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Physician Assistant Program Raises Profile on Campus, Across the State

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Moving from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions into the College of Medicine was a critical turning point for the Physician Assistant (PA) program. Not only did it help the program increase its visibility to physicians on campus, it did the same with partner hospitals and clinics across the state.… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Dedication of Methodist University Hospital Shorb Tower

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, commended partners Methodist University Hospital during a dedication ceremony held December 12 of their nearly completed $275 million Shorb Tower. The dedication was part of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s year-long centennial celebration. “Methodist has created an environment of cutting edge patient care, a robust… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 162 New Health Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will present degrees to 162 new health professionals December 14, during its 2018 Winter Commencement. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. One graduate from the College of Dentistry, 25 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 12 from the… Read More


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Thomas C. Laughner Named Director of Teaching and Learning Center

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Thomas C. Laughner, PhD, has been named the Director for the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Laughner will oversee the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the services offered at the TLC. Dr. Laughner will be responsible for the services offered through TLC which include academic… Read More


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Interim UT President Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC Friday, November 30

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Randy Boyd, the new interim president of the University of Tennessee System, will visit UTHSC Friday as part of a statewide tour of UT campuses and institutes to kick off his tenure. Boyd’s tour to meet with faculty, staff, and students across the state began with a stop at UT Martin today. He will continue… Read More


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College of Medicine Students to Host Bone Marrow Drive in Memphis Medical District

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An autoimmune disease may have prevented Caroline Hymel from donating bone marrow, but it’s not stopping the second-year medical student from doing her part in raising awareness for the need that exists for patients across the world suffering from blood cancer. “I was not able to donate and to find out that I couldn’t, I… Read More


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College of Medicine Encourages Mentoring with Learning Communities

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Even before she was in her current position, Susan Brewer, MD, knew she wanted to bring learning communities to students in the College of Medicine. Once she became associate dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Brewer set a plan in motion. The UTHSC MPOWER program was born, with collaboration from faculty and staff, including Matthew Ennis,… 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