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Graduate Health Sciences Student Group Increasing Sense of Community Among International Students

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A student group in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at UTHSC is aiming to help international students better adjust to their new life in Memphis. The International Students Association (ISA) has been active at UTHSC for several years, but has recently increased efforts to promote a friendly environment among students from diverse cultures. “There… Read More


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UTHSC SafeMed Study Shows Way to Provide Better Care at Lower Cost for People in Greatest Need

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Intensive post-discharge outpatient care for the most high-need, high-cost Medicaid patients after hospital stays can reduce readmissions, improve outcomes, and lower overall costs, according to findings of the SafeMed study conducted by a multidisciplinary team from UT Health Science Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system. The findings are published in the current issue of… Read More


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Kara Caruthers of UTHSC Honored by National Coalition of 100 Black Women

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Kara L. Caruthers, MSPAS, PA-C, assistant program director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant (PA) program in the UTHSC College of Medicine, was recently honored by the Memphis chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women during the group’s President’s Awards Ceremony. She received the organization’s 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Health.… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top 3 Companies to Raise Most Donations for AHA Mid-South Heart Walk

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the top three companies to raise the most donations for this year’s American Heart Association 2019 Mid-South Heart Walk and Red Dress Dash held Saturday, April 27 at AutoZone Park. Through 369 donations, UTHSC raised $13,702. UTHSC had a total of 13 teams to participate led… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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Law Enforcement Officers Attend First Responders Training at UTHSC

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As part of its commitment to emergency response and providing a safer campus environment, Campus Police at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted more than 27 law enforcement officers from across the Mid-South last week as part of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT). The standard for active shooter response training,… Read More


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Campus Police Pay Homage During National Police Week

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  Campus police personnel at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored their own last week, as they celebrated National Police Week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” and week in which the date falls, as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in… Read More


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Campus Recreation Program Continues to Inspire Healthy Habits

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“I matter.” For Carolyn Smith, that was the single most important factor for participating in the Healthy Living Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Smith, training specialist in the Campus Police Department, was part of the most recent class to complete Campus Recreation’s Healthy Living Program. The 12-week program provides structure, expert… Read More