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Construction at UTHSC Changing Campus Profile; Drawing Community Attention

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is moving into the next phase of unprecedented construction that is changing the campus. And because UTHSC is an economic driver in the community, the improvements are drawing notice. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland toured the campus last week to learn about the… Read More

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College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns of UTHSC Receives 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy, which has distance campuses in Nashville and Knoxville, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award… Read More

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Professor Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Blood Pressure Regulation by Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1,520,000 grant for his project titled “Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels.” The proposal is designed… Read More

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Bruce Keisling, PhD, Named Executive Director of the UT-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Bruce Keisling, PhD, has been named the executive director of the UT-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities (BCDD) and Shainberg Chair of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He has served as associate director of the center for nine years, and is the director… Read More

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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Prominently Featured Throughout the ASHA Leader

Located in Knoxville, the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has had several members of its faculty and staff to be prominently featured in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Leader, a monthly publication about speech-language pathologists,… Read More

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Christopher Waters, PhD, of UTHSC Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Mechanisms Related to Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Christopher Waters, PhD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine, has received a $1.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health for his project titled “ASK1 and Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury.” The study will examine the… Read More

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Department of Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha To Host 2017 Research Day

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Medicine and the Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Tennessee Chapter will join forces on Friday, February 24 to present its annual Research in Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Research Day. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. in the… Read More

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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice… Read More