UTHSC News


News

Pharmacy Magazine: Heroes Train Here

|

The Winter 2020 Issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine introduces you to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy, who joined in UTHSC’s fight against the coronavirus and have exemplified what it means to be a hero in the face of a pandemic. In this issue, you can read stories on how the… Read More


News

Dr. Alisa Haushalter Named PRSA Communicator of the Year for 2020

|

The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has selected Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN, director of the Shelby County Health Department, as its Communicator of the Year for 2020. The award was presented Friday, Jan. 29. Dr. Haushalter is both an alumna of the UTHSC College of Nursing and an associate professor… Read More


News

Claudette Jones Shephard Named Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the UTHSC College of Medicine

|

Claudette Jones Shephard, MD, has been named the founding associate dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. She currently serves as an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine. “Last year was a very interesting year,… Read More


News

Office of Research Names New Director of Scientific Writing

|

In order to better serve the research community at UTHSC, the Office of Research has named  Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD, as the new director of the Office of Scientific Writing, as of January 2021. In this role, Dr. Johnson Moore will assist research faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students in the writing of successful research grants… Read More


News

UTHSC Students Join Community Vaccination Workforce

|

Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are joining volunteers from various local academic health care institutions to assist the Shelby County Health Department in the administration of second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to the community this week. University Clinical Health (UCH), UTHSC, and the City of Memphis are collaborating in organizing the… Read More


News

Wilner’s Podcast Makes Feedspot.com’s 20 Physician Podcasts You Need To Know List for Second Year

|

A podcast by Andrew N. Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, associate professor of neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was named among Feedspot.com’s  “Top 20 Physicians Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021.” “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner” is hosted by Dr. Wilner, who serves as the… Read More


News

UTHSC Researchers Play Role in Supporting Development of COVID-19 Vaccines

|

Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have played a supporting role in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. To examine the efficacy of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine during development, the company needed a way to test the inhibitory effects of the antibodies generated after vaccination on virus infection. However, to work with SARS-CoV-2 requires… Read More


News

Educational Assistance Benefit Lauded Among UTHSC Employees

|

Thanks to the university’s support for employees to improve their knowledge and skills through its educational assistance benefit, many at UTHSC have advanced their degrees. “At the UT Health Science Center, our employees and their spouse or dependents can take advantage of the tuition waiver benefit,” said Chandra Alston, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, associate vice chancellor… Read More