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HealthConnections: Libraries and Health

Libraries are sometimes called “third spaces." A third space is one that provides a level playing field, is accessible, has loose structure, and has a sense of community. As such, libraries are increasingly major players in promoting the health of communities and people. Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. Steve Smith, University of Tennessee Dean of Libraries.

Chrissy served as WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue from late 2021 to early 2023. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She had previously been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally filled in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.