Physical Therapy Forum Is Thursday

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

“Asserting professional integrity in physical therapy” is the focus of a Physical Therapy Forum hosted by UTC and Chattanooga State scheduled for Thursday on the UTC campus.   A luncheon will be held at 11:15 a.m.-noon in the UTC University Center Chattanooga Room followed by the seminar in the UTC University Center Auditorium. 

The seminar speaker will be Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS. She is associate professor and chair of the Physical Therapy program at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. She has a Ph.D. in cellular biology and anatomy and conducts clinical research, which includes topics such as osteoarthritis and coping mechanisms for ACL deficiency. She is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and directs a post-professional Physical Therapy residency in Orthopaedics at LSU. In addition, she is passionate about physical therapy.  She currently serves as the Vice President of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Company sponsors include Benchmark Physical Therapy, NHC Rehabilitation; Life Care Centers of America, Rehab Care, Signature Health Care, and Tru Medical Solutions. 

For more information about this event, please email Rebecca-Littleton@utc.edu or call Rebecca Littleton at 425-1786.


Blood Assurance Says Stay Cool With Fourth Of July Giveaway

Community members who make an appointment to donate at any Blood Assurance donor center, bloodmobile, or blood drive between July 1-8 will receive a Fourth of July cooler. This complimentary gift is a part of Blood Assurance’s goal to save 90,000 lives this summer – a time when blood supply levels are historically low. “We are always in need of blood and platelet donations, ... (click for more)

Siskin Hospital Therapist Earns Certification

Siskin Hospital announces Carroll Allen, PT, has passed the Geriatric Certified Specialist exam.   This certification is awarded by the American Physical Therapy Association.   Ms. Allen is a physical therapist in Siskin Hospital’s Outpatient Orthopedic Program.   The Geriatric Certified Specialist certification is for physical therapists with advanced clinical ... (click for more)

Public Markets To Manage And Operate Finley Stadium

The Stadium Corporation board of directors, at a special board meeting Thursday, gave approval for Public Markets, Inc., (PMI) the entity that oversees the Chattanooga Market, the River Market, the Collegedale Market and Cambridge Square Market, to handle the management, operations and administration of the stadium. Executive Director of PMI Chris Thomas and his staff stepped ... (click for more)

Man Charged In North Chattanooga Murder Says "Wrong Number" Led To Drug Deal That Went Bad

A man charged in a North Chattanooga murder said a "wrong number" led to his chance meeting with victim Charles "Chas" Holsey and a drug deal that led to the March 2, 2015, slaying. Briston "B.J." Smith Jr. told investigators he thought he was dialing a friend named "Clack" who he said sells marijuana. By getting one digit wrong, he wound up texting with Holsey, who by chance ... (click for more)

Tom Edd Wilson Was A Great Visionary

We want to add to the many heart-felt messages that have been expressed regarding the recent passing of Tom Edd Wilson, a truly great visionary.    While he made his mark on many local organizations, Tom Edd will always hold a special place in the hearts of those who worked closely with him at Erlanger.   We benefited greatly from his steady guidance, leadership ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Luther’s B-17 Showed Up

I am a huge sap for our veterans and just the other days a reader shared the ultimate story about a guy who returned to his sweetheart at the end of World War II. The little town of Miller. Missouri, is located in the southwest corner of the state and the biggest thing to ever happen in Lawrence County is when a native son, James Lawrence, hollered “Don’t Give Up The Ship” in the ... (click for more)