Tag: Healthy Smiles Initiative

2023 a Year of Accomplishments, Collaboration, and Planning for a Bright Future


In 2023, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center adopted an ambitious new strategic plan, opened a state-of-the-art dental building in Memphis, and added new leadership to guide it into the future. The 2023-2028 Strategic Plan revolves around an exciting and expansive vision statement: Healthy Tennesseans. Thriving Communities. The plan reflects UT Health Science Center’s… Read More

UTHSC Leads $53 Million Healthy Smiles Initiative to Increase Access to Dental Care Across Tennessee


The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Health, is undertaking a $53 million project over the next five years to increase access to dentists and dental care across Tennessee, with a focus on the rural areas with the most need.   Funded by the… Read More