Tag: UTHSC College of Nursing

Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More

UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at 72


Among the 149 recent winter graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a Professor Emeritus from the College of Pharmacy, who has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at age 72. “I suppose I am one of those lifelong learners,” said Candace Brown, PharmD, DNP, who received a DNP degree… Read More

UTHSC to Graduate 149 New Health Care Professionals in 2021 Winter Commencement Ceremony


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its 2021 Winter Commencement ceremony Monday, December 13, at 11 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be presented to 149 graduates, including 58 from the College of Nursing, 35 from the College of Medicine, 43 from the College of Graduate Health… Read More

UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More

UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Named A 2021 Health Care Hero


Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, said that as an MSN student in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the 1990s, she never thought she would be a faculty member, much less the dean of the college. Dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing since 2015, this week… Read More

Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More

Fall 2021 Nursing Magazine: The Power of Nursing


The Fall 2021 Nursing magazine explores the “Power of Nursing.” In this award-winning issue read how a mother-and-daughter nursing team deliver health care in rural Middle Tennessee; see how siblings are supporting each other in the accelerated BSN program; and learn about the UTHSC College of Nursing’s new Midwifery program. Read the full issue below.

Fifty Years After Graduating from Nursing School, Times are Different, But Bonds Remain

Members of the Class of '71 from Methodist School of Nursing were honored as adopted alumni by the UTHSC College of Nursing Friday. From left, Susan Schmidt, Eleeva Hilbun, Dr. Diane Pace, and Jan Barkett.

When Diane Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, IF, NCMP, FAANP, FAAN, director of Special Academic Programs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1971, the dress code for nurses was a crisp white dress, white hose, polished white shoes, and often, a starched… Read More