Tag: mentoring

UTHSC Alumna Makes it Her Mission to Mentor Minority and Underrepresented Students Toward Careers in Health Care


The path to medical school began in high school for Memphis native Jasmine Jefferson, when she met a woman who would become her mentor, her cheerleader, and soon, her colleague in health care. Jefferson, a third-year student in the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was considering a future in medicine or engineering in… Read More

Mentoring Program for Boys at UTHSC Aims to Build Greatness; Luncheon Honors Participants


Deborah Moore said she’s seen her grandson, Ryan Maxwell, 17, come out of his shell since he started participating in the mentoring program for boys sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “The program has brought a lot out of Ryan,” said Moore, who is… Read More

UTHSC Relative Caregiver Program Hosts Formal Ball Honoring Boys and Girls It Mentors


Thirteen-year-old Denise Stewart liked the shimmering white gown and the sparkly rhinestone crown she got to wear at the Autumn Ball hosted by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program on October 3 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The program supports children and teens who are being raised by relatives because their parents… Read More