Tag: rural health

College of Nursing to Unveil Mobile Health Unit for Rural Health Outreach, Education


The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will unveil a mobile health unit dedicated to expanding rural health care access in Tennessee at 11:30 a.m., May 11, on the Memphis campus. The unveiling and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health unit (MHU) will take place in the… Read More

UTHSC, West Tennessee Healthcare Collaboration in Telemed Research Seeks Insights into Rural Patient Experience


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and West Tennessee Healthcare are collaborating on a study to better understand access to health care since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic for older, rural patients living with heart failure. Problems with health care access have been a side effect of the pandemic, and… Read More

David M. Stern, MD, New UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives


After a highly successful six years as Robert J. Kaplan Executive Dean and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, David M. Stern, MD, has been named vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives, a new position at UTHSC. Dr. Stern began his new role today. Dr. Stern’s… Read More