“It is a very serious disease and it can be fatal,” Dr. Michael Whitt of the UT Health & Science Center said. Tuberculosis has been spotted in two Shelby County schools, but just how worried do parents need to be? “It’s pretty unusual because number one, normally immune-competent people don’t get TB, our immune system fights it… Read More
UTHSC In the Media
Infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Whitt from the UT Health Science Center joined us to talk about how to keep your family safe.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has been reaccredited for the maximum eight-year term by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
As rain showers gave way to muggy sunshine outside the FedExForum on Friday, inside the hard work and dreams of more than 670 graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were celebrated with cheers and tears.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is using the Respecting Choices program to teach students in health care professions how to have conversations with patients about their care preferences. The program uses actors trained to raise realistic patient issues, and the goal is to help patients consider advance directives.
Dr. Benny Weksler … chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and also UTHSC’s first Eastridge-Cole Professor … is a key player in a lung cancer screening program that UTHSC and the West Clinic hope to launch by this fall.
Medical professionals often have difficult conversations with patients, but a new program at UT Health Science Center encourages students to bring up the touchy subject of “what happens if.”
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the leaders in changing the look and feel of the area, with $175 million in construction or renovation projects underway or in the planning stages, driven mostly by the desire to produce a modern campus attractive to students, faculty and researchers.