Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, and Robert W. Williams, PhD, professor and chair in the Department of Generics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded over $3.14 million in funding to establish an innovative, diverse research model, which will be used to… Read More
Wrapping up her year as president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), UT Health Science Center’s Altha Stewart gave the Presidential Address at the organization’s 2019 annual meeting in San Francisco. She urged the 38,000-member organization to continue to focus on treating the whole person, to be involved in current issues affecting mental health across… Read More
The UTHSC Advisory Board held its second meeting Monday, approving a proposed $571.3 million budget for the university for fiscal year 2020, which begins July 1. In addition to the budget review and vote, the meeting in the Student Alumni-Center on the Memphis campus included reports from UTHSC leadership and college deans detailing accomplishments and… Read More
Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were part of the federally-funded Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings last week showing that postmenopausal women with no previous history of breast cancer reportedly had a 21 percent lower risk of death from breast cancer if they followed a… Read More
Head and neck cancer researchers from the United States, Canada, England, Germany, and South America are meeting at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22, to discuss ongoing collaborative genomics research in head and neck cancer and the future of epidemiological research on the disease. Neil Hayes, MD,… Read More
There is much to be proud of at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2018-2019 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s economic impact on the state, new construction that is changing the face of the campus, new in leadership that is bringing fresh ideas, and our students who are changing our communities.
Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Medical District community today gathered for a memorial program to honor and pay respects to law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. The second-annual Police Memorial Program was held at the Student-Alumni Center as part of UTHSC Campus Police’s… Read More