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.
Two years after joining a research partnership with a Boston neurology group, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Professor Gary Wilkerson and company are ready to use their findings to train local high school athletes to improve their reaction times and decrease their susceptibility to injuries.
For students of UTC Assistant Professor and Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator Lynette Carlson, the proverbial picture is worth a thousand words. Or many more. Two years ago amid the pandemic, Carlson hatched the idea of single-slide graphic novels—four-panel comic strips drawn by a now-former student—to teach cultural competencies such as ethics, compassion and humility.
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.”
A collaboration that Gary Wilkerson has been a research partner in for the last year is going next level. Wilkerson and the Boston-based REACT Neuro group are using virtual reality technology to test response efficiency.