Community Partners

The UTC Public Health Program actively collaborates with community, professional, and leading research partners to form a bridge between instructional and experiential learning, enabling our students and faculty to apply classroom knowledge and research with community partners to address community issues. To learn more about our community engagement activities, click on the following link: Overview of MPH Community Experiences.

We value the support and collaboration of the following community partners in Chattanooga:

AIM Center offers employment, education, housing, socialization, and wellness opportunities for adults living with serious mental illness.

Website: https://www.aimcenterinc.org/

Bridge City Community is a faith-based, non-profit organization, in pursuit of spiritual, racial, economic, and educational reconciliation.

Website: http://www.bridgecitycommunity.com/ 

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank is a non-profit organization; leading a network of partners in eliminating hunger and promoting better nutrition in our region.

Website: http://www.chattfoodbank.org/

green|spaces is a non-profit organization that works toward regional sustainability by progressing the way we live, work, and build in Chattanooga and the surrounding region. Website: http://www.greenspaceschattanooga.org

Hamilton County Health Department provides Immunizations, WIC care, Environmental Health issues, Diseases information and more.

Website: http://health.hamiltontn.org/

La Paz Chattanooga is the leading Hispanic and Latino organization in Southeast Tennessee; they offer a health and wellness program to promote the importance of healthy living while providing Latino families the motivation and connections to create healthy habits.

Website: https://www.lapazchattanooga.org/

LifeSpring is a community health ministry whose purpose is to demonstrate the love of Christ in word and deed by providing health eduction and promotion, medical services, and community advocacy.

Website: https://www.lifespringcommunityhealth.org

One to One Health medical doctors use evidenced-based medicine best practices & make data-driven decisions to reduce wasteful healthcare spending without reducing quality of care.

Website: http://onetooneppn.com/

The Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability strive to help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities.

Website: http://www.setaaad.org/www

Stout Healthcare is a mobile rehab service, primarily operates in the Health and Allied Services, providing physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Stouthealthcare/

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga is an affiliate of the National Urban League, the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans and other under-served individuals to enter the economic and social mainstream.

Website: http://ulchatt.net/ 

The YMCA is a leading nonprofit organization of men, women, and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The Y provides services and programs that promote a healthy spirit, mind, and body.

Website: https://www.ymcachattanooga.org/

If you are interested in becoming a community partner, please contact us at mph@utc.edu.

  MPH students at the Health Department     students at the urban league