James J. Neutens, Ph.D., FASHA
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
James J. Neutens, Ph.D., FASHA, Dean Dr. Neutens initially joined the University of Tennessee in 1984 and came to the Graduate School of Medicine in 1990 where he taught and administered the clerkship and residency programs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1997 he was selected to serve as the Associate Dean and eventually the Executive Associate Dean for the Graduate School of Medicine.
In 2005, he was appointed as the Interim Dean for the GSM. He was selected to fill the Dean's position in May 2007. Given his longstanding devotion to education, one of his principal goals is to advance the education mission of the Graduate School of Medicine while supporting excellence in research. Dean Neutens remains active at the national level in medical education.