Cancer Awareness Day was a highly anticipated event held on Tuesday, November 7, at Baptist Health Sciences University. The radiation therapy program organized the event in collaboration with the Baptist Cancer Center to raise awareness about cancer in the Memphis community.
In its 2024 institutional rankings, Intelligent.com ranked Baptist Health Sciences University highly in three categories, including Best Online Accelerated RN-to-BSN Degree Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration Degree Programs and Best Online Colleges in Tennessee.
Assistant Professor of Nursing at Baptist Health Sciences University Felicia Cobbs, MSN, RN, started the nonprofit organization Better Woman Better Wife in 2018 to award scholarships to deserving nursing students facin
Baptist University's Active Minds organization participated in the Memphis Out of the Darkness Community Walk on October 22, 2023. The walk aimed to raise awareness about the issue of suicide and support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Last week, Dr. Peter Bell, dean of medical education and vice provost at Baptist Health Science University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, attended the Osteopathic International Alliance’s 2023 Annual General Meeting and Conference in London. Dr.
Baptist Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine (BUCOM) hosted their first Research Collaborative on September 25, 2023. Faculty from BUCOM as well as other colleges of the University were invited to present their research interests to the
U.S. News and World Report ‘s 2023–2024 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings honored several Baptist Memorial Hospitals. U.S. News recognized four hospitals with a high state ranking, and six hospitals earned High Performing recognition.
A milestone moment for the Baptist University College of Osteopathic Medicine (BUCOM) was celebrated on June 23, 2023 with the BUCOM building commemoration event and signing of a steel beam to be installed in the BUCOM building.
Baptist Health Sciences University is pleased to announce Hampton Hopkins, Ed.D., will be the university’s new president starting on July 10 following the retirement of Betty Sue McGarvey, who has been in the role since 2005.
Baptist Health Sciences University held a luncheon at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville on Thursday, May 18. The luncheon was held to thank Baptist graduates, current students, and those who work with future healers for their dedication to the Baptist family.
Baptist Health Sciences University students, faculty, staff and alumni traveled to Pucallpa, Peru, in April for two medical mission trips. They joined with local pastors and missionaries to help improve the quality of life of indigenous people living in the jungle.
Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU) recently implemented a Faculty of Practice program, which brings Baptist practitioners into the classroom. The program began as a pilot in 2022 and currently has six members appointed in Health Administration.
As universities and college campuses across the nation struggle to adapt to meet the evolving needs of today’s learners and changing workforce, two Memphis universities Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU) and Christian Brothers University (CBU) have joined forces to create an innovative pa
Minority middle school, high school and college students interested in working in health care gathered at Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU) on Saturday, April 1 for the fifth annual Black Men in White Coats: Building Diverse Health Care Professionals.
Baptist hosted a hiring event for Baptist Health Sciences University students on Wednesday, March 22. Nearly 70 students attended the event, held in the Campus Hub Atrium and Library. Baptist extended multiple job offers to students during and after the event.
The 2023 Presidential Ambassadors of Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU) have been announced. Due to the pandemic, the program was regrettably placed on hold, but the new Presidential Ambassadors have arrived and are bringing with them pride for the University.
Baptist Health Sciences University President Betty Sue McGarvey, Ph.D., R.N has announced her plans to retire in the summer of 2023. After 48 years as a student, nurse, professor and accomplished leader, Dr.
Students, parents and advisors are invited to attend the inaugural Tennessee Health Careers Summit & Expo on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Baptist Health Sciences University in the Campus Hub Building. The free event includes breakfast and lunch.
Earlier this summer, Baptist Health Sciences University launched two new learning spaces called Immersion Rooms, one in the nursing building and one in the collaboration building. This immersive learning experience is unique to Baptist locally and is the only of its kind in the tristate area.
Vonyale Montgomery, chief of security at Baptist Health Sciences University, was a special guest presenting on the impact of violence on youth at a virtual Lunch and Learn on May 26 to honor Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. Other special guests included Dr.
Vice Provost and Dean of Medical Education Peter Alan Bell, DO, MBA, HPF, FACOEP-Dist, FACEP, joined Baptist Health Sciences University in August 2021 to assist the university with gaining accreditation for a College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Great things are happening to increase the number of highly trained neurodiagnostic technologists available to help patients with the treatment of conditions like epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
In the fall of 2021, Dr. Kimberly Cunningham, the then-director of the Center for Academic Excellence, opened an email from the Department of Education that she had to reread several times to make sure it was real.
Register for Baptist Memorial Health Care’s Black Men in White Coats: Building Diverse Health Care Professionals Virtual Summit on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 9–10:30 a.m. Participation is free, but space is limited.
When Lois Billings Woods graduated from the then-Baptist School of Nursing in 1944, things were very different. World War II was still ongoing and three years of tuition cost $86, including books, nursing uniforms and housing.
One of the commitment statements in the mission of Baptist University is “Fostering an atmosphere of respect for cultural diversity and the dignity of all persons.” Underlying this commitment statement is the belief that all persons are created in God’s image and worthy of love and respect.
Like so many, our students set to graduate in April 2020 from the Baptist College of Health Sciences had to reimagine their graduation activities, at least for now. Faculty, staff and administration found a unique, socially-distant and responsible way to honor their spring graduates.
In the 107-year history of the College, the school has never had an officially-recognized mascot. The College recently changed its colors to shades of blue to identify more with the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation organization. Now with the new colors, comes a fun mascot.
In June 2019, a group of Baptist College of Health Sciences students and faculty from four different disciplines participated in a first-ever collaboration theater using real-life patient scenarios to solve a problem.
On October 16th, over 360 people attended our annual scholarship luncheon recognizing the scholarship recipients, their families and donors. A total of 210 awards in the amount of $738,050 was given for the current academic year. Alumnae, Ms.
The American Chemical Society selected the student chapter at Baptist College to receive a Commendable award for its activities conducted during the 2016-2017 academic year. Additionally, Dr. Charity Brannen, faculty advisor of the chapter, received a special commendation.
The thirty-first commencement ceremony of the Baptist College of Health Sciences was held on April 13 at Bellevue Baptist Church. President Betty Sue McGarvey presided over the ceremony. Dr. William Cochran, chair of the College Board of Directors, introduced the featured speaker, Mr.
Congratulations to the Baptist College case competition team of Krista Rinehart, Bretley Agee, Amanda Deering, Taylor Wisdom, and Sarah Johnson on their victory over Christian Brothers University on Tuesday evening at the 2nd Annual Inter-Professional Health Care Case Study Challenge.
Want to know more about the upcoming Doctor of Nursing Practice at Baptist College? Join our Twitter Chat on January 23rd, 3pm – 4 pm to get all your questions answered from the Baptist University DNP team.
Baptist College of Health Sciences received approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The first cohort of students to begin the post BSN to DNP Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program is targeted for January, 2018.
Please join us in welcoming our four new faculty members joining the GEHS division - Ms. Kimberly Cotter, Assistant Professor of Sociology; Dr. Richard Ewool Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Dr. Sumedhe Karunarathne, Assistant Professor of Physics; and Dr.