Continued from … Medical Education at the Crossroads As the field of medicine constantly evolves, so must the training for those who practice it. This is a fact that the leaders of the UTHSC College of Medicine wholeheartedly embrace. “It’s our greatest challenge and our greatest opportunity,” says Clint W. Snyder, PhD, MBA, senior associate dean… Read More
Continued from … A New Perspective As how the College of Medicine teaches is being transformed, where it teaches is also changing. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is expanding geographically, extending its reach across the state to offer new opportunities to students from middle Tennessee. UTHSC and Saint Thomas Health (STH) have expanded their… Read More
Continued from … Bridging the Gap The future of health care education is emerging in the heart of the UTHSC campus. When the new $24.1 million, 45,000-square-foot Multidisciplinary Simulation Building, going up in the footprint of the obsolete Feurt Pharmacy Research Building at 26 S. Dunlap Street, is finished in the summer of 2016, UTHSC will… Read More
Mercy Kibe, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has a special interest in global health. Born in Kenya, she moved to the United States as a child with her family. Her heritage informs her desire to investigate disease on a global level. Kibe, 25, is the recipient of… Read More
Katherine “Kat” Petree, a nurse practitioner student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been helped in her studies and rewarded for her contributions in patient care. Petree, a candidate for a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, has received a scholarship from the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Foundation (OCAF). Almost as gratifying as… Read More
The 2015 Race for the Summitt 4-Miler to raise money for the Pat Summitt Foundation for Alzheimer’s disease research drew the biggest crowd in the race’s three-year history. Founder Jennifer Reed Beavers, PharmD Candidate, Class of 2015, said 429 people registered for the race that was held on March 21 on the UTHSC campus. The… Read More
As local programming to go with the Ken Burns documentary, “Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies,” WKNO-TV came to campus to film this informative video featuring the glioma, or brain cancer, research of Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at UTHSC. The station also produced… Read More
The diploma Elizabeth Allene Vance received from the University of Tennessee School of Nursing in 1940 was her ticket to see the world.