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July 27, 2015

Cindy L. Amundsen, MD '91 named Roy T. Parker Professor
The endowed professorship is the most distinguished award given to physician/scientist who has demonstrated extraordinary scholarly activity in advancing medical science and human health.

June 11, 2015

Wendy M. Likes Named Dean for College of Nursing
Wendy M. Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, has been named permanent dean for the College of Nursing, after more than 10 months as interim dean. In this role, Dr. Likes will serve as the lead administrator for the college with responsibility for managing a team of more than 105 faculty and staff members.

May 28, 2015

Roy Thompson, DDS '78 Honored by Tennessee Dental Association
Murfreesboro dentist Dr. Roy Thompson received the Jack Wells Memorial Dedication to Dentistry Award during the Tennessee Dental Association's Music City Dental Conference, the TDA's 148th annual session, in Nashville.

May 27, 2015

Dean Wins Clinician of Distinction Award
Marie Chisholm-Burns, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, Dean and Professor of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation (AST) at the recent 2015 American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia.

April 17, 2015

Michael S. Bronze, MD '82, MACP To Become Local Governor
Michael S. Bronze, MD '82, MACP will become Governor of the Oklahoma Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. His term will begin during Internal Medicine 2015 - the ACP annual scientific meeting in Boston, MA, April 30-May 2.

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, DNSc '06 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.

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