‘Hear Us Run’ 5K Raises $32,000 To Support Hearing and Speech-Language Services at UT Hearing and Speech Center in Knoxville

The “Hear Us Run” 5K and 1-mile run for kids were held recently in Knoxville to honor Emerson Grace Doty, a child who receives services from the UTHSC Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The department, part of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, is located in Knoxville. Emerson Grace… Read More


Collaboration by Investigators at UTHSC, Tennessee Technological University and UTK-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Uses Computational Modeling to Identify Possible Targeted Therapies for Chronic Kidney Disease

A collaboration among investigators at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Tennessee Technological University and UTK-Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-ORNL) has discovered molecules based on computational modeling that are an important advance toward producing targeted drugs for the treatment of chronic kidney disease, and may prove useful in finding… Read More


Steven R. Goodman, Vice Chancellor for Research at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Elected a 2016 AAAS Fellow for Contributions to Advancing Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently elected Steven R. Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), as a 2016 AAAS Fellow. Dr. Goodman’s election makes him the first active UTHSC affiliated AAAS Fellow since 1972, and the first… Read More


Students Screen Record 387 Individuals During Audiology Open House

Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s mascot, took time to have his hearing screened, along with 387 people — a record number — during a recent audiology open house hosted by the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions. The… Read More


Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, Named Special Adviser to UT System President on Diversity and Inclusion

Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) since 2010, has been named special adviser to UT System President Joe DiPietro on diversity and inclusion. Dr. DiPietro announced the appointment today to the Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee… Read More


Student Spotlight: Bonnie Barnes Capitalizes On Love of Medicine Through Board of Trustees Involvement

When Bonnie Barnes – then Bonnie Lynch – was accepted to medical school, she knew it would be a great experience. But besides earning her MD, she also had the opportunity to serve as a student representative on the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Both her father, Bruce Lynch,… Read More


Six Professors Receive UTAA Awards

Six faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were honored recently by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA). The awards were presented during the annual banquet of the Student Government Association Executive Council. Ashley W. Harkrider, PhD, College of Health Professions, and James Patrick Ryan,… Read More