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|Unit Head||Chris Smith|
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Faculty & Staff List
|Jones, Timothy W||Director,Student Health Services||425-2266|
Danielle Mitchell, M.D.
Board-certified and Fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine
Head Team Physician, UTC Athletics
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedics, UT College of Medicine Chattanooga
Assistant Clinical Professor. Department of Family Medicine, UT College of Medicine Chattanooga
Three-time IronMan Triathlon Finisher
J. Mack Worthington, MD, FAAFP
Professor and Chair
After serving two years with the United States Air Force at the Eglin AFB Regional Hospital Dr. Worthington joined the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine at the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Memphis. There he was a strong supporter of medical students and residents, serving as Program Director, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, and acting Chair. He also servied as the Chief of Family Practice at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Worthington moved to Chattanooga in 1995 to start the Department of Family Medicine and the associated Family Medicine Residency Program. In addition to being past president of both the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians and Tennessee Medical Association Dr. Worthington has held national positions with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Worthington worked on his family farm, taught college level mathematics, and pursued a career in aeronautical engineering. A former pilot himself, he also loves to play the trombone, which he does regularly for his church ensemble. “Family Medicine not only gives you an opportunity to care for your patients but also an opportunity to serve your profession and your community.”
Stephen M. Adams, MD
Dr. Adams is from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and completed residency at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Dr. Adams returned home to join the faculty in September 1997, and has led the program's efforts in office procedures, as well as EMR research and implementation. He was named Residency Program Director in April, 2007. He has been named Outstanding Teacher of the Year multiple times during his tenure at UT, and in 2008 was honored by the first ever Excellence in Leadership award given by all graduating residents in that year. He is very involved in many committees at the hospital level, and currently also serves as Chief of Family Medicine at Baroness Erlanger Hospital.
In his spare time Dr. Adams loves to fish with his three sons, and has been "caught" in the act many a morning before rounds.
June Matthews BSN, RN
June is originally from Bremen, Georgia, but has been here thirty years and considers Chattanooga home. She received her first degree from Armstrong Atlantic Coast University in Savannah, Georgia, and was a Registered Dental Hygienist for 17 years. A medical condition precipitated a career change and she worked as a Real Estate Broker for several years. Missing patient care, June took medical assisting and other technical classes and began working as a medical assistant, phlebotomist, and EKG tech in physician offices and hospital emergency rooms. She returned to school and received her BSN from UTC and worked at Erlanger in Medical ICU. She was recruited to work at University Health Services where she is the BSN, RN. She loves working with UTC to keep the students, faculty and staff as healthy as possible! She also enjoys precepting the UTC first semester nursing students.
For fun, June loves spending time with her dog, Maggie, and you’ll often see them walking downtown or on campus. She also loves cycling and swimming. June is an avid UTC sports fan and attends most home games and events – she’s a true Moc and we feel sure her blood runs Blue & Gold.!
June stated, “Nothing I’ve done is more rewarding than being a nurse. No other profession touches the lives of so many as does nursing.”
Chris Smith, PhD, FNP-BC
Chris Smith, PhD, FNP-BC is currently the Associate Director of the School of Nursing and coordinator of the FNP concentration. Dr Smith has been with University Health since 2005 and currently practices there on Mondays. Her primary interest is Women's Health. Dr. Smith was instrumental in working with both UTC and Erlanger in the transition of care for UTC's students, faculty and staff to the new site in the UT Family Practice campus. She precepts FNP students at the site.
Elizabeth Smith, MSN, NP-C
Elizabeth (Libby) Smith, MSN, NP-C is the newest addition to the UHS health care team. Libby is a 2010 graduate of the UTC Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. Prior to joining UHS, Libby helped establish a nurse practitioner based chest pain center in collaboration with the physicians at UT Erlanger Cardiology. Libby is married and she and her husband, Skip, have 2 yellow labs. Libby will be working closely with UTC to provide primary care for all students, faculty and staff. FNP students at the site.