Category: Education


Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC to Host 7th-Annual Art Show and Auction

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting its 7th-annual Art Show and Auction online Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27. Proceeds from this event benefit the pediatric pro-bono occupational therapy clinic at UTHSC in helping the uninsured and underinsured in the Mid-South. More than… Read More


Craft Named Dean of UTHSC College of Medicine in Knoxville

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Robert M. Craft, MD, a native of East Tennessee and an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine in Knoxville. Dean Craft has served since October 2022 as the interim dean of the College of Medicine in Knoxville and the senior vice… Read More


Wilcox Tapped to Lead College of Medicine in Nashville

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A. Brian Wilcox, Jr., MD, an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been named associate dean of Clinical Affairs and Graduate Medical Education of the College of Medicine in Nashville. Dr. Wilcox succeeds Gregory James, MD, who recently retired after leading the Nashville campus, based at Ascension Saint Thomas,… Read More


Dental Student Helps Mentor Underrepresented Pre-Dental Students

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Addison Glover, a fourth-year dental student, wants to help increase diversity in the field of dentistry and to support future dental students from underrepresented communities. Glover has created a new program in the UTHSC College of Dentistry to help future dental students from underrepresented communities prepare for dental school. The Pre-Admission Workshop for Underrepresented Pre-Dental… Read More


UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 11 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, August 11, at 10 a.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda: Clinical workforce pipelines Chancellor’s report Strategic plan update While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also be available to view online.… Read More


College of Nursing Doubles Partnerships to Expand Access to Nursing Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has doubled its Partnership Enrollment Program (PEP) this year from five partner schools to 10 to address the nursing shortage and the need for diversity in the nursing profession. The PEP agreements guarantee admission to UTHSC Nursing programs for students who meet certain prerequisites. Most… Read More


Annual Medical Student Research Fellowship Event Features Presentations, Awards

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Faculty, fellows, post-doctoral fellows, and residents in the College of Medicine gathered Thursday, July 27th, for the 44th Annual Medical Student Research Fellowship (MSRF) program presentations. The event took place from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm in the South Auditorium of the Coleman Building. Co-directed by Matthew Ennis, PhD, professor and chair of Anatomy and… Read More


Boucher retires after nearly 40-year “wonderful journey” in College of Pharmacy

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Ask Brad Boucher, former interim dean of the College of Pharmacy, what he is most proud of from what he calls the “wonderful journey” of his nearly 40-year career in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and his answer is simple – teaching the students. An accomplished educator, clinical… Read More