UTHSC News


Medical Student Named Student Member of the UT Board of Trustees

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As the only one in her family to pursue medicine, Woodi Woodland said she missed having someone in medicine to turn to as she began her journey in medical school. That feeling has inspired her to mentor incoming students. “Not having anyone within medicine, especially as an African American female in the U.S. at the… Read More


UT Health Science Center Building on Momentum and Awareness in 2024, Recognizing Dedicated Partners

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Last year was a time of building for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, told the university’s Advisory Board during its winter meeting Friday. New leaders were recruited, a state-of-the-art-dental building opened, and a five-year strategic plan was adopted. This year, he said, UT Health Science Center will continue building… Read More


Psychiatry Faculty Member Honored for Lifetime Contributions to the Field

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For self-described “worker bee” Iverson Bell, MD, the past few months have been exciting. A member of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center since 2010, Dr. Bell has been recognized by his peers for his lifetime work in his field. The American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training… Read More


2023 Pharmacy Magazine Shows College’s Growth Over 125 Years

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine celebrates 125 years of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center by remembering the past and looking forward to a bright future continuing to train Tennessee’s pharmacists. Through the Years Learn how pharmacy education at UT Health Science Center grew… Read More


Alumna, UT Board of Trustees Member Committed to Serve Statewide

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Shanea McKinney, PharmD, points her grandmother’s experience with chronic conditions and the pharmaceutical care she received as the inspiration behind her journey into the profession of pharmacy. “My grandmother, Mary Katherine Chandler, saw doctors regularly, but the health care professionals that she interacted with more often were her pharmacists,” Dr. McKinney said. “She trusted their… Read More


Advisory Board to Hold Winter Meeting January 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, January 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.  On the agenda:  Chancellor’s report  Updates from the colleges and units 2023-2028 Strategic Plan update  While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also be… Read More


College of Medicine Magazine Emphasizes Efforts to Advance Women in Medicine

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine pays tribute to the women of the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine by sharing how their achievements, leadership, and dedication have helped shape the future of medicine. Supporting Women Scientists The Women in Science Initiative is helping bridge gaps by supporting female faculty… Read More


2023 a Year of Accomplishments, Collaboration, and Planning for a Bright Future

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In 2023, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center adopted an ambitious new strategic plan, opened a state-of-the-art dental building in Memphis, and added new leadership to guide it into the future. The 2023-2028 Strategic Plan revolves around an exciting and expansive vision statement: Healthy Tennesseans. Thriving Communities. The plan reflects UT Health Science Center’s… Read More