College: Graduate Health


Pride in Our Accomplishments: Visitors Become Our Ambassadors

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Last week, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted the annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the University of Tennessee Foundation – a remarkable group comprised predominantly of UT senior alumni who are leaders in their communities across Tennessee and nationally. “When community and business leaders visit the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


Memphis Tacos Brings Authentic Mexican Cuisine to UTHSC Campus

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Claudia Cogswell is bringing Mexico to Memphis with her new restaurant in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s food court. Memphis Tacos is now open in the Madison Plaza Food Court, offering an authentic taste of Mexico to students, faculty, staff, and the rest of the Medical District community. It is one of three… Read More


PhD Student Dedicated to Serve, Mentors Future STEM Professionals

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Perri Johnson, MS, started building objects out of Legos at an early age. Now, he is working toward a PhD in biomedical engineering while leading and serving in the UTHSC and Memphis community. Before joining the college, Johnson, from St. Louis, Missouri, earned a dual degree in mathematics and mechanical engineering from Indiana University and… Read More


Forman Named Director of Admissions Operations

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Kristi Forman, DBA, has been named the director of Admissions Operations in the Office of Enrollment Management at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Forman will provide leadership in the UTHSC Office of Admissions to maintain compliance for admissions processes, ensure accurate and detailed reporting, and uphold admissions policy. Through collaboration with… Read More


UTHSC/UT System Communicators Win Top Honors for Statewide Awareness Tour

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The Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, along with leaders of the UT System Communications and Marketing Office, have received top honors from national and Tennessee public relations competitions for the planning, execution, and promotion of last fall’s “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” tour, a statewide tour to emphasize… Read More


Students, Postdocs, and Faculty Recognized at the 2023 Graduate Research Day and Awards

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Christopher Pitzer, president of the Graduate Student Executive Council, reflected on the moment he received the Outstanding Graduate Student award in Molecular and Translational Physiology at the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences Graduate Research Day earlier this month. “It is awesome, and I just felt like proud of what I’ve done in the past… Read More


2023 Graduate Health Sciences Magazine Highlights Success of Students, Faculty, Alumni

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The Spring 2023 issue of the College of Graduate Health Sciences Magazine showcases how the college provides a pathway to success for its students and scholars, offering opportunities to accomplish great things while studying and researching and setting them up for a successful and impactful career. Supporting Independence Learn how the college’s new Trainee Support… Read More


UTHSC Advisory Board Approves 2023-2028 Strategic Plan

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved the UTHSC 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, a comprehensive roadmap 18 months in development that defines the institution’s direction for the future. The plan will go before the UT Board of Trustees for a final vote at its meeting in June, which is set for… Read More