Tag: College of Medicine


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Toni Whitaker Receives $3.1 Million For UTHSC’s LEND Program

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The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor’s efforts to improve health outcomes in children with, or at risk for, neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Toni Whitaker, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and division chief for Developmental Pediatrics in the UTHSC… Read More


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Athletics Paved the Way for PA Student’s Interest In Health Care

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Hannah McCarty, a second-year student in the Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided she would pursue a career in health care after witnessing the effects of athletic injuries. “As an athlete who suffered injuries and witnessed my teammates suffer different types of them as well, I became interested… Read More


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Ugochi Ogu, MD, and Team Discover Novel Variant of Sickle Cell Disease

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Ugochi Ogu, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and her team have discovered a novel variant of sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that results in the production of abnormal hemoglobin in the blood. Two abnormal copies… Read More


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Richey Appointed to UT Board of Trustees Education, Research, and Service Committee

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Phyllis Richey, PhD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been appointed to the Education, Research, and Service Committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. She will begin serving on the committee July 1 for a one-year term. “I am truly honored to have been selected to be the… Read More


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Arnold To Receive Margolin Hebrew Academy’s 2021 Community Service Award

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Sandy Arnold, MD, MSc, division chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and medical co-director for the Antimicrobial Stewardship at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will receive the 2021 Community Service Award from the Margolin Hebrew Academy Feinstone Yeshiva of the South at its 71st Annual Scholarship Banquet June 20. Dr. Arnold is being recognized for her efforts… Read More


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Mansour A. Parsi, MD, Named Chief of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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One of the most accomplished and talented  pancreato-biliary investigators and interventional endoscopists in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, Mansour A. Parsi, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named as the Hyman Professor of Medicine and the chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


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College of Medicine Forms New Committee to Advance Women

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has established a Committee to Advance Women to address equity in the workplace. The committee is being led by Terri Finkel, MD, PhD, professor and associate chair in the Department of Pediatrics; Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine; Claudette Jones… Read More


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UTHSC’s Panda Wins International Book Award

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Mukta Panda, MD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, won a 2020 Nautilus Silver Award for her book “Resilient Threads: Weaving Joy and Meaning into Well-Being.” It will be featured in a virtual/digital book exhibit during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in June. The international… Read More