Huery receives summer internship at UT Health Science Center
Valerie J. Huery of Martin has received a summer internship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is a junior biomedical engineering major and honor student at the University of Memphis. Huery will participate in the health science area of the TIP program. TIP, the Tennessee Institute for Pre-Professionals, offers a six-week summer experience that provides basic science review, primary care rotations, counseling and learning skills development workshops. Huery is a former scholarship recipient of the Greenfield New Involvement Club. She previously completed internships at the James Quillon School of Medicine at ETSU and the University of Nebraska School of Medicine where she became certified as a Healthcare Provider in accordance with the curriculum of the American Heart Association for the CPR and AED program. While at Nebraska, Huery was also awarded a $500 scholarship from the American Dental Association. At the University of Memphis, Huery serves as an Emerging Leader and Tennessee Edscholar. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Memphis, Black Scholars Unlimited, the National Society of Black Engineers, the NAACP, Sigma Alpha Lambda Leadership and Honor Society, a South Memphis Alliance volunteer and the Society of Women in Engineering. Huery also serves as a math tutor for the University of Memphis Athletics program, the Office of Minority Affairs and the ESPN Academy at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. At U.T. Memphis, Huery will serve in the summer dental program. Her clinical rotations will be done under the supervision of Dr. Rosie Richmond, DDS. Huery is the daughter of Vishenia I. Huery, student conduct officer at the University of Tennessee at Martin.