Category: Education


College of Medicine Partners with Rhodes College, Univ. of Memphis to Expand Access to Medical Education

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is making significant strides in fostering the next generation of health care professionals by partnering with two other Memphis institutions to lower hurdles in accessing medical education. Through the partnerships, Rhodes College and University of Memphis students are guaranteed interviews at the College… Read More


Nursing Student’s Experience as Patient Inspires her Journey to Become a CRNA

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One of the major roles a nurse plays is that of a patient advocate. So, it makes sense that Bria Sharp decided to become a nurse after spending her childhood learning to manage her own chronic health condition – sickle cell disease (SCD). “I always knew I wanted to go into health care after my… Read More


Medical Student Named Student Member of the UT Board of Trustees

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As the only one in her family to pursue medicine, Woodi Woodland said she missed having someone in medicine to turn to as she began her journey in medical school. That feeling has inspired her to mentor incoming students. “Not having anyone within medicine, especially as an African American female in the U.S. at the… Read More


UT Health Science Center Building on Momentum and Awareness in 2024, Recognizing Dedicated Partners

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Last year was a time of building for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, told the university’s Advisory Board during its winter meeting Friday. New leaders were recruited, a state-of-the-art-dental building opened, and a five-year strategic plan was adopted. This year, he said, UT Health Science Center will continue building… Read More


Psychiatry Faculty Member Honored for Lifetime Contributions to the Field

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For self-described “worker bee” Iverson Bell, MD, the past few months have been exciting. A member of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center since 2010, Dr. Bell has been recognized by his peers for his lifetime work in his field. The American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training… Read More


2023 Pharmacy Magazine Shows College’s Growth Over 125 Years

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine celebrates 125 years of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center by remembering the past and looking forward to a bright future continuing to train Tennessee’s pharmacists. Through the Years Learn how pharmacy education at UT Health Science Center grew… Read More


Advisory Board to Hold Winter Meeting January 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, January 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.  On the agenda:  Chancellor’s report  Updates from the colleges and units 2023-2028 Strategic Plan update  While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also be… Read More


College of Medicine Magazine Emphasizes Efforts to Advance Women in Medicine

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine pays tribute to the women of the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine by sharing how their achievements, leadership, and dedication have helped shape the future of medicine. Supporting Women Scientists The Women in Science Initiative is helping bridge gaps by supporting female faculty… Read More