UTHSC News


CHIPS Wins 2023 Innovation Award

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was one of five recipients of the 2023 Innovation Awards presented today by Inside Memphis Business magazine and Memphis Magazine. CHIPS was recognized for putting Memphis and Tennessee on the map for cutting-edge simulation training across all health… Read More


2023 Norfleet Forum to Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

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The 2023 Frank Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health is set for Friday, October 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, this prestigious health forum will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and how it… Read More


UTHSC Research Spinoffs Gain Momentum with National Business Grants

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A recent spate of awards shines a light on the strides UTHSC researchers are making in translating their discoveries into novel solutions for human health and well-being. Three licensees, two spinoffs founded by UTHSC researchers and one long-standing partner, have received funding from the highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology… Read More


Pickleball Tournament to Raise Funds for Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club

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The Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting a pickleball tournament to raise money for its local and international outreach. The Lions Club is collaborating with the UTHSC Pickleball Club to put on the mixed doubles tournament Saturday, October 28, starting at 9 a.m., at the UTHSC… Read More


Second UTHSC Family Campaign Surpasses Donor Goal

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During the second UTHSC Family Campaign, Security Officer Veronica Jones had a goal to share her love for the university and for giving back. Jones served as a campaign captain for the Campus Police Department, tasked with inspiring her colleagues in the department and across the university to make a gift of any size and… Read More


Promoting Health and Literacy: UTHSC’s Pediatric Dental Clinics Provide Free Books for Patients

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When children attend their appointments at the pediatric dental clinics associated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, they can receive not only care for their teeth, but also enrichment for their minds. Through a program by the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation called A Book Just for Me, the clinic is… Read More


Women’s Resource Group Walks to Empower Others in Annual Dress for Success Event

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The UTHSC Women’s Resource Group raised $2,800 during their recent Dress for Success Memphis Power Walk event. The event featured music, food, a make-over wardrobe reveal, inspirational talks by UTHSC faculty and staff, and a fitness walk. “When I came here and saw they had a gym, I knew our premise of mental health and… Read More


UTHSC College of Nursing Garners $4 Million to Expand Support for Midwifery in the Delta

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a four-year, $4 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support increasing the number and diversity of nurse midwives in the Delta region. The college launched a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) concentration in Nurse Midwifery in 2021, with… Read More