UTC students, faculty, and Chattanooga clinicians recently visited the Tennessee State Capitol for Physical Therapy Day on the Hill, where they met with state legislators and sat in on a session of the House Health Committee. The event was hosted by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA).
According to the Tennessee Department of Health, one of three adults age 65 or older falls each year. For older adults, a fall can cause severe injuries, such as fractures or concussions. Falling and the fear of falling can hamper individuals’ ability to lead healthy, independent lives. UTC students from various fields did their part to help prevent falls at Fall Prevention Awareness Day.
Dr. Deborah Ingram was presented with the Catherine Worthingham Fellow award by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) on June 27 in Salt Lake City. It is the highest honor that the APTA bestows.
Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand is looking at establishing a rehabilitation center, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professors have been asked for guidance. Drs. David Levine, Professor and Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, and Jeremiah Tate, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, hosted five professors from Thailand in Chattanooga, taking…
Dr. Debbie Ingram will be honored on June 27th at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Conference 2013 in Salt Lake City. She will be named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow (FAPTA), “the highest honor among the American Physical Therapy Association’s membership categories.”
When UTC physical therapy students invited Congressman Chuck Fleischmann to campus, the conversation turned to the debt students incur to earn a physical therapy doctoral degree.
John Barrett enjoyed participating in a recent screening for those with Multiple sclerosis (MS) at an annual service learning event conducted by UTC physical therapy students. Individuals with MS are screened by 29 students who work in small groups. Approximately five participants return annually for the screening. Barrett, who was recently diagnosed, came for the…
Around 250 UTC and Chattanooga State students, alumni, physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants from Tennessee and North Georgia attended the 11th Annual Physical Therapy Forum on January 20.