College: Health Professions


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean, Faculty Lauded at Health Care Heroes Awards

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David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, says he is on a mission “to turn the College of Medicine toward the community.” His efforts were recognized this week when he was named the winner of the… Read More


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Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

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Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with limited mobility will get the… Read More


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Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association

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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing department recently took home two awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA). The department was awarded first place, gold, in the specialty item category for the UTHSC Mid-South Heart Walk T-Shirt and third place, bronze, in the printed newsletter category for The Record. The TCPRA awards, which were presented… Read More


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Physician Assistant Studies has New Chair, New Home

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As of July 1, the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will have a new leader and a new home. Stephanie Storgion, MD, FAAP, FCCM, will chair the department, as it moves from the College of Health Professions, where it started two years ago, to the… Read More


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Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, Named Special Adviser to UT System President on Diversity and Inclusion

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Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) since 2010, has been named special adviser to UT System President Joe DiPietro on diversity and inclusion. Dr. DiPietro announced the appointment today to the Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee during the UT Board of… Read More


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University Therapists Gets New Space on Campus

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Physical therapy is all about moving toward a better quality of life. University Therapists, an outpatient rehabilitation clinic operated by faculty members of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC, has new space on campus to help clients on that journey. The practice, which is more than 30 years old, recently moved into renovated space… Read More


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Chad Epps, MD, Named Executive Director of the New $36.7 Million Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center Being Constructed at UTHSC

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Chad Epps, MD, was a high school teacher before he became a physician. As the new executive director of the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center under construction at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Epps will combine his expertise as a physician and a teacher to improve education for future health… Read More


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Six Professors Receive UTAA Awards

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Six faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were honored recently by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA). The awards were presented during the annual banquet of the Student Government Association Executive Council. Ashley W. Harkrider, PhD, College of Health Professions, and James Patrick Ryan, PhD, College of Medicine, received… Read More