Category: Education


UT Health Science Center Advisory Board to Hold Special Meeting March 22

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a special meeting Friday, March 22, at 11 a.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda: Chancellor’s report Fiscal year 2024-25 tuition and fee rates Approval of tuition and fee rates While the meeting will be conducted… Read More


College of Health Professions Launches Program to Mentor Students on Health Career Paths

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions recently launched the 2024 Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) National Ambassadors Program, an initiative to connect students with mentors in the fields of medical laboratory science, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The HCOP National Ambassadors Program is made possible through a $3.2 million award… Read More


College of Dentistry’s Growing Impact Showcased in 2024 Dentistry Magazine

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The Winter 2024 issue of the College of Dentistry Magazine highlights how the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is increasing its impact by training more students, treating more patients, and opening new clinics across the state. Master’s Degree Opens Doors Learn how a master’s degree from the College of Dentistry has… Read More


Running Mom: Young Patients Inspire Nurse to Pursue Marathons

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As a young nurse at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Christina Wills, DNP, began running to support her patients in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend. She never really expected to become a dedicated marathon runner. “My commitment to my patients and their families sparked my love for running. The most recent St. Jude Memphis… Read More


Delta Dental of Tennessee Building Wins Best Large Renovation in 2024 Building Memphis Awards

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When the ribbon was cut last April during the grand opening of the new Delta Dental of Tennessee Building at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, it ushered in a new day for the oral health of the people of Tennessee. More than a location for Tennessee’s future dentists to study and… Read More


State of the University Presentation Advances Statewide Vision and Momentum

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is “building into the future” with statewide academic, clinical, research, and community partnerships, as it strives to improve the health of all Tennesseans, Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, said in his recent State of the University presentation.  Tennessee ranks among the least-healthy states in America in lifestyle habits, overall… Read More


Black Student Association Celebrates Outstanding Students at 2024 Awards Ceremony

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Seven distinguished student leaders from across the colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were honored at the 32nd annual Black Student Association (BSA) Awards Ceremony Friday, February 23, in the Student-Alumni Center. LaTonya Washington, MBA, UT Health Science Center College of Medicine alumna and chief medical officer for Methodist North Hospital, was… Read More


First African American Graduate Alvin Crawford, MD, Returns to Alma Mater for Book Signing

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Sixty years after Alvin Crawford, MD, became the first African American to graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, the mutual appreciation shared between him and the university has not faded. Monday was a day of reminiscence, inspiration, and collaboration for Dr. Crawford as he returned to UT Health Science… Read More