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Staff Member Recognized for Saving a Life at UT Tyler

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February 15, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
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February 15, 2013

Chance Johnson, environmental health and safety specialist, was recognized Feb. 15 for his recent life-saving action. Johnson successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver on co-worker Joy Shogry, administrative assistant, when she choked in the office.

Dr. Randall Powell, vice president for business affairs, presented Johnson with a certificate in appreciation of his quick response.

Staff Member Honored: (From left) Shogry, Paula Tate, environmental health and safety director, Johnson and Powell.