Tag: College of Medicine


News

J. Patrick Ryan Named Senior Assistant Dean for Basic Science Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

|

J. Patrick Ryan, PhD, has been named senior assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Ryan, who has been with UTHSC since 1988, previously served as assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum. He also is a professor in the Department of… Read More


News

Catherine Womack, MD, Named Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the UTHSC College of Medicine

|

UTHSC College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, has named Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the College of Medicine. “The college is fortunate to have someone like Dr. Womack serve as associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions,” Dr. Strome said. “Dr. Womack is truly dedicated to helping students… Read More


News

Singh Awarded $1.9M to Investigate Inflammatory Responses in the Eye That Can Lead to Vision Loss

|

Retinal neovascularization (RNV) occurs when new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina. While wound repair in the skin and many other tissues involves neovascularization, in the eye, neovascularization can cause severe vision loss and blindness. Nikhlesh K. Singh, DVM, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at… Read More


News

Professor Emeritus Ina Tonkin Receives Gold Medal Award from NASCI

|

Ina Tonkin, MD, professor emeritus of radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, received the Gold Medal Award from the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging. The award was given in recognition of Dr. Tonkin’s lifetime achievement, service and continuing support of… Read More


News

Family Endowment Funds Additional Endocrinology Fellow at UTHSC

|

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a sizable endowment that will fund in perpetuity the cost of training an endocrinology fellow. The first James and Mary King Givens Endocrinology Fellow is made possible through an additional endowment to the James and Mary King Givens… Read More


News

Medical Students Compete In Sports Competition for Inaugural MPOWER Trophy Cup

|

Friendly competition was on the agenda during today’s inaugural MPOWER Trophy Cup Tournament held at the Student-Alumni Center. The competition pitted medical students from each of the MPOWER learning community houses against one another through athletic competition to take home bragging rights and the coveted MPOWER Trophy Cup. The MPOWER houses – Conyers-York House, Crawford House,… Read More


News

UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

|

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


News

Master of Science In Pharmacology Program at UTHSC Ranks Fifth In Best Value

|

According to the 2019 listing by BestValueSchools.com, the Master of Science in Pharmacology program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ranks at Number 5 of 25 in Best Value. The program is offered through the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. It is the first time the program has received the honor.… Read More