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UTHSC Dermatology, A Sponsor of the 2023 Memphis Miles for Melanoma 5k

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The Department of Dermatology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a sponsor of the 2023 Memphis Miles for Melanoma 5K set for Saturday, June 3, at Shelby Farms Park. “The faculty and staff in the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC care deeply about skin cancer and melanoma awareness, research, and treatment,” said… Read More


UTHSC College of Medicine Ranked No. 24 in U.S. for Primary Care

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ranked No. 24 for Best Medical Schools for Primary Care, according the new U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools ranking. The UTHSC College of Medicine tied for the No. 24 slot in primary care with the University of Alabama… Read More


2023 Graduate Health Sciences Magazine Highlights Success of Students, Faculty, Alumni

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The Spring 2023 issue of the College of Graduate Health Sciences Magazine showcases how the college provides a pathway to success for its students and scholars, offering opportunities to accomplish great things while studying and researching and setting them up for a successful and impactful career. Supporting Independence Learn how the college’s new Trainee Support… Read More


Elizabeth Romagni, New Director of Financial Aid, Brings 25 Years of Experience to the Office of Enrollment Management

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Elizabeth Romagni, MBA, has been named the director of financial aid in the Office of Enrollment Management at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In her position Romagni provides leadership in the Office of Financial Aid to maintain compliance for federal, state, and institutional financial aid, ensure accurate and detailed reporting, and upholds… Read More


College of Med. African American Alumni Reunion Honors Dr. Beverly Williams-Cleaves, Raises Funds for Underrepresented Students in Medicine

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African American graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine recently gathered in Memphis for their second reunion weekend. The event brought together alumni from across the country to reconnect with classmates and friends, tour campus facilities, engage with College of Medicine leaders, support current and future students, and pay tribute… Read More


UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet May 12 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, May 12, at 10 a.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda: The Chancellor’s report FY 2024 Budget and Revised Tuition Proposal Strategic Plan Proposal While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also… Read More


Toward Our Statewide Mission, UTHSC Welcomes Two New Vice Chancellors

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For Brigitte Grant, the new vice chancellor for Advancement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, moving to Memphis has been in some ways a homecoming. Her grandmother, Fanny Higgins grew up in Memphis, where she met and married her grandfather, Jack Oetzel, who was in the Navy in Millington. They moved to Central… Read More


College of Nursing to Unveil Mobile Health Unit for Rural Health Outreach, Education

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will unveil a mobile health unit dedicated to expanding rural health care access in Tennessee at 11:30 a.m., May 11, on the Memphis campus. The unveiling and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health unit (MHU) will take place in the… Read More