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James J. Neutens, PhD, Named Dean
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“We are very pleased with the appointment of Dr. Neutens as the dean of the Graduate School of Medicine. Having the opportunity to work with Dr. Neutens in the past, I believe his leadership and insight will prove invaluable to the Graduate School of Medicine as it continues to grow and expand," said Joseph Landsman, Jr., president and chief executive officer at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, a 581-bed, not-for-profit medical center. "We are fortunate to have a person of his stature and expertise in this position."
Since his arrival
On the national level, Dr. Neutens serves on the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee for the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. This group sets curriculum and policy for the teaching of obstetrics and gynecology to medical students. He is also a faculty member with the New Program Directors School sponsored by the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and heads that school board for educational matters. Dr. Neutens has authored several publications including three textbooks.
In addition to medical education, Dean Neutens is a Fellow of the American School Health Association and served as assistant editor to the Journal of School Health for many years.
A native of
As the flagship
statewide academic health system, the UT Health Science Center is focused on a
four-tier mission of education, research, clinical care and public service, all
in support of a single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate
training opportunities, the main campus, which includes six colleges, is
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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