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David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP,
Named Dean for
a University of
Memphis, Tenn. (June 14, 2007) Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced the appointment of David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP, as dean for the College of Medicine, Chattanooga, one of three College of Medicine campuses that are part of the UT Health Science Center.
The national search conducted for this position by the
We are very pleased with the appointment
of Dr. Seaberg.
He has been a national figure in emergency medicine in the
All three UTHSC College of Medicine campuses
It speaks to the academic excellence of the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga that Dr. Seaberg, who comes from a nationally recognized program, has chosen to accept this position. We are excited about his joining us, and look forward to continuing to grow our partnership, said Jim Brexler, president and CEO, Erlanger Health System.
Dr. Seaberg is a professor
and chairman for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the
In addition to his
I'm looking forward to further developing the academic medical linkage between the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Erlanger Hospital and the Chattanooga community, Dr. Seaberg said. The UT-Erlanger academic medical center not only provides state-of-the-art care for our patients today; but we are conducting cutting-edge research, as well as training new physicians for the future care of our patients in middle Tennessee.
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the UT
Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission of education, research,
clinical care and public service, all in support of a single goal: to improve
the health of Tennesseans. Offering a
broad range of postgraduate training opportunities, the main campus, which
includes six colleges, is located in
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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