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UTHSC Advisory Board

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Advisory Board — created under the UT FOCUS Act passed by the General Assembly in 2018 — is composed of five public members, one faculty member, and one student member. The Advisory Board members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the General Assembly.


Advisory Board Members

Gubernatorial Appointment

  • Chair: Philip Wenk, DDS
  • Lynn Massingale, MD
  • Honorable Mark Norris
  • Natalie Tate, PharmD, MBA
  • Michael Ugwueke, PhD

Faculty Senate Elected

  • Terrance Cooper, PhD

Student Representative

  • Andrew McBride


  • Anthony A. Ferrara, CPA, MAS


Agendas and Minutes

Minutes will be posted following their approval at the next Advisory Board meeting.


advisory board members meet with chancellor schwab in february 2019.


Meeting Dates

  • August 19, 2019 (tentative)
  • September 30, 2019


Last Published: Aug 9, 2019