Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
The University of Texas MD 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. 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 since 2019. Her primary responsibilities include cancer rehabilitation clinical care, research, and education of trainees. Her interests include quality of life improvement in cancer patients, peripheral edema management, interdisciplinary approach, improving safety with activities of daily living, functional outcome measures, conservative management of musculoskeletal problems, spasticity and other neurological deficits management. She has published several original research articles and presented at local and international conferences.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EST