College: Graduate Health


UTHSC Campus Police Well Trained and Committed to Safety in Memphis Medical District

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department is responsible not only for what happens on UTHSC’s Memphis campus, but what happens throughout the Memphis Medical District. The officers are charged with protecting and serving students, faculty, and staff, as well as the community that surrounds the university. A recent incident near the… Read More


Students in Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program Committed to Serve

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Second Lt. Jessica Smith’s family history in the military stretches back hundreds of years—before the United States was even a country. Every generation of her family has had at least one member in the armed forces since the French and Indian War, she says. Despite that family tradition, Smith was not always set on joining… Read More


New Strategic Plan Aims to Improve Health of Tennesseans

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s new 2023-2028 Strategic Plan defines UTHSC’s direction for the future, as it continues to strive to improve health care and overall health across Tennessee. The plan, approved in late June by the UT Board of Trustees, serves as a roadmap for UTHSC’s next five years and outlines the… Read More


Doctoral Student from Bangladesh Conducts Outstanding Research in Language Processing and Learning

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Tanzida Zaman’s research and drive for studying language processing and learning inspired her to move from her home country, Bangladesh, to the United States, in pursuit of a doctoral degree in Speech and Hearing Science at UTHSC. Zaman earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. After graduating,… Read More


2022-23 Annual Report: A Bright Future for UTHSC and Tennessee

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As the University of Tennessee Health Science Center moves into our new 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, approved last week by the UT Board of Trustees, the 2022-23 Annual Report illustrates the outstanding impact our students, trainees, staff, faculty, and alumni have on health and health care from one end of the state to the other. It… Read More


Kurapati Named Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer at UTHSC

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After a national search and several on-campus interviews and presentations, Raaj Kurapati, AIFA, a seasoned executive with more than three decades of experience in public higher education and private industry, has been named the new executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Kurapati comes to UTHSC… Read More


Pride in Our Accomplishments: UT Board of Trustees Approves UTHSC Strategic Plan

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Impressed by the current momentum and direction of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, members of the UT Board of Trustees today unanimously approved UTHSC’s new 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, setting the university on an exciting trajectory for the future. The comprehensive roadmap for UTHSC’s next five years was developed under the leadership of Cindy… Read More


Ferrara to Retire After Guiding Finances of UTHSC for Almost Two Decades

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Anthony “Tony” Ferrara, the senior vice chancellor for Finance and chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, knew he wanted to be an accountant since his freshman year in high school. That’s not a career choice you hear very often from high schoolers, but Ferrara vividly remembers the circumstances that led… Read More