UTC Department of Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Max Jordon is an expert in treating lower back pain. Along with his teaching duties, spends four hours a week in the Pro Bono Physical Therapy clinic offered by University Health Services.
Tired of cracking up test cars for General Motors, Dr. Roger Thompson spent 36 years as a full-time criminal justice professor at UTC. Before retiring, however, he began working with Haman’s New Drivers to teach student drivers and rehabilitate others behind the wheel—and now works with teenagers, those with special needs and immigrants whose home countries require driving on the left side of the road.
Dr. Sungwoo Yang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, won the second annual Fly for Researchers Pitch Competition. By winning, he will receive $20,000 to apply to research on what he calls Aerogel 2.0—“the next generation of aerogel.”
The 2nd Annual UTC Fly for Researchers Faculty Pitch Competition will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located in the Mapp Building (410 E. Eighth St.).
Matt Grubb wants students “to become independent thinkers and not just do what I tell you because I’m the guy writing your exams.”
Shots were given to senior residents of 18-story Dogwood Manor near Riverfront Parkway.
Students graduating from DPT program participate in White Coat ceremony.
Got a minute? Every Monday for the last two years, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate Hannah Huesman has distributed a one-minute motivational video via social media revolving around mental performance strategies such as breathing, mindfulness and imagery. Huesman, a mental skills coach for baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies, has designed these weekly affirmations—called #MentalSweatMonday—”to serve as…
RVIVE is available at the App Store and Google Play. “How is your mood today?” It sounds like the first question a therapist—physical or mental—might ask at the beginning of a session. But generally speaking, a living, breathing therapist doesn’t then hold up signs with emojis expressing “Happy” on one end and “Stressed” on the…
She’s known as “The Baby Whisperer.” For 25 years, Cathie Smith has been a valuable member of the physical therapy department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. During her tenure at the university, Smith has become a recognized expert in pediatric physical therapy — particularly for her work in neonatal intensive care units —…