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UTHSC Honors UT System President Joe DiPietro with Farewell Reception

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated UT President Joe DiPietro, DVM, for his leadership and service of more than eight years with the UT System with a farewell reception in his honor. The UTHSC campus was the first stop on Dr. DiPietro’s farewell tour. More than 100 faculty and staff on campus attended… Read More


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$250,000 in Upgrades and Renovations Made to Campus Recreation Facility

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Renovations and upgrades to the fitness center at Campus Recreation in the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center on campus totaling $250,000 will be unveiled during a grand reopening ceremony November 15 from 12 – 2 p.m. The renovations and upgrades began earlier this year and were completed in three phases. They include $50,000 in new weight room… Read More


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Vickie Barnes Receives TAASLP Lifetime Achievement Award

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Vickie Barnes, MA, CCC-SLP, received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (TAASLP). The award is presented annually to a member who has made significant contributions to the profession over a lifetime. Barnes, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College… Read More


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Campus Honors its Veterans

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UTHSC today paid tribute to its military veterans with a breakfast and program in their honor. “I want to, on behalf of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, thank you for your service,” said Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC, himself a veteran of the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Santosh Kumar, PhD, Receives $1.71 Million Grant for Research on Smoking and HIV Progression

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Santosh Kumar, PhD, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a five-year, $1.71 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research on the effects of smoking on HIV-1 patients. Despite the success of antiretroviral therapy, effective treatment outcomes… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Community Stands In Unity Against Hate

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UTHSC student Kelcey Cooper stood in the crowded lobby of the General Education Building today as the campus community came together to take a public stand against hate. A physician assistant student, Cooper said she is saddened by the hatred and violence in the world today, but she is proud that the university would stage… Read More


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Neyland Stadium Delay Has Positive Impact on UTHSC’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

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Plans to renovate Neyland Stadium on the Knoxville campus have been temporarily placed on hold, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer said last week. This decision significantly affects the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, which is located in Knoxville and housed in South Stadium Hall. UT’s… Read More


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UTHSC Takes Stand Against Hate

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When students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were asked on Tuesday if they would sign a banner with a message of unity against hate, more than 400 stepped up to sign in roughly two hours. They were attending a Halloween event, but signing their name was more important to them. That banner… Read More