UTHSC News


College of Nursing Academic-Practice Partnership with Le Bonheur Receives National Recognition

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital are being recognized with the 2023 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award. It is one of three academic-practice partnerships that will be acknowledged during the upcoming AACN Academic Nursing Leadership Conference October 28-30 in Washington, DC. Established in… Read More


Team Led by Satya Surbhi, PhD, Awarded $3.5 Million to Test Medication Adherence Interventions for Vulnerable Populations

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), led by Satya Surbhi, PhD, assistant professor in the Center for Health System Improvement in the College of Medicine, have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) for a study addressing system-level barriers to improve medication adherence… Read More


Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates Teaching Excellence

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Three faculty members received teaching awards during the Annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence hosted by the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The TLC Teaching Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in teaching and scholarship to foster an environment that values and rewards teaching. Aditi Kesari, PhD, MBBS, assistant professor… Read More


UTHSC’s Second Family Campaign Raises Goal for Support from Faculty, Staff

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During the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Family Campaign in February, Rachel George sent an impassioned plea to her colleagues to donate. “I love our college. I love the people, the students, and I love watching newbies come through and go all the way to doctoral degrees. Sometimes they need monetary help to… Read More


UTHSC Campus Police Department to Participate in “Booze It and Lose It” Traffic Safety Campaign

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The Campus Police Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign from August 16 to September 4, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled… Read More


Ribbon cutting for New Home of Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC August 24

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a student-run, pro-bono pediatric occupational therapy clinic, will host a ribbon cutting August 24 from 2-4 p.m. for its new clinical space on the 5th floor of the 920 Madison Building on the Memphis campus. The celebration is open to… Read More


UTHSC Researcher Awarded $1.56 Million for Accelerating Progress in Stem Cell Treatment of PTOA

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Hongsik Jake Cho, PhD, associate professor in Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), recently received a $1.56 million Rehabilitation Research and Development Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to research next generation treatments for post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA), a disabling condition that can occur… Read More


Outstanding UTHSC Team Members Honored at 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s impact on health care in the Memphis community was evident during the Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards Thursday night. Faculty and staff from UTHSC and partner teaching hospitals joined outstanding winners and finalists from across the city’s health care landscape in being honored at the… Read More