2020-21 TIPEC Board of Directors

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Tara Minor, MAT, MA; President

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville

Sherry Jimenez, EdD, FNAOME; Vice President

Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate

Patricia Scott, DPN, RN, PNP, NCSN; Secretary

Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville

Abbie Burka, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Lipscomb University, Nashville

Shannon Cole, DNP, APRN-BC

Vanderbilt University, Nashville

L. Brian Cross, PharmD

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City

Mary Held, PhD, LCSW

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Rosebelle Peters, MSN, RN, CHSE

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Patricia Scott, DPN, RN, PNP, NCSN

Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville

Melissa Zarn Urankar, OD, FAAO

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis

Student Representatives

Staci Hunter

Lincoln Memorial University, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lauren Watson

Southern College of Optometry