Last summer, four UTC students worked with Dr. Dawn Ford and the Hamilton County Health Department on a tabletop exercise to come up with ways to respond in the event of extreme heat. In one of their newsletters this fall, the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) discussed the work they did.
UTC students participate in EPA project that tests for lead in the soil of Chattanooga neighborhoods
Soil testing in eight local neighborhoods is part of the EPA College/Underserved Community Partnership, a five-year commitment between UTC and EPA signed in November 2022. As part of the partnership, UTC students are invited to participate in EPA public policy forums, presentations, seminars and other public events.
Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will travel back to San Salvador Island this summer, a small island in the Bahamas overflowing with history and biodiversity.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is collaborating with the Hamilton County Health Department to conduct the most comprehensive health assessment in the county’s history.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase cooperation and promote collaboration in areas of mutual interest.
The overall objective of a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation grant is for UTC MPH students to work with licensed childcare facilities in Hamilton, Bradley and Marion counties to test their drinking water for lead.
On Aug. 6, the 21st annual Hamilton County Minority Health Fair—known as the area’s largest health fair event—took place at the UTC University Center.
A travel abroad experience brought students in the Master of Public Health program to tiny San Salvador Island.
10 from UTC earn the first-ever “One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants” funded by the UT System.
To gather information for the Hamilton County Health Department, Mary Ferris works from home, checking on people who have come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.