On Friday, May 26, 478 students will graduate from the UT Health Science Center. Graduates will represent six colleges: Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.
A nationwide search culminated in the appointment of Steve J. Schwab, MD, as the first executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine campuses. Reporting directly to the chancellor, Dr. Schwab will assume his role in late July.
Gerald Byrne, PhD, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has been awarded a nearly $2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant.
The UT Health Science Center welcomes Sheila T. T. Champlin as its new communications and marketing director.
Ivan C. Gerling, PhD, associate professor at UTHSC and research biologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Memphis (VAMC), has been awarded a nearly $1.3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Jon H. Robertson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, was named president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at the AANS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 24-27, 2006.
Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named the Harriet S. Van Vleet Professor in Oncology Research.
Two College of Nursing graduates will be honored at the Alumni Awards Banquet on April 21. Jan Young, DNSc (1985), will receive the Outstanding Alumna Award, and Nancy Moss, MSN, (BSN, 1964) will be named Most Supportive Alumna.