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Dr. Cathie Smith honored with national and state awards

Dr. Cathie Smith, UC Foundation Associate Professor and Vanderbilt Professor in the UTC Department of Physical Therapy, has been elected to receive the National Association of Neonatal Therapist’s inaugural Pioneer Award for Neonatal Therapy. The award was created to honor neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists who have contributed tirelessly to establish and advance the specialized field of neonatal therapy. Nominations for the award were solicited from

University celebrates commencement on May 2

Approximately 1,200 graduates will walk across the stage at UTC’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 2, in McKenzie Arena. Graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering and Computer Science will graduate at 9:00 a.m. Graduates from the College of Business and the College of Health, Education, and Professional Studies will graduate at 1:00 p.m. For more information about commencement, visit https://www.utc.edu/records/graduation-information/. Morning commencement:

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.

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