Category: Public Service


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College of Medicine Students to Host Bone Marrow Drive in Memphis Medical District

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An autoimmune disease may have prevented Caroline Hymel from donating bone marrow, but it’s not stopping the second-year medical student from doing her part in raising awareness for the need that exists for patients across the world suffering from blood cancer. “I was not able to donate and to find out that I couldn’t, I… Read More


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Vickie Barnes Receives TAASLP Lifetime Achievement Award

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Vickie Barnes, MA, CCC-SLP, received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (TAASLP). The award is presented annually to a member who has made significant contributions to the profession over a lifetime. Barnes, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College… Read More


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Campus Honors its Veterans

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UTHSC today paid tribute to its military veterans with a breakfast and program in their honor. “I want to, on behalf of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, thank you for your service,” said Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC, himself a veteran of the… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Community Stands In Unity Against Hate

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UTHSC student Kelcey Cooper stood in the crowded lobby of the General Education Building today as the campus community came together to take a public stand against hate. A physician assistant student, Cooper said she is saddened by the hatred and violence in the world today, but she is proud that the university would stage… Read More


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UTHSC Takes Stand Against Hate

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When students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were asked on Tuesday if they would sign a banner with a message of unity against hate, more than 400 stepped up to sign in roughly two hours. They were attending a Halloween event, but signing their name was more important to them. That banner… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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UTHSC Promotes Community Health at Block Party for Peace

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Colleges of Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy provided health care services during the 13th annual Block Party for Peace last month. Founded by Tennessee Representative Antonio Parkinson, the annual event focuses on peace, community empowerment, education, and living a healthy lifestyle in the North Memphis… Read More


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Melody Waller of UTHSC Selected As A Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professional in Memphis

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Melody Norris Waller, PhD, MSN, RN, has been selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals in Memphis. The awards gala celebrates young professionals and awards them for serving in the local community in five foundational areas: Outstanding Citizen, Entrepreneurship, Community Advocacy, Arts and Entertainment, and Education. Dr. Waller joined the… Read More