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Elizabeth Maynard-Garrett, APR
UTHSC Communications and Marketing
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Kay Cranford, (731) 425-4907
UT College of Allied Health Form Partnership
Jackson, Tennessee (January 11, 2005) -- The Board of Trustees at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital have passed a resolution to donate $300,000 to the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The support will go toward helping the college recruit more physical and occupational therapy students, as well as provide renovated lab space for occupational therapy education, research and practice.
there is a national need for more physical and occupational therapists to serve
patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Last year, the UT College of
Allied Health Sciences in
“The PT and OT programs at UT have
always produced top-notch therapists for our clinical sites here at
Peterson-Mansfield, dean of the
The donation will allow UT to renovate existing campus space to accommodate a new occupational therapy lab and purchase equipment. In honor of the donation and the relationship between the two organizations, the lab will be known as The West Tennessee Healthcare Occupational Therapy Research and Practice Lab.
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