Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at UTHSC Hosted 3rd Annual Young Men and Women of Distinction Autumn Ball


The Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held its 3rd annual Young Men and Women of Distinction Autumn Ball  Saturday, October 15. Thirty-seven young men and young ladies put on formal attire and danced the night away in celebration of their successes. The attire was provided.… 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


UTHSC Works With Community Partners to Combat Domestic Violence

"You can get out,' former local anchor/reporter and domestic violence survivor said at Saturday's Bridging Troubled Waters community event.

Former local reporter/anchor Dee Griffin said she thought domestic violence was something that happened to other people, until it happened to her. Griffin, who now lives in Georgia, spoke to an audience of more than 250 people attending the Bridging Troubled Waters community event held Saturday at the University of… Read More


Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity at UTHSC Grants Wish for 5-Year-Old Girl Through Make-A-Wish Mid-South

Members of Kappa Psi were thrilled to grant 5-year-old Nicohl's wish through Make-A-Wish Mid-South.

Students in the College of Pharmacy at UT Health Science Center got the chance to make a little girl’s dreams come true. Members of Kappa Psi, a pharmaceutical fraternity, provided a wish for 5-year-old Nicohl through Make-A-Wish Mid-South. The child, who is from Mexico, loves the movie “Frozen” and wished… Read More


UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart to Lead County Initiative to Reduce Childhood Exposure to Violence and Trauma

Dr. Altha Stewart talks with the media about assuming leadership of Defending Childhood Shelby.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center  assumed responsibility Thursday for a community initiative aimed at improving the lives of all children in Shelby County. The Defending Childhood Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the impact of violence and trauma on children in the community, was transferred from Shelby County… Read More


UT Health Science Center To Host Community Event to End Domestic Violence; Build Healthy Relationships


On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will partner with the Memphis Crisis Center, Family Safety Center and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., to present a community event aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships. “Bridging Troubled Waters, a… Read More