… Read More