Video Aims to Raise Awareness on Campus of Those with Special Needs

Publications coordinator Amber Carter wrote, directed and appeared in a video for National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  “There’s no such thing as you can’t do this, you simply have to find a different way,” she said.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October celebrates the many contributions of America’s worker with disabilities. For UTHSC’s observance, Amber Carter, publications coordinator in the Communications and Marketing Department, thought making a video would be a great way to raise awareness on campus of those with special needs. Carter, who… Read More


UT Health Science Center: Shaping the Future of Health Care Since 1911

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Editor’s Note: UTHSC had the chance to tell our story in the Aug. 29 edition of The Commercial Appeal. We are reprinting the story, along with the accompanying ad and our new campus video, all of which  spotlight the great things happening at UTHSC.  The University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


UTHSC’s Role in Back-to-School Health Fair Reflects Commitment to Help Community

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The annual Back-to-School Family Affair Event is extremely important to the entire UT Health Science Center family, Pamela Houston, director of the Office of Special Events and Community Affairs at UTHSC, said after the most recent one held last weekend. Sponsored by Omega Ministries/Omega Healthy Practices and the Healthcare Organizations of… Read More


Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association

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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing department recently took home two awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA). The department was awarded first place, gold, in the specialty item category for the UTHSC Mid-South Heart Walk T-Shirt and third place, bronze, in the printed newsletter category for The Record. The… Read More


Drs. Mike McDonald, Francesca-Fang Liao Receive $1 Million to Study Possible Alzheimer’s Therapy


Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have received a $1 million grant to study a genetic therapy that one day may offer a way to slow or reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Mike McDonald, PhD, an associate professor in the Departments of Neurology and Anatomy… Read More


Campus Recreation Offers Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

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An interest in an active lifestyle is key to enjoying the outdoors. To help faculty, staff and students enjoy the outdoors, equipment for UTHSC’s Outdoor Recreation program was completely upgraded in 2015, thanks to funding by the Student Government Association Executive Council. Equipment rentals range from tents and backpacks to… Read More