July 30, 2014
Professor Receives Grant
Donna K. Hathaway, PhD, RN, FAAN, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $2,507,759 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “An RCT for Medication Adherence in Kidney Transplant Recipients.” The award will be distributed over a four-year period.
July 25, 2014
New treatment fights common infant virus
Researchers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced results of a clinical trial of a new drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
New Associate Dean Named
Dr. Tracy M. Hagemann, Director of Clinical Affairs and Professor at the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Pharmacy, has been named the new Associate Dean of the Nashville Campus at UTHSC College of Pharmacy. She has been in academic pharmacy since 1996, serving in various academic and clinical roles. Dr. Hagemann will begin her new role at UTHSC in October 2014.
July 07, 2014
New Department on Memphis Campus
We are pleased to announce the formation of a new department on the Memphis campus -- the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI) in the College of Medicine. Professor Robert W. Williams, PhD, the UT-ORNL Governor's Chair in Computational Genomics, will serve as the department’s founding chair.
July 01, 2014
College of Health Professions
On Tuesday, July 1, the College of Allied Health Sciences officially changed its name to the College of Health Professions.
June 26, 2014
American Association of Endodontists
The American Association of Endodontists recognized seven individuals with the organization’s highest honors and awards during its recent 2014 Annual Session in Washington, D.C.
June 02, 2014
As rain showers gave way to muggy sunshine outside the FedExForum on Friday, inside the hard work and dreams of more than 670 graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were celebrated with cheers and tears.
May 29, 2014
Erlanger Approves Stronger Contract with UT
With the motto “we practice what we teach” dotting advertisements for years, Erlanger Health System’s identity as a teaching hospital has long been one of its biggest selling points.
May 28, 2014
UTHSC Programs Target Lung Cancer
Early screenings reduce lung cancer’s mortality rate. Dr. Benny Weksler is sure of that much.
May 08, 2014
Dr. Kent A. Lee’s Proposal Accepted by AAMC
Dr. Lee ('93) has been invited to develop a full-length scholarly work of his findings.