Category: Education


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Phelps Wins National Education Award with ACCP

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Stephanie J. Phelps, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP, FPPAG is the winner of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Education Award. The award honors an ACCP member who has made substantial and outstanding contributions to clinical pharmacy education at either the undergraduate or the postgraduate level. Dr. Phelps is associate dean for Academic Affairs and… Read More


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Ari VanderWalde, MD, Named Associate Vice Chancellor of Research – Clinical Trials at UTHSC

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Clinical trials are scientific studies in which new treatments – drugs, diagnostic procedures, therapies, or preventive measures – are tested in patients to determine if they are safe and effective. Running successful clinical trials requires highly ethical, organized and experienced personnel. One such professional recently joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in… Read More


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UTHSC Welcomes Its First Physician Assistant Studies Class

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Johnna Tanner, PA Program Department Chair, reports that as the only Physician Assistant program in the state that is associated with a public university, the mission of the program at UTHSC is to prepare a diverse group of highly skilled Physician Assistant practitioners who are dedicated to improving access and providing high quality care. With… Read More


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Anniversary for Long Term Faculty Member

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Feb. 1st marks the 55th anniversary of James W. Pate, M.D. as an active faculty member of the College of Medicine.  Dr. Pate has participated in  many of the dramatic changes in UTCHS and in local and national teaching, training, research, and health care delivery. He still participates in student and resident conferences and lectures… Read More


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Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Neurology and Semmes-Murphey Professor at UTHSC

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David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has appointed Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD, as chair of the Department of Neurology and Semmes-Murphey Professor.


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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC, Wins American Pharmacists Association 2014 Research Achievement Award

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is on a mission to “make a difference” in the lives and health of others through research, writing, clinical care and teaching. 


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College of Allied Health Sciences at UTHSC Invites Prospective Students to Open House on February 21

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On Friday, Feb. 21, the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host an open house for prospective students from 2 to 4 p.m. The college is searching for prospective students with required college-level prerequisites for its next classes in dental hygiene, physician assistant studies, physical therapy,… Read More


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UTHSC’s Detlef Heck, PhD, Invited to Organize and Chair Symposium on New Approaches to Brain Research During Recent National Conference

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When Detlef Heck, PhD, looks at the cerebellum, he sees an orchestra, not a single instrument.