Category: Public Service


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Accreditation Process Invites Public Comment

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A site-based accreditation team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center June 10 to examine all aspects of the UTHSC Campus Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations, management, and support services, said Campus Police Chief Anthony Berryhill. Accreditation by the organization… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students Start Cradle of Health to Address Health Care Needs of the African Community

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A new, multidisciplinary student service organization has been created at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to address the health care needs of people from African countries, who are now living in Memphis. Cradle of Health, which began this year, aims to bring awareness to health care issues affecting Africans from the diaspora… Read More


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Soi No. 9 Now Open in the UTHSC Food Court, Power Life Smoothies & Eats Moves to Student-Alumni Center

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Today, the popular food truck Soi No. 9 opened for business in the UTHSC Food Court, its first brick-and-mortar location. It joins local vendors Coletta’s, Southern Hands, and Power Life Smoothies & Eats on the UTHSC campus. Soi No. 9 is located in the space previously occupied by Power Life Smoothies & Eats. Power Life… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Well-Represented at Nursing Health Policy Summit in Washington

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Kristin Fitchpatric, a DNP student in the UTHSC College of Nursing, believes part of her job as a nurse is to stay up to date on health policy. When she got the chance to apply to join a contingent from the UTHSC College of Nursing at the recent American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)… Read More


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OT Faculty Member Helps Visually Impaired Function More Fully

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Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at UTHSC, was initially interested in the profession of art therapy. She could find no courses of study in that field at the time, so she looked into occupational therapy as an alternative.… Read More


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Garrett Bowdle Selected As Core Ambassador for American Physical Therapy Association

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Second-year physical therapy student Garrett Bowdle has been selected to be a Core Ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The position consists of serving as a communication liaison between the Student Assembly Board of Directors and each physical therapy and physical therapy assistant program in the state of Tennessee. The goal is to… Read More


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The Mid-South Lions Club Improving Lives Through The Gift of Sight

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The Mid-South Lions Club  may occupy only a small space in the lobby of the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC),  but the group’s impact on the university’s ophthalmic community outreach efforts does not go unnoticed. Across the nation, Lions Clubs assist indigent patients who need something beyond… Read More


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College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter Wins Chapter of the Year

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The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Chapter in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 50th anniversary and annual meeting in Seattle. “The UTHSC College of Pharmacy students are the best and I am so very proud… Read More