Profile

Dr. Elizabeth Hamilton Forrester

Departments and Positions:
Science, Science Instructor
Division / Grade:
Upper School
Phones:
Work (423) 757-2545
Biography:

Dr. Forrester recently established the Partnership in Research and Laboratory Learning (PReLL) with the UTC chemistry department, which exposes a select group of highly motivated high school students to the rigors of undergraduate level research.

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Dr. Elizabeth Forrester has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Vanderbilt University. She came from McCallie School where she taught AP Biology and she also served as adjunct professor in the UTC chemistry department.

Dr. Forrester recently established the Partnership in Research and Laboratory Learning (PReLL) with the UTC chemistry department, which exposes a select group of highly motivated high school students to the rigors of undergraduate level research. She has also partnered with UMASS-Boston to develop a small personalized online course for Introductory/AP Biology using the Edge.EdX platform. As a researcher, she has ongoing projects in biochemistry and cancer biology at both UTC and the University of the South: Sewanee.

Her son, Jack, is a member of the Class of 2023.

Appointed 2016