Tag: graduate health sciences

From Venezuela to UTHSC, PhD Student Finds Perfect Fit for Study, Leadership


When Luis Romero started his PhD program in the College of Graduate Health Sciences, he was excited to find something that reminded him of home. As an undergraduate student at Universidad Central de Venezuela, Romero enjoyed being involved in the student government, and was pleased to discover he could also be involved while pursuing his… Read More

Graduate Student Wins Award with Robot Model for Scoliosis


The technology behind the back brace used to treat scoliosis has not changed in 40 years according to Chloe Chung, a UTHSC graduate student. That’s too long, she said. “It really is in need of change.” Scoliosis is a bend in the spine, Chung explained, coupled with axial rotation, and typically is treated in childhood… Read More