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Community Health Collaborative Honors UTHSC’s Ken Brown for Visionary Leadership

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One has to look no further than the new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to see an example of the outstanding leadership of Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, the university’s executive vice chancellor, chief operations officer, and the visionary behind the $39.7 million building.… Read More


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Ken Brown Honored for Dedication in Making New Simulation Center at UTHSC a Reality

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When the University of Tennessee Health Science Center unveiled its new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) today, it also honored the visionary behind the $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building. The lobby of the state-of-the-art facility, the only of its kind is Tennessee, was dedicated to Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Grand Opening of $39.7 Million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation

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More than 100 health care professionals, administrators, and supporters joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). Among the guests were State Representative Antonio Parkinson; Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Methodist Le… Read More


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Diversity Certificate Program Graduates 26 UTHSC Professionals From Its Spring 2018 Cohort

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Rosalind Jackson Donald, administrative specialist for the Office of Faculty Affairs in the College of Medicine, spoke highly of the Office of Equity and Diversity’s Diversity Certificate Program. “Every administrator, student, and staff member at UTHSC will reap the benefits from the Diversity Certificate Program,” she said. “UTHSC is setting the bar high, exceeding the… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts National Certification Course to Strengthen Services Impacting Retention and Success of Students

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of two academic institutions in the country to host the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) Case Management & Intervention Certification Course. The course brought Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) experts, as well as more than 40 care teams and managers, from campuses across the country to… Read More


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American Heart Association Recognizes UTHSC, Team Captain at 2018 Mid-South Heart Walk

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Charmagyne Akram, a senior administrative services assistant in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has lost many family members to heart disease. She has become a strong supporter of the American Heart Association and an advocate for raising awareness and funding support for research of cardiovascular disease. She was… Read More


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SGAEC Reflects on Faculty, Student and Staff Leadership During Awards Banquet

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) showed their appreciation to faculty and staff and welcomed 146 student inductees into the prestigious Imhotep Society during their annual awards banquet held on April 18 at the Student-Alumni Center. The inductees for the Imhotep Society were comprised of members from all six of UTHSC’s colleges. SGAEC President… Read More


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D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, of UTHSC/West Institute for Cancer Research has 27 Manuscripts in Prestigious Journals in April

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After more than a decade of planning, preparation, research, and discoveries, the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), the flagship effort of the National Institutes of Health, concludes its formal efforts with a flurry of nearly 27 reports in top-tier medical journals this month, including eight reports in the journal Cell. This explosion of new scientific knowledge… Read More