Category: Education


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Todd Named Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

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Darrylinn Todd, EdD, has been named interim associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The position will directly report to Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs at UTHSC. In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee… Read More


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UTHSC Names Zhongjie Sun Chair of the Department of Physiology

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Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA, has been named chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and deputy director of the UT-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute. He will assume his new role in April. Dr. Sun comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma College… Read More


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UTHSC Helps ‘Lost Boy’ Find a Home

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A civil war in Southern Sudan forced Deng Maluk to flee his home in 1987. He was 8 years old and alone. Maluk, now an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, returned home last year for the first time since he was a boy. After 18 hours on a plane, an overnight… Read More


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Burchum’s Book Wins Second Place in AJN Book of the Year Category

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A textbook co-authored by Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE, associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was awarded second place in the American Journal of Nursing’s (AJN) 2017 Book of the Year Award in the Adult Primary Care category. The book, “Lehne’s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named Chair of the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has been named chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology. He previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Tejesh Patel was selected as our next chair of Dermatology based on his vision, ability to collaborate, and his attention to detail in clinical operations,”… Read More


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UTHSC’s Growth Dramatic Under Brown’s Guidance

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Note: This story appears in the January issue of Memphis Medical News. By Judy Otto, Memphis Medical News “I hear it all the time. People say, ‘The Health Science Center is one of Memphis’ best-kept secrets,” complains Dr. Kennard D. Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer at the University… Read More


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Cohen Brings in Multiple Accolades

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Harris L. Cohen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the medical director of Radiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been selected as an international visiting professor for the Radiological Society of North America’s International Visiting Professor (IVP) Program.… Read More