Blog Archives

MPH Students Represent Nationally at APHA

Three MPH second-year students presented their research at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting November 2-6, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The research presentations included: Mckenzie Gregg: physical activity prescription and referral in pediatric clinics, Kim Reid: chronic disease prevention training in medical education, and Emma Sampson: physical activity training in nursing programs. In addition, MPH second-year Zach Farley, an APHA Student Assembly Member, received the 2019 Annual

Learners Participate in the 75th Annual Tennessee Public Health Association (TPHA) Conference

September 13, 2018. Ten of the 2020 Pioneers attended the 75th Annual Tennessee Public Health Association (TPHA) Conference in Franklin, TN. A special thank you to Kim Harrell for making it possible. Our learners presented their scholarly work, attended various workshops, networked with students and other public health professionals from all around the state. In addition, they had a special student-only session with the TN Commissioner of Health Dr. John

International Conference of Frailty Interventions

April 27, 2018. The Department of Health from New Taipei City in Taiwan hosted the International Conference of Frailty Interventions. Dr. Mark Stoutenberg represented the UTC Public Health program as an honorary guest speaker for the symposium called “Therapeutic Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Treatment.”

Global Expansion of Exercise is Medicine

January 19-20, 2018. Our program director, Dr. Stoutenberg, was invited to lead the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Asia Regional Meeting at the Chinese University of Hong Kong . This meeting included special guests such as the Minister of Health of Hong Kong and other top leaders of Southeast Asia in efforts to increase the EIM initiative among health professionals.