The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Tennison completed her medical degree and internship at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. She then completed her specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - John F. Kennedy Johnson Rehabilitation Institute where she was an academic chief in her final year. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Tennison worked in private practice before joining the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Palliative, Rehabilitation, and Integrative Medicine department. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dean of McGovern Medical School at Houston. Her primary responsibilities include cancer rehabilitation clinical care, research, and education of trainees. Her research interests include safety with functional activities, functional outcome measures, transition of care, peripheral edema & lymphedema management, and medical management of cancer rehabilitation patients. She has published several original research articles as a first author and presented at local and international conferences.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET