2022-23 TIPEC Board of Directors

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Tara Minor, PhD, MAT, MA; President

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville

Sherry Jimenez, EdD, CHCP, CHSE, FNAOME; Vice President

Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate/Knoxville

Sajeesh Kumar, PhD; Secretary

University of Tennessee, Memphis

Melissa Zarn Urankar, OD, FAAO: Treasurer

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis

Teresa Britt, MSN, RN, CHSE

Center  for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation

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

Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, FAND

University of Memphis

Rosebelle Peters, MSN, RN, CHSE

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga