Dr. Marisa Colston Named Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer

Houston, TX – Dr. Marisa A. Colston, Interim Department Head of Health and Human Performance, was recognized as one of the National Athletic Trainers’s Association’s (NATA) 2017 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer (MDAT) award winners. The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer. MDAT exclusively recognizes NATA members who have been involved

Students Volunteer at Camp Horizon

Rising Fawn, GA – Starting out the 2017-18 academic year students from the Physical Therapy Department will again volunteer a weekend of fun at Camp Horizon. The camp, on Lookout Mountain, allows kids with physical disabilities the opportunity to broaden their horizons by spending time with others in similar situations in the outdoor environment. From the Camp Horizon website: “Each camper is paired up with an a student volunteer for

Dr. Jan Keys Receives Inaugural Alumni Award

Congratulations to alumna Dr. Jan Keys, for receiving the inaugural Outstanding Nursing Alumni award during the School of Nursing 40th Anniversary celebration on May 13th, 2017.

Dr. Chris Smith receives 2017 UT President’s Award

-Reposted for CHEPS Archive, Original Blog posted here by Chuck Cantrell on March 6, 2017- Chattanooga, TN– Dr. Chris Smith has received the 2017 President’s Award for CONNECT from the University of Tennessee for her outreach, engagement, service efforts and programs as director of the UTC School of Nursing and Student Health Services Clinic. In addition to her demanding administrative position, Smith developed and received a $1.2 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

School Psychology Student Wins Pearson Scholarship

Grad Student Darolyn Monroig was named the 2017 Pearson Minority Scholarship winner. She was one of four minority scholarship recipients on behalf of National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).