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Centennial Gala Photos
We have over 200 photos from the Centennial Gala. See if you can find yourself, or see what you missed.
Centennial Gala Highlights
William Krauss, Ph.G., M.D., published the first paper on the pathological aspects of malarial hematuria.
Dr. Krauss also introduced the use of the oil immersion microscopic lens in Memphis for high-power diagnostic work, and he persistently encouraged his fellow physicians to utilize the clinical pathologic tests for diagnostic purposes that today we regard as standard procedure. He was heavily involved in important advances in public health endeavors statewide in Tennessee and was a national figure among public health authorities. Dr. Krauss was a professor of pathology and a lecturer on tropical medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Memphis from 1906-1909; then he became a professor of pathology and tropical medicine at the newly merged University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1911. Dr. Krauss was also a recognized ... Read more about this discovery
Timeline & History
A glimpse from the 1950's...
Late 1950s - J. N. Etteldorf began administering an NIH grant that served to develop the pediatric subspecialties in the Department of Pediatrics.
The NIH grant lasted eighteen years, one of the longest in UT history.
Present & Future
The centennial book titled - The Legacy The Future: A Centennial Portrait of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center - is available in the UTHSC Bookstore located at 930 Madison Avenue (plaza level) in Memphis.
The UTHSC centennial book can also be purchased online through the university bookstore Web site. The beautifully photographed, oversized coffee table book is priced at $60, but the advance, discount price is $50, plus shipping [$6.95 for the first book, $1.95 for each additional book shipped to the same address]. Plus, at no extra charge, the first 1,000 orders will include a free book - The University of Tennessee, Memphis, 75th Anniversary - Medical Accomplishments, written by James E. Hamner. This book is filled with stories and facts about the campus. Order early to get your free copy.
Be part of the centennial celebration by contributing historical photos, personal reflections, or artifacts you may have from your time at UTHSC for inclusion on the Web site or in special campus displays. Please contact Richard Nollan in the Health Sciences Historical Collections at (901) 448-6053, email@example.com.