In the Media Tag: Dr. Steve Schwab

Higher education in Memphis: Changing of the presidential guard

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Memphis’ largest and most prominent colleges and universities have had a flurry of changes at the top. With some positions filled, some filled in the interim, and some on the way to being filled permanently, MBJ gives a rundown of what the leadership situation is looking like at those institutions (see profiles below). And, also… Read More

UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab, Contemplates 2022 Retirement, Reflects on Tenure

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For the last decade, Steve Schwab, MD, not only witnessed impressive strides in the local medical community, but also played a significant role in that success while serving as chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Now, as Schwab prepares to transition to a different role at UTHSC – he recently announced plans… Read More

UT Health Science Center chancellor search underway

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The University of Tennessee system is searching for the next chancellor of the UT Health Science Center, according to a news release. Chancellor Steve Schwab announced his retirement on June 1, the release says. Schwab plans to serve in his current role until June 30, 2022 or until a successor is on board, the release… Read More

UTHSC chancellor Steve Schwab to retire

The Memphis Business Journal

After more than a decade leading the university, Dr. Steve Schwab will retire as chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In the coming weeks, the University of Tennessee (UT) System will launch a search for his replacement, with Schwab remaining in his role until June 30, 2022 — or until a… Read More

Healthcare CEOs on the Pandemic

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Inside Memphis Business: Healthcare CEOs on the Pandemic Inside Memphis Business and Memphis magazines presented the 2021 CEOs of the Year in a webinar sponsored by eBiz Solutions on March 4th. The leaders of healthcare organizations in Memphis spoke of reacting quickly to the evolving situation that hit hard a year ago when the COVID-19… Read More

Presenting the 2021 CEOs of the Year

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For several years, Inside Memphis Business magazine has celebrated CEOs of the Year — those top leaders possessed of insight and vision who have made a difference in our community. The process was straightforward: We would choose four, each representing an organization of a different size. IMB would have a sponsored breakfast honoring the executives,… Read More

UTHSC chancellor addresses COVID budget adjustments, projects, and diversity

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When it comes to finances, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has a saying: No money, no mission. It’s a good thing, then, that COVID-19 hasn’t deteriorated the organization’s fiscal health. November 3: Memphis Business Journal

UTHSC suspends international travel for students indefinitely


Students at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center must cancel any overseas trips related to school work due to the coronavirus outbreak. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab sent a letter to students on Saturday. The letter says any university-affiliated travel in March needs to be canceled and international travel beyond March is suspended indefinitely.