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Matter of Balance Master Training offered at UTC

As the aging population in our community continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important to insure their quality of life. A Matter of Balance (MOB) addresses the threat of falling, one of the major problems of this population. MOB Master Training took place on the UTC Campus on March 16 – 17. “A lot of it is about engaging older adults in this conversation and to spread the message

Physical Therapy professor offers advice on Dog TV

Dr. David Levine’s research and clinical expertise in canine rehabilitation has taken him in an interesting direction for Dog TV with “K9 Fit Club, Sit Stay & Get Fit” on the Dish Network. Levine, Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, offered encouragement to dog owners to get out and exercise with their canine companions, a win-win for humans and their pets. Watch Episode 9 and Episode

Health and Human Performance majors prepare for national competition

Three UTC Health and Human Performance majors are going to the National American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Quiz Bowl in San Diego, California, in May 2015.

Nursing ranked among top ten in Best Online RN to BSN Programs

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was ranked among the top ten Best Online RN to BSN Programs by RNtoBSN.org.  UTC received the highest ranking of all Tennessee institutions in this curated list. Nearly 400 online RN-to-BSN programs are offered in the U.S.—only 95 were ranked. RNtoBSN.org‘s mission is to connect current and prospective nurses with the resources needed to pursue and obtain their BSN. “The UTC School of

Two doctoral nursing graduates inspire others with stories of perseverance

Two women who received the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in the UTC December commencement ceremony have unique stories of perseverance—one was 15 years old when she came to the United States from Egypt so that her family could pursue career opportunities and gain religious freedom.  Another was a rebellious young woman who spent a lot of time completing in-school suspensions. Marian Morgan was a “social butterfly” while she

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