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Reorganization of Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC Enhances Services

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  The recent reorganization of the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC will enhance the university’s internal and external efforts. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, announced the reorganization in late July, dividing the office into two concentrations to improve services to students and to coordinate and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Tylavsky Co-Authors Research on Connection Between Higher Air Pollution and Lower Child IQ

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New findings from a collaborative study co-authored by Frances A. Tylavsky, DrPH, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), propose that women who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy are more likely to have children with lower IQ’s. The new paper featured… Read More


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Educating Mind, Body, and Spirit

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The UTHSC College of Medicine Magazine has a new format. In its first issue, the magazine focuses on educating the mind, body, and spirit of students through new programs, including the new Mind Body Wellness Center. The magazine also dives into the importance of making medical school accessible with new efforts to reduce student debt.… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 19

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: Introduction of the new student member of the board The chancellor’s report Campus Master Plan overview Campus tour This is the third… Read More


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UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Named Among 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business

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When Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, looks the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today, he sees a very different campus than he did when he joined the university roughly 20 years ago. New state-of-the-art buildings, greatly improved security measures, and strong collaborations with key community partners have helped raised the profile of the… Read More


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Tate Conrad Named Director of Planning and Design for Facilities at UTHSC

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Tate Conrad, AIA, has been named director of Planning and Design for Facilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In his role, Conrad works in conjunction with the UTHSC Office of Capital Projects, which includes the Division of Facilities Planning and the Office of Real Property, assisting with real property transactions and in… Read More


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Valerie Jameson Named Senior Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

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Valerie Jameson, MD, has been named senior assistant dean for Clinical Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Jameson has been with UTHSC since 1992. She previously served as pediatric clerkship director and had been assistant dean of Clinical Curriculum since 2015. In her new role, Dr.… Read More


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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More