Category: Research


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Ansley Stanfill Shaping Research in the College of Nursing

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Ansley Stanfill first set foot on the UTHSC campus 10 years ago when she pursued and completed her PhD in nursing science through the College of Graduate Health Sciences. After finishing her postgraduate training in genomics, she joined the faculty of the College of Nursing in 2016 as an assistant professor, with a joint appointment… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Partnering with Kroger Health Nationwide to Improve Shingles Vaccination Completion Rates

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the health care arm of The Kroger Co., on a nationwide, randomized controlled study across more than 2,200 community pharmacy locations to improve second-dose vaccination completion rates for the shingles vaccine. Elements of the project are funded through… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet January 16 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Agenda items are: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting on September 30, 2019 Chancellor’s report Strategic Plan Update FY 2021 Tuition Proposal/Recommendation… Read More


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M. Dennis Leo, PhD, Awarded $1.9 Million NIH Grant For Diabetic Vascular Disease Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded M. Dennis Leo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1.9 million grant for his project titled “Chloride Channels in Diabetic Vascular Disease.” The study will investigate cellular signaling pathways damaged by diabetes and how they… Read More


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Nichols, Martindale-Adams Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for Veteran Caregiver Interventions

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $1.3 million grant to researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) to assist caregivers of veterans who are living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia. Linda Nichols, PhD, FGSA, FSfAA, professor in the… Read More


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Klimo Wins Pediatric Paper of the Year for the Second Year

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For the second year in a row, Paul Klimo, Jr. MD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded the Pediatrics Paper of the Year by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) during the CNS annual meeting in San Francisco, California. The paper, “The Preventable Shunt… Read More


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UTHSC Announces Record-Breaking $100M In FY19 Research Grants and Contracts

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Steven Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, announced that UTHSC has achieved record growth in research funding. Recently released numbers from the Office of Research show research grants and contract awards for FY19 totaling more than $100 million for the first time in UTHSC history. This number… Read More