To meet the growing need for healthcare professionals specializing in gerontology, the UTC School of Nursing hired Dr. Brittany Cusack as the Vicky B. Gregg Chair of Gerontology in the School of Nursing. Since joining the nursing faculty, Cusack led the efforts to start an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program in the School of Nursing, and to create a gerontology concentration in the master of social work program.
The UTC School of Nursing, in partnership with Hospice of Chattanooga, will host “Conversations on the End of Life” on Thursday, April 28, 7–9 pm in the UC Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
On April 16, from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M., in the UC Auditorium, the School of Nursing and the COMPASS Grant will host a free lecture examining examine the issue of health equity and how inequality contributes to differences in health.