Tag: Stephen Alway

PhD Student Says Studies Let Him Be ‘Friends with Geniuses’


When asked why he likes being a doctoral student and working in a lab at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Christopher Pitzer says, “I just kind of casually get to be friends with geniuses.” Pitzer is in his final year in the molecular and translational physiology track of the Biomedical Sciences Program in… Read More

College of Health Professions Receives $3.25 Million Grant to Boost Health Care Education, Workforce Development


The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is celebrating a significant milestone as it secures its largest grant to date. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded UTHSC a grant totaling approximately $3.25 million to support a new Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP). This groundbreaking five-year… Read More

UTHSC Advisory Board Votes Not to Increase Tuition


For the fourth straight year, tuition is expected not to increase for students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. During the winter meeting of the UTHSC Advisory Board Friday, members voted unanimously in favor of keeping the current tuition rates, at the recommendation of Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD. “This is not an organization… Read More