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Student Success Story: Laura Bramell, Medical Billing & Coding

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Laura Bramell’s story is one full of beautiful optimism and hope. She has never let living with Asperger’s syndrome stop her from accomplishing her goals. Laura has faced other challenges throughout her life; for example, five years ago, she started suffering from horrible migraines. The 24/7 headache tensions would often leave her bedridden for days at a time. But, with the help of incredible doctors and her own determination,

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Student Success Story: Chris Donahue, CMA

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    After a life-changing event, Chris Donahue experienced an epiphany regarding his career. He realized he wanted an occupation where he could help others and make a difference in the world. Chris decided to transition into working in healthcare, and his journey began when he enrolled in UTC’s Clinical Medical Assistant course.   Marah: Why did you choose UTC’s Clinical Medical Assistant course over other similar courses? Chris:

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Student Success Story: Brittney Wooten, Pharmacy Tech

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  When the pandemic forced Brittney Wooten’s employer, a local preschool, to close, she didn’t become discouraged. Instead, she saw an opportunity to make a career change. Brittney had always wanted to work in healthcare, so she decided to find a program she could complete quickly. After discovering UTC’s Pharmacy Tech Academy during an online search, she made the choice to enroll. Brittney completed the course, interned at Parkridge,

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Student Success Story: Alison Sparks, Medical Billing & Coding

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  When a friend in nursing school needed a “guinea pig” to practice nursing assessments, Alison Sparks was more than happy to help. What started out as a kind gesture turned into something more as Alison’s interest in the medical field grew. She ended up taking a few healthcare courses and, as a business-minded individual, immensely enjoyed learning about coding and insurance. Alison has worked in a variety of

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Student Success Story: Jessica Lowrance, Phlebotomy Tech

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  Born and raised in Tennessee, Jessica Lowrance has always loved her Chattanooga roots. After taking time off from school to work in retail management and the food industry, Jessica decided to search for an alternative job. She wanted to not only earn a paycheck but also begin a career she would be passionate about. After stumbling upon UTC’s Phlebotomy Tech Academy, she ended up taking the course, earning

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Student Success Story: Toni Martin, Pharmacy Tech

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  One of the best ways to figure out if a course is a good fit for you is to hear from those who have taken it before! The first installment of our “Student Success Story” series features former Pharmacy Technician student Toni Martin. Toni holds a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from the State University of New York’s Empire State College. After spending over three decades working

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