Programs at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (6th) and University of Tennessee-Martin (33rd) also fared very well in the ranking.
UTHSC In the Media
The West Cancer Center on Thursday unveiled a new nonprofit charity to raise funds for cancer research in Memphis and accepted a large initial donation — $2.5 million from the Memphis-based Plough Foundation . . . The West Cancer Center is a partnership of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, The West Clinic and Methodist… Read More
For the first time ever, there’s a breast cancer summit for African-American women at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
“Dr. Brown served as the primary architect of the UTHSC master plan,” said Steve Schwab, MD, chancellor of the health science center. “The plan was drafted by a third-party consultant (Perkins + Will) after extensive consultation with Dr. Brown and members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and the deans. It was vetted with faculty, staff and… Read More
Another study published in JAMA Internal Medicine led by Teresa Waters, PhD, of the University of the Tennessee Health Science Center, found that after the new federal policy was introduced, central line-associated bloodstream infections fell by 11 percent and catheter-associated urinary tract infections fell by ten percent.
In a few short years, the Memphis, Tennessee native [and former UTHSC student] has not only managed to win research and teaching awards, she’s also proved adept with handling her share of the heavy administrative and faculty service workload she’s taken on as one of the pharmacy school’s founding faculty members.
The Nashville satellite will not affect the Memphis campus, which has served as home to the University of Tennessee’s medical school for 103 years, according to a top official. ‘In fact, it increases our reach and makes us stronger both in Memphis and statewide,’ Ken Brown, UTHSC executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer, said in a… Read More
UTHSC assistant dean Jessica Wells said … the number of residents at Saint Thomas Health hospitals is expected to increase from about 32 to about 200 over the next three year.