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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More


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Pimentos Opens in UTHSC’s Madison Plaza Food Court

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Memphis-based Pimentos opened its newest location in the food court in the Madison Plaza on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The restaurant joins Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Soi No. 9 in the university’s food court located in the lobby of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet November 17

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually Wednesday, November 17, at 2 p.m. CDT for its final meeting of 2021. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the agenda are: The chancellor’s fall semester report and recap of… Read More


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Public Art Installation Draws Attention to Pedestrian Safety

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Dozens of pedestrian cutout figures installed in the greenspace on the UTHSC campus stand as silent reminders of those who lost their lives while walking on Memphis streets in 2020.

Faculty, staff, and students arriving at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center this morning, as well as motorists traveling on Madison Avenue where it bisects the campus, were met with a stark and silent reminder of a major public safety problem across the city. A traveling art installation set up in the green space… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More


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Fall 2021 Nursing Magazine: The Power of Nursing

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The Fall 2021 Nursing magazine explores the “Power of Nursing.” In this award-winning issue read how a mother-and-daughter nursing team deliver health care in rural Middle Tennessee; see how siblings are supporting each other in the accelerated BSN program; and learn about the UTHSC College of Nursing’s new Midwifery program. Read the full issue below.


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UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Brings Neighborhood Approach to Health Care

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Cutting the ribbon to open the UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday were Michelle Taylor, MD, director of the Shelby County Health Department; Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Henry Turley, member of the UTHSC Coillege of Meidcine Board of Vistiros, and Jim Bailey, MD, who has led the development of the Health HUb.

When the orange ribbon was cut to open the new UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday morning, supporters of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, local leaders, and neighborhood residents responded with a round of applause. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood approach to improving health in… Read More