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Tech students inspire partnership with Doctors in Italy

When students in Tennessee Tech’s spring 2017 global health class visited Italy for the study abroad portion of the course, they expected to learn about how health systems there work and to be inspired toward passionate careers in medically-related fields.

They got that, but they also left behind an impression on an organization called Doctors in Italy whose doctors were so impressed with Tech’s students that they are developing a medical study exchange program with Tennessee Tech as their first academic partner.

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Pre-professional students find path to health school programs at Tech

The steps Zachary Martin takes across the stage at Tennessee Tech’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6 will not be his last as a scholar. He has been accepted to pharmacy program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and is among a growing number of Tech’s pre-professional health sciences students getting accepted into professional schools.    

 

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Students help organize free dental, vision and medical care March 18-19

For the second year in a row, Tennessee Tech students are organizing the collaboration of Remote Area Medical and multiple medical institutions to provide free medical services for the uninsured.

Remote Area Medical, a free mobile medical clinic, will come to Putnam County from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, and 6 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 19, at Cookeville High School.

“The Tennessee Tech University pre-professional health science students are doing a terrific job coordinating with numerous local charitable organizations,” said Janet Coonce, chemistry department professor and Chem- Med faculty advisor.

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