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Mentoring Program for Boys at UTHSC Aims to Build Greatness; Luncheon Honors Participants

Deborah Moore said she’s seen her grandson, Ryan Maxwell, 17, come out of his shell since he started participating in the mentoring program for boys sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “The program has brought a lot out of… Read More

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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice… Read More

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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February… Read More

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Michelle Martin, PhD, is Founding Director of the Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research at UTHSC

Michelle Martin, PhD, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to make a difference in health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities diagnosed with cancer. As the director of UTHSC’s new Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research: A Community Cancer Alliance for Transformative Change, she plans… Read More

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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

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Committed to Community Health, UTHSC Co-Sponsors LIVE! Breast Cancer Summit for Third Year

As part of its commitment to improving community health, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was a key sponsor of the 2017 LIVE! breast cancer summit for African-American women on Saturday. This year’s event, also sponsored by West Cancer Center and Baptist Cancer Center and presented by the… Read More

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UTHSC College of Dentistry Provides $17,954 Worth of Free Dental Services to Middle School Students for 2017 Give Kids a Smile Day

Students, faculty and staff of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry provided free dental services Thursday to 78 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students on National Give Kids A Smile Day. A total of 893 dental procedures worth $17,954 were performed during the  service event, one… Read More

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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 14

  More than 75 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 14, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The second… Read More