College: Health Professions


Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Raises Over $6,000 at Annual Art Show and Auction

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held its 7th Annual Art Show and Auction last weekend, a fundraising event aimed at supporting the operations of the clinic and providing occupational therapy (OT) treatment to uninsured and underinsured children in Memphis. The Annual Art Show and Auction… Read More


Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates Teaching Excellence

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Three faculty members received teaching awards during the Annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence hosted by the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The TLC Teaching Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in teaching and scholarship to foster an environment that values and rewards teaching. Aditi Kesari, PhD, MBBS, assistant professor… Read More


UTHSC’s Second Family Campaign Raises Goal for Support from Faculty, Staff

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During the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Family Campaign in February, Rachel George sent an impassioned plea to her colleagues to donate. “I love our college. I love the people, the students, and I love watching newbies come through and go all the way to doctoral degrees. Sometimes they need monetary help to… Read More


Ribbon cutting for New Home of Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC August 24

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a student-run, pro-bono pediatric occupational therapy clinic, will host a ribbon cutting August 24 from 2-4 p.m. for its new clinical space on the 5th floor of the 920 Madison Building on the Memphis campus. The celebration is open to… Read More


Walking in Memphis: Campus Police Promote Pedestrian Safety

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Mary Frances Braslow, program administrator for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, had no idea who was escorting her across Madison Avenue in the crosswalk in front of the College of Pharmacy Building this morning. Not surprising, because her escort was wearing a black-and-white-striped zebra… Read More


Speech-Language Pathology Student Extends Care to Generations

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Haleigh Black received so much support when her mother was diagnosed with brain cancer, she now serves to pass on support and hope to families navigating similar experiences. “I love being able to connect with the families,” Black said. Black, from Chatham Illinois, is studying for her master’s in Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of… Read More


New Leadership, Strategic Plan Update Focus of Summer Advisory Board Meeting

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During the summer meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Aug. 11, members learned about recent achievements across the six colleges, implementation of the university’s new strategic plan, and leadership transitions. Phil Wenk, DDS, board chair and chief executive officer of Delta Dental of Tennessee, welcomed two new members, Corinne Gibson,… Read More


Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC to Host 7th-Annual Art Show and Auction

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting its 7th-annual Art Show and Auction online Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27. Proceeds from this event benefit the pediatric pro-bono occupational therapy clinic at UTHSC in helping the uninsured and underinsured in the Mid-South. More than… Read More