Publisher: Memphis Medical News


Dr. Jonathan Jaggar Receives $2.3 Million For Blood Pressure Research

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $2.3 million grant for his study titled “PKD proteins in endothelial cells.” The proposal’s goal is to provide a new understanding of how… Read More


UTHSC College of Nursing Doctoral Program Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

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Memphis Medical News:  The Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 26 on the U.S. News & World Report list of DNP programs in the magazine’s 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. This ranking places the UTHSC College of Nursing DNP program… Read More


Dustin Fulton, EdD, Named Assistant Dean for Admissions in College of Medicine

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Dustin Fulton, EdD, has been named assistant dean for Admissions in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Fulton has served as interim assistant dean since May 2020. Fulton most recently served as associate director in Student Affairs and Community Engagement, and previously held the position of senior equity assurance… Read More


College of Medicine Inducts Inaugural Class of Academy of Master Educators

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has inducted its inaugural class to the Academy of Master Educators. The academy recognizes and celebrates contributions to education by dedicated physicians and other medical educators.The academy, which was formed in 2019, is being led by Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP, assistant dean for Medical… Read More


The Hamilton Eye Institute Welcomes Claire L. Kiernan, MD

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The Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, improving vision and empowering lives, is pleased to welcome Claire L. Kiernan, MD as a staff member. Dr. Kiernan joins the practice following her Glaucoma fellowship at Tufts Medical Center where she practiced with the New England Eye Center, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston… Read More


Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Announces Joshua R. Ford, MD as their Newest Physician

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UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center dedicated to improving vision and empowering lives, welcomes Joshua R. Ford, MD as a staff member.


Li Appointed UTHSC Distinguished Professor

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Memphis Medical News: Wei Li, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy, has been appointed a UTHSC Distinguished Professor. The title is reserved for those who have contributed in a superlative way to UTHSC and brought distinction and respect to the university.


UTHSC and Regional One Health Collaborate on COVID-19 Treatment Clinical

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health have announced they are partnering on a clinical trial program including two late-stage clinical trials evaluating Regeneron’s REGN-COV2, the company’s investigational two-antibody cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.