UT Medical Center trauma survivor network coordinator a hero among patients in her care

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A young woman who nearly died in a car crash back in March says she wouldn’t have made such an astonishing recovery without her team of doctors and nurses at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

But there’s one woman she calls her “rock” — one of the unsung heroes in social work who fills a critical need. Elizabeth Waters is this week’s 6 On Your Side Hero.

Patient Joanna Witkowski is grateful to get some fresh air, wheeled out of her hospital room to talk with us about her hero. She says Waters has made a big difference in the 80 days Joanna has been a patient at UT Medical Center.

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