Category: Public Service


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UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center Brings New Cultural Competency Training to UTHSC Campus Police

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Officers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department will take part in training April 21-23 to help increase cultural competency and recognize biased-based policing to better serve the campus and surrounding area. This new, three-day certification program is offered by the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC), an agency of the… Read More


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Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program Successfully Navigates Changes and Pandemic Challenges

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For 20 years, the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program (RCP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has provided support and services to children who are being cared for by a grandmother, aunt, uncle, or other extended family members because their parents are not able to raise them. While the pandemic has been challenging,… Read More


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For Second Time, UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Named Among Memphis Business Journal’s 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business

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Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the Memphis Business Journal’s list of 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business for the second time. In 2019, Dr. Brown was named to the MBJ’s inaugural class. Dr. Brown… Read More


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New Group at UTHSC Aims to Spread Message of Health Equity

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Tim Dotson, a standardized patient/simulated patient trainer in the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently completed the Diversity Certificate Program from the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), and wanted to continue the conversation around diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus and in the… Read More


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UTHSC Team Members Push for Heart Disease Awareness in Collaboration with the American Heart Association

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Veronica Jones, a campus security officer with the UTHSC Campus Police Department, has been an awareness advocate for heart disease for 11 years. “It’s personal for me,” she said. “My mother, father, brother, cousins, and brother-in-law have passed away from heart disease, so every moment that I get to spread awareness about it, I do… Read More


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2021 Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight 5K Rescheduled for March 13

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The Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) Lion’s Club at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host the fourth-annual Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight 5K on March 13. The race was originally scheduled for February 20, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Participants will still have the option to participate in person at… Read More


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Pharmacy Magazine: Heroes Train Here

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The Winter 2020 Issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine introduces you to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy, who joined in UTHSC’s fight against the coronavirus and have exemplified what it means to be a hero in the face of a pandemic. In this issue, you can read stories on how the… Read More


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Dr. Alisa Haushalter Named PRSA Communicator of the Year for 2020

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The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has selected Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN, director of the Shelby County Health Department, as its Communicator of the Year for 2020. The award was presented Friday, Jan. 29. Dr. Haushalter is both an alumna of the UTHSC College of Nursing and an associate professor… Read More