Dr. Geogy Thomas

On a Mission

In the Tennessee county hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, UT Knoxville alumnus Dr. Geogy Thomas works to help the most innocent of victims—the babies addicted in the womb—along with their mothers and fathers. Continue reading On a Mission

Dr. Shawn Hamm


The UTHSC Center for Addiction Science battles addiction through education, clinical care, research and outreach. “It’s a work in progress,” the center’s program director says. Continue reading Committed

Deng Maluk

Lost No More

When war came to his village, he ran one direction and his family another. With other children and a few adults, he walked to Ethiopia and then Kenya. This “Lost Boy of Sudan” found a new life in United States. Continue reading Lost No More