Tag: College of Medicine


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Yaun Elected VP of Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Jason Yaun, MD, FAAP, associate professor in the  Department of Pediatrics in the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP). He will serve a two-year term. The organization, which is based… Read More


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McCullers Receives Dream Hero Award from Legacy of Legends Development Corporation

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Jon McCullers, MD, interim senior executive associate dean of Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as a 2020 Dream Hero Award recipient by the Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation. The Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation is a… Read More


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UTHSC Medicine: Finding Tomorrow’s Cures

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The new issue of the College of Medicine Magazine spotlights the growing research enterprise within the college. In this issue you’ll meet the researchers working diligently to improve health and health care for the people of Tennessee including faculty who are improving outcomes for kidney and liver transplants, sickle cell disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.… Read More


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Gosain Wins Society of University Surgeons Award

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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, associate professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded the 2019-2020 Mid-Career Award from the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). Dr. Gosain is also the director of Pediatric Surgery Research in the Children’s Foundation Research Institute at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The… Read More


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UTHSC Team Awarded $1.98 Million for Novel Approach to Diabetes Research

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A team of researchers in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has been awarded a $1.98 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), a division of the National Institutes of Health, for a novel approach to studying diabetes. Darryl Quarles, MD, University of Tennessee… Read More


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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream BIG Conference February 8

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The Student National Medical Association at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is gearing up to host Dream BIG, a free community outreach conference for 50 Shelby County middle and high school students. It will take place Saturday, February 8, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue,… Read More


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Race For Sight 5K To Be Held February 29 To Assist With Local and International Vision Restoration Efforts

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Fourth-year medical student Adrianna Eder is excited to co-direct and coordinate logistics for the third-annual Race for Sight 5K. She is sharing race director duties with fourth-year medical students Caroline Awh and Barbara Smith. “I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this effort to raise money to restore vision,” she said. “This event would… Read More


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UTHSC Committed To Diabetes Awareness and Research

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Since 2009, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has raised more than $100,000 for diabetes research through the StepOut To End Diabetes campaign, the national  awareness campaign of the American Diabetes Association, as well as the Denim for Diabetes campaign, the local observance. Denim for Diabetes participants donate $5 and can wear jeans to… Read More