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


College of Dentistry Instructor Combines Art and Science to Help Make Patients Whole

Maddie Singer blends art and science in her work. She is shown with a bust of former Gov. Winfield C. Dunn that she created.

Maddie Singer has a gift for helping others that is both art and science. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center instructor is an anaplastologist, helping disfigured patients by creating remarkably realistic prosthetics that are astounding to behold. Anaplastology is a clinical profession that provides reconstructive and custom prostheses to… Read More


UT Health Science Center Has Role in Landmark National Blood Pressure Study

Dr. Karen C. Johnson

When researchers released the findings of a national blood pressure study showing that aggressive intervention to lower systolic blood pressure in older adults below conventional standards reduces cardiovascular disease, stroke and death, it wasn’t news to Memphis landscape company owner Joe Pipkin. A five-year participant in the Memphis site of… Read More


Social Workers Ashley Annestedt and Malissa Duckworth of UTHSC to Lead 2015 Conference for the Association for Successful Parenting


The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) is hosting the seventh biannual A Chance to Parent Conference with this year’s theme, “Promoting Change Through Advocacy, Policy and Practice.” The international event will be held Oct. 11 and 12 in Memphis, Tennessee. Ashley Annestedt, LCSW, and Malissa Duckworth, LCSW, social workers at the Boling Center… Read More