Tag: UTHSC Chancellor Peter Buckley

New Strategic Plan Aims to Improve Health of Tennesseans


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s new 2023-2028 Strategic Plan defines UTHSC’s direction for the future, as it continues to strive to improve health care and overall health across Tennessee. The plan, approved in late June by the UT Board of Trustees, serves as a roadmap for UTHSC’s next five years and outlines the… Read More

Kurapati Named Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer at UTHSC


After a national search and several on-campus interviews and presentations, Raaj Kurapati, AIFA, a seasoned executive with more than three decades of experience in public higher education and private industry, has been named the new executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Kurapati comes to UTHSC… Read More

Pride in Our Accomplishments: UT Board of Trustees Approves UTHSC Strategic Plan


Impressed by the current momentum and direction of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, members of the UT Board of Trustees today unanimously approved UTHSC’s new 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, setting the university on an exciting trajectory for the future. The comprehensive roadmap for UTHSC’s next five years was developed under the leadership of Cindy… Read More

UTHSC Advisory Board Approves 2023-2028 Strategic Plan


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved the UTHSC 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, a comprehensive roadmap 18 months in development that defines the institution’s direction for the future. The plan will go before the UT Board of Trustees for a final vote at its meeting in June, which is set for… Read More

“Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Tour Shines Light on UTHSC’s Statewide Reach, Mission


Elvys (pronounced Elvis) Ferrufino, a 4th-year dental student on rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry’s teaching clinic in the Dodson Avenue Community Health Center in Chattanooga, proudly shook hands with UT System President Randy Boyd and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Peter Buckley last Tuesday afternoon, as they visited the clinic that serves the… Read More

UTHSC Chancellor, a Native of Ireland, and the Greater Memphis Chamber Host Ambassador from Ireland for Business Luncheon


It was his first trip to Memphis, but Daniel Mulhall, the ambassador from Ireland to the United States, must have felt right at home Friday when he visited the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for a luncheon. That’s because his host was Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, who is a native of Dublin. “A hundred… Read More

Chancellor’s Inaugural Address Applauds ‘Noble Mission,’ Outlines Work Ahead

UTHSC Chancellor Peter Buckley delivers his Inaugural Address Tuesday, February 22.

Twenty days into his tenure as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Peter Buckley, MD, Tuesday gave his Inaugural Address, noting that UTHSC has many strengths, including impressive leadership at all levels, momentum in research, a strong statewide academic and clinical presence, and a supportive environment for its faculty, staff,… Read More

UTHSC Chancellor Emphasizes the Transformative Power of Philanthropic Gifts


Great academic health care institutions are built on the availability of philanthropy to advance their mission through a sustained combination of support from grateful patients and grateful alumni, proud employees, and community leaders who are inspired by clinical excellence, innovative programs, and research.
Peter Buckley, MD, our new chancellor … Read More