College: Nursing


CHIPS Wins 2023 Innovation Award

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was one of five recipients of the 2023 Innovation Awards presented today by Inside Memphis Business magazine and Memphis Magazine. CHIPS was recognized for putting Memphis and Tennessee on the map for cutting-edge simulation training across all health… Read More


2023 Norfleet Forum to Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

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The 2023 Frank Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health is set for Friday, October 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, this prestigious health forum will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and how it… Read More


Second UTHSC Family Campaign Surpasses Donor Goal

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During the second UTHSC Family Campaign, Security Officer Veronica Jones had a goal to share her love for the university and for giving back. Jones served as a campaign captain for the Campus Police Department, tasked with inspiring her colleagues in the department and across the university to make a gift of any size and… Read More


UTHSC College of Nursing Garners $4 Million to Expand Support for Midwifery in the Delta

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a four-year, $4 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support increasing the number and diversity of nurse midwives in the Delta region. The college launched a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) concentration in Nurse Midwifery in 2021, with… Read More


UT Innovation Challenge Winner ‘Shed a Few Tears’ of Joy

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It was almost like a surprise birthday party. That’s how Shakalle Milam, a clinical dental assistant in the UTHSC College of Dentistry, described the way it felt to be notified Friday morning that she was one of nine winners of the UT System’s Innovation Challenge. In the spring, the system put out a call to… Read More


UTHSC College of Nursing and UT Southern Collaborate to Offer Joint BSN Program

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The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has approved a proposal for a joint Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program operated by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing and the UT Southern Jeanette M. Travis School of Nursing and Health Sciences. The proposal was approved at THEC’s Aug. 17 meeting. The… Read More


Chancellor Buckley Receives AACDP Leadership Award

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The American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry (AACDP) has selected Peter Buckley, MD, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as the recipient of its 2023 Leadership Award. The award honors one person each year for outstanding leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the field of psychiatry. As the award recipient, Dr.… Read More


‘We All Have a Role to Play’ in Fulfilling the UTHSC Vision, New EVC Says

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Raaj Kurapati, the new executive vice chancellor and chief operating and financial officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, traces his career in higher education to a conversation he had with his father, who was in the hospital preparing for heart surgery. His father, Rajarathnam Kurapati, asked for three things he thought would… Read More