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Staff Member Recognized for Saving a Life at UT Tyler

February 15, 2013

UT Tyler Staff Member Honored

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.

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