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September National Suicide Prevention Month, Memphis Crisis Center Always on Call

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016 and more than 30 percent in half the states during that time, making suicide a leading cause of death in the United States. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but the Memphis Crisis… Read More


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UTHSC To Participate In Ride To Fight On! September 15

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Fourth-year medical student Peter Ketch got involved The Ride to Fight On! during his first year of medical school, after hearing about the West Cancer Center’s mission. “Professors, older students, and some physicians talked about it a lot and how much fun the event day was, so I had to sign up,” he said. “Each… Read More


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UTHSC Launches #takecare Campaign to Promote Student Emotional Health and Well-Being

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will kick off a new #takecare campaign Wednesday designed to support the physical and emotional health and well-being of its students. The campaign is a key component of a campus-wide initiative launched earlier this year focusing on the mental health and resilience of students. Adopted after consultation and… Read More


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Campus Police to Host Crisis Management Training on August 31

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UTHSC Campus Police will host a free workshop August 31 to train educators, administrators, and safety officers to deal with crisis situations and to safely reunite students with their parents and loved ones after a crisis is over. The Standard Response Protocol/Standard Reunification Method Train-the-Trainer Workshop, taught by John Michael Keyes, will take place at… Read More


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Sarah Caldwell Receives $3,000 Scholarship From the Professional Network Network on Aging

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For the second year in a row, a UTHSC occupational therapy (OT) student has been awarded a one time, $3,000 scholarship from the Professional Network on Aging, a community organization dedicated to assisting the geriatric population in Memphis. In addition to the scholarship, recipients also received a one-year membership to the organization. This year’s recipient,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Collaborates to Open Nashville Dental Residency

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in partnership with Saint Thomas Health and the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center have launched a new dental residency program in Nashville. A ribbon-cutting was held in Nashville Thursday for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program, which offers training opportunities for… Read More


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Saint Thomas Health, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, and UTHSC Launch Dental Residency Program

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Saint Thomas Health, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are pleased to announce a partnership to launch a new Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program. The program launches this month with the goals of providing greater access to dental care for Nashville communities and providing advanced… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second-Annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo July 21

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Alexis Phillips said she spent hours looking for a toy electric ride-in car to give her son, Wyatt, for Christmas, but she could not locate one he could safely use. Fate intervened, she said, when Wyatt’s physical therapist, an alum of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physical Therapy (PT) Department, introduced her to… Read More