Category: Education


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Dickey Wins APhA Foundation Scholarship

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Susan Dickey, third year student pharmacist, was awarded the Sam Kalman American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation Scholarship. This national scholarship is bestowed upon students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership skills to shape the future of the pharmacy profession through involvement in their APhA-ASP chapter. Dickey will be formally recognized the at the APhA Foundation… Read More


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Henderson Awarded FDA Rotation in Division of Drug Information

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Brian Henderson, third year student pharmacist, has been selected for a rotation at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Division of Drug Information. Henderson was chosen for this experience from a national pool of applicants and will travel to Washington D.C. for the month of January 2015. As part of the rotation, Brian will have… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Nashville Campus

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus administration has approved the college’s proposal to convert the Nashville Clinical Education Center to a campus allowing up to 40 of our 175 students to spend the final 3 years of the curriculum in Nashville,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Offers New Online RN to BSN Degree Program

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Earlier today, the Tennessee Board of Nursing approved a proposal from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to offer a new degree program all online — the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program.


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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