Over the weekend of Sept. 9-10, volunteers around the region offered their services to the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic—including approximately 75 students, staff and faculty from the UTC Social Work, Music Therapy, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Master of Public Health and Nurse Practitioner programs and the UTC RAM Chapter student organization.
The extent and importance of Katherine Goforth Elverd’s accomplishments on and off the UTC campus is being noticed. Chattanooga’s Chatter magazine selected Elverd, professor and director of the music therapy degree program at UTC, to its 2023 ‘20 Under 40’ list.
Since the creation of the Trembling Troubadours, Katherine Goforth Elverd had a goal of having the group perform the national anthem before a Chattanooga Lookouts minor league baseball game. On July 24, that goal was realized.
Heading to Atlanta for six months of hands-on learning.
UTC Music Therapy Telehealth Groups for Children with Special Needs engages its students through music.
Students in music therapy program will have a chance to learn guitar.
Tennessee’s first public university program of its kind prescribes music as medicine. The much-anticipated music therapy major launched at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in fall 2019 and already has surpassed enrollment goals. Chattanooga native Katherine Goforth Elverd—“Katie” or “Professor Goforth” to her colleagues and students— returned to Chattanooga after working as a practicing…
The new, four-year Music Therapy program is the first of its kind at the university. A board-certified therapist, Katie Goforth Elverd, helped create the program.