College: Graduate Health


Good Morning America Visits UTHSC, Presents $18,000 for Dentistry Alumna’s Program

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Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS), a program founded by Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, was featured Wednesday on Good Morning America in a live segment on the UTHSC campus. The segment on ABC centered around Dr. Quodarrius Toney, also known as… Read More


Black Student Association Honors Outstanding Student Leaders

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Since 1992, the Black Student Association (BSA) Awards Ceremony has honored student leaders from each of the colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as they move toward graduation.   Seven outstanding students were recognized at this year’s awards ceremony Friday, February 17, at Collage Dance Collective in Memphis. Shanea McKinney, PharmD, an… Read More


Determined to be a Doctor Someday Returns to UTHSC Campus

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For the first time since the COVID pandemic, the Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS) program will be held at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Saturday, February 18. The DDS program aims to expose children aged 2 to 5 and teens aged 14 to 18, primarily from historically marginalized populations and rural… Read More


UTHSC Leaders Recognized Among 100 Most Powerful Leaders in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s two top leaders are included in the Memphis Business Journal’s Power 100 list for 2023. Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, and Executive Vice Chancellor Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, made the list that was released in the January 27-February 2 issue of the Memphis Business Journal (MBJ). This is… Read More


Faculty, Staff Encouraged to Support UTHSC’s Inaugural Family Campaign

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Michael Alston, EdD, associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity, and Chandra Alston, EdD, vice chancellor of Human Resources, both at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, are examples of intentional donors to the institutions where they work. With a combined 57 years of service in the UT System, they have donated in… Read More


UTHSC CHIPS to Host Town Hall on Role of Simulation in Health Equity

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a town hall February 22 to explore the role of simulation education in helping learners provide equitable health care. The event, titled “The Power of We,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the… Read More


Research Team Awarded $2.4 Million for Radiation Treatment Study

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded $2.4 million to Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, vice chair and professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, to develop medical countermeasures to treat gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome. Radiation exposure due to large-scale nuclear incidents is a global concern. Gastrointestinal… Read More


UTHSC Advisory Board Votes Not to Increase Tuition

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For the fourth straight year, tuition is expected not to increase for students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. During the winter meeting of the UTHSC Advisory Board Friday, members voted unanimously in favor of keeping the current tuition rates, at the recommendation of Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD. “This is not an organization… Read More