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April 03, 2015

Former chair of UTHSC pediatric department has died
Russell Chesney, the longtime chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and a pediatric nephrologist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, died April 2.

April 01, 2015

Dr. M. Rhea Seddon '73 inducted into United States Astronaut Hall of Fame®
On Saturday, May 30, 2015, four space shuttle astronauts will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame® during a public ceremony held at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction: John Grunsfeld, Ph. D., Steven Lindsey, Kent Rominger, and M. Rhea Seddon, MD '73.

March 09, 2015

Murfreesboro Foundation Provides $100,000 Gift
The Reeves-Sain Foundation Inc. of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has made a charitable gift commitment of $100,000 to the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

February 26, 2015

UT orange burst for Methodist's flagship Memphis hospital
Highlighting the value of branding in today’s health care world, the bright orange “UT” of the University of Tennessee on Wednesday joined a new sign at the entrance of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s flagship hospital.

February 05, 2015

Patti Ketterman ('02) Named President and CAO of Claiborne Medical Center
Covenant Health announces that Patti Ketterman has been named president and chief administrative officer of Claiborne Medical Center in Tazewell. Claiborne Medical Center and Nursing Home are members of the Knoxville-based health system.

January 28, 2015

Summer Health Career Programs
Health Career Programs at UTHSC hosts summer programs that include the Tennessee Institutes for Pre-Professionals (TIP) program and Summer Research Scholars (SRS) Program.

January 26, 2015

Dean Hottel Receives $340,000 Grant
Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as principal investigator for a $340,000 clinical study funded by TicTocStop, Inc.

January 21, 2015

Training Abroad
After growing up in Bosnia, going to medical school there and even training in neurosurgery there, Dr. Kenan Arnautovic had to go through training all over again when he came to the United States in 1994.

January 20, 2015

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn finally takes advice to heart
For most of his life, former Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn had a broken heart.

January 14, 2015

Airport health station has served city for 40 years
What happens when someone needs immediate medical care while traveling?

Thanks to the forward thinking of a former Army nurse, if the need arises while at the Memphis International Airport, the Dorothy L. Bobbitt Airport Health Station can help.