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Barack H. Obama Magnet student Amerie Thomas, 10, mixes colorful volcanoes using vinegar, baking soda and food dye under the watch of SGSHS student Adesuwa Ekunwe as part of Project REACH, an education partnership between UMMC and the elementary school.

SGSHS REACHes elementary students for science education

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Students at Jackson’s Barack Obama Elementary School receive monthly lessons from UMMC trainees through Project REACH, a partnership that reinforces and enhances science education through hands-on learning. The interaction also helps graduate students and postdoctoral fellows gain teaching experience. Read More

Dr. David Rogers, the First Tennessee Endowed Chair of Excellence in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named the SGSHS Alumnus of the Year.

Grad school names clinical pharmacist Alumnus of the Year

Monday, October 29, 2018

Dr. David Rogers has made significant contributions to the field of clinical pharmacy and has modeled his own leadership approach after the UMMC professors he greatly revered. His success has now earned him the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences' Alumnus of the Year distinction. Read More

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

The Office of Research hosted its annual Excellence in Research Awards Oct. 24 to recognize faculty members for their success in gaining outside funding. The 24 medallion recipients contributed to UMMC’s 314 grants and awards received during fiscal year 2018.

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

UMMC now holds five patents associated with elastin-like polypeptides, a versatile family of synthetic molecules that could change how diseases are treated. The efforts of multiple UMMC faculty members have resulted in a portfolio of ELP-related intellectual property that is one of the largest in the United States.

Published on Monday, October 1, 2018

Graduate School showcase aims to recruit future scientists

The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences is increasing its efforts to recruit the best and brightest upcoming biomedical scientists by inviting their advisors to UMMC to learn more about the school’s Ph.D. programs.

Published on Monday, September 24, 2018

Video: UMMC's 2018 Commencement confers 930 degrees

Graduates of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Dentistry and Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences are leaving campus with the aim of improving health and quality of life throughout the state and nation. Having reached an incredible milestone in their lives, they are excited about what the future may hold.

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2018

UMMC confers 930 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 25, 2018

#UMMCGrad18: Pharmacology graduate values science, service

Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018

He didn’t know if he could teach. Look at him now

Published on Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hands-on learning with Discovery U

Published on Monday, April 30, 2018

Reckelhoff earns SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Published on Thursday, March 29, 2018