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June 07, 2017

College of Medicine education, training in action following Orlando nightclub shooting
“I knew it was not an ordinary event when the resident called, rather than paged,” says trauma surgeon Chadwick P. Smith, COM 2001. Dr. Smith was the attending surgeon on call at Orlando Regional Medical Center the night of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

College of Medicine receives gift to establish endowed chair in Nephrology
Dr. David Stern, Robert J. Kaplan Executive Dean for the College of Medicine is pleased to announce the Fred E. Hatch Jr. Endowed Chair in the Division of Nephrology.

June 06, 2017

College of Dentistry celebrates Dr. Heber Simmons Jr., Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Dentistry
The Heber Simmons, Jr. DDS, MS, Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Dentistry was created to honor a man who has made a lifetime of contributions to the field.

May 22, 2017

College of Pharmacy launches scholarship campaign
Turning student dreams into reality is the approach University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy (UTHSC COP) Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, has employed to launch a scholarship campaign.

Scottish Rite continues support for children in need of speech-language services
Knoxville Scottish Rite (KSR) recently presented University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology (UTHSC ASP) with a $25,000 gift to be used toward speech-language services for children who are in need.

Five professors receive UTAA awards
Five faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were honored recently by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA). The awards were presented during the annual banquet of the Student Government Association Executive Council.

Family of Dr. Rodney Wolf (COM ’57) endow scholarship in honor of 80th birthday
The children of Dr. Rodney Wolf (COM ’57) wanted to give him a birthday gift he and their mother, Brenda, would cherish and enjoy. The siblings knew a perfect gift would include two things he loves most: UT and medicine.

May 08, 2017

College of Nursing hosts inaugural NightinGala
Nurses and health care professionals from across Memphis and Shelby County gathered to attend the NightinGala Celebration presented by the UTHSC College of Nursing May 5.

April 25, 2017

College of Pharmacy expands regional tuition program
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017.

March 08, 2017

Love Collins III appointed Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs at UTHSC
Steve J. Schwab, MD, chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Rickey N. McCurry, president, University of Tennessee Foundation, have appointed Love Collins III as vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at UTHSC.