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The committee members are: Johnnie Amonette, search committee chair and longtime member of the UT board of trustees; Neal Beckford, MD, board member, Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED); Phillip Burns, MD, professor and chair, College of Medicine, Chattanooga; George Cates, longtime Memphis businessman and community leader; Wisdom Coleman, associate professor and associate dean, UTHSC College of Dentistry; William Evans, PharmD, director and CEO, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; James (Chris) Fleming, MD, a UTHSC alumnus who is vice chair for clinical affairs in the Health Science Center’s Department of Ophthalmology; Dick Gourley, dean, UTHSC College of Pharmacy; Margaret (Peg) Hartig, PhD, professor and chair, Primary/Public Health Department, UTHSC College of Nursing; J. R. (Pitt) Hyde, Memphis entrepreneur, philanthropist and CEO, Pittco Management LLC; James Neutens, PhD, dean, UTHSC College of Medicine, Knoxville; Stephen Reynolds, president and CEO, Baptist Memorial Health Care; Gary Shorb, president and CEO, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean for all three UTHSC College of Medicine campuses (Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga) and interim dean for the College of Medicine in Memphis; Paul Tennant, incoming president of the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive Council; Stanley Tyler, senior grounds maintenance, UTHSC Mechanical Services Department; Philip Wenk, DDS, president and CEO, Delta Dental of Tennessee, and Diane Wyatt, associate professor in the UTHSC College of Allied Health Sciences.
“The committee will work in concert with leaders in
A link on the UTHSC Web site will provide periodic updates on the search for the new chancellor. Information on the site will be revised and updated as it becomes available.
flagship statewide academic health system, the UT Health Science Center is
focused on a four-tier mission of education, research, clinical care and public
service, all in support of a single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate
training opportunities, the main campus, which includes six colleges, is
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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