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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 14

  More than 75 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 14, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The second… Read More

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Guy Reed, MD, of UTHSC Appointed Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Methodist Le Bonheur HealthCare (MLH) announce the appointment of Guy Reed, MD, to the position of Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for MLH. Dr. Reed, Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a… Read More

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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Dentistry Continues Its Commitment to Expand and Address the Pressing Needs In the Community

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is fulfilling its commitment to serve the needs of the underserved in our communities. New clinics have opened across the state — in Jackson, Union City, Bristol and recently, Chattanooga – with a new dental sleep medicine clinic slated to… Read More

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Harry Kochat, PhD, Named Director of the Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems at UTHSC

Harry Kochat, PhD, remembers a time early in his career when a mother and her young son, a brain tumor survivor for more than four years, came to his office to thank him for developing the cancer drug that had saved the boy’s life. It was the early ’90s, and… Read More

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Four University of Tennessee Health Science Center Faculty Named 2017 UT Research Foundation Maturation Fund Winners

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) announced its 2017 Maturation Funding recipients on December 15, 2016, granting four University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty inventors $15,000 each to further develop their technology and answer important commercialization questions. Each year UTRF awards grants through its annual Maturation Funding program… Read More

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal Featured on Local Memphis

Local dentist and UTHSC alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal was on Local Memphis Live on ABC 24 to discuss her “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” program, sponsored by UTHSC, Delta Dental, and Paradigm Dental Center, LLC. Held at UTHSC, the program encourages minority and underrepresented students’ interests in pursuing careers in… Read More

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Professor Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Receives Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest

Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received an honorary doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Tigyi, who was born in Hungary, is the Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor… Read More

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UTHSC’s Healthy Living Program Making Strides Against Obesity One Life at a Time

Kathy Mathis, office manager in the Office of General Counsel, and Martin Donaldson, DDS, associate professor of pediatric dentistry and community oral health in the College of Dentistry, know how beneficial the Healthy Living Program at UTHSC can be. They are two of the program’s major success stories. Since participating… Read More