Segregation led to isolation for Alvin Crawford while attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in the early 1960s. Crawford couldn’t attend class parties and had difficulty finding other students at the Memphis school willing to study with him in the era of Jim Crow. But that didn’t stop him from… Read More
In the Media Tag: Alumni
Black graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine will gather in Memphis for a reunion this weekend for the first time, not just to renew acquaintances and network, but to formally christen a new scholarship fund that will provide financial help for future black students there.
Dr. Christina T. Rosenthal is a dentist, social entrepreneur, and recently named Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity, one of nearly 300 people working worldwide to build fairer, healthier, and more inclusive societies…Based in Memphis, Tennessee, and housed on the campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, TN, DDS provides mentorship connections with… Read More
Dr. Scott Holmes is a physical therapist who’s seen the effect of mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) in his own life, and he’s gone out on his own to try to have that same effect on others in West Tennessee.
Every year, the Flyer devotes an issue to honoring the best and brightest Memphians under 30. This year, our readers nominated more than 50 exceptional young people from all walks of life. Whittling the list down to 20 was a difficult — and inspiring — job. There is so much talent here. As always, 20<30… Read More