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UTHSC Advisory Board Votes on Tuition Recommendation at January Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met Thursday afternoon at the Student-Alumni Center. Top on the agenda included action items on the Strategic Plan and a Tuition Proposal Recommendation. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, presented revision updates to the Strategic Plan and schedule, based on recommendations from the board meeting from… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Partnering with Kroger Health Nationwide to Improve Shingles Vaccination Completion Rates

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the health care arm of The Kroger Co., on a nationwide, randomized controlled study across more than 2,200 community pharmacy locations to improve second-dose vaccination completion rates for the shingles vaccine. Elements of the project are funded through… Read More


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Aaron Baer Receives Esther Tsai Sugg Award

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Aaron Baer, a second-year medical student in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received the inaugural Esther Tsai Sugg Award from the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS). Baer received the award for having the highest scoring abstract submitted to the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) as a first… Read More


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‘UTHSC Stands Against Hate’ Campaign Receives Gold MarCom Award

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its Office of Communications and Marketing won a 2019 MarCom Award for the campus-wide campaign against hate that launched in late 2018. UTHSC received a Gold Award for the “UTHSC Stands Against Hate Campaign,” a collaborative effort by faculty, staff, and students to take a stand against… Read More


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Culinary Medicine Program Builds Nutrition IQ for Med Students; Now Extended to Faculty and Staff

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  Physician Susan Warner believes a good diet is a recipe for good health. A clinical pathologist, she is so passionate about the link between food and health that she became a certified culinary medicine specialist and professional chef. For the past several years, she has been working to spread the “Food is Health and… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Partners with Institutions in China To Train PhD Students from China at UTHSC

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The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in partnership with Harbin Medical University, Peking University Cancer Hospital, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, and the First Hospital of Qiqihar City, was successful in obtaining funding from the China Scholarship Council to support cohorts of 15 students from China each year for… Read More


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UTHSC To Graduate 137 New Health Care Professionals During 2019 Winter Commencement

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will present degrees to 137 new health care professionals December 12, during its 2019 Winter Commencement at 1 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis. Four graduates from the College of Dentistry, 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 25 from the… Read More