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Master’s Graduate Student Researches Connection Between Nutrition & Cancer

Amber MacDonald graduates with her degree in cellular molecular nutrition this week from the Department of Nutrition in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.  Her path to this degree was a life-changing event no one ever wants to face.

Amber’s main focus during her research has been the link between nutrition and cancer.  She was led to this major by the terminal cancer diagnosis of her father when she was 15. The last step in her educational journey is to take the MCAT, Medical College Admissions Test, and enroll in medical school, Fall, 2018.

Read more about Amber’s educational journey and her time at the University of Tennessee.

Amber, CEHHS is proud of you and can’t wait to see what your future holds!!