Tennessee Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

Tennessee's Regional States/Territories
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Virginia

Tennessee Region including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

State's Main Point of Contact
Katie Garman

State Contact Information

Director

John R. Dunn, DVM, PhD
Tennessee Department of Health
4th Floor, Andrew Johnson Bldg.
710 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-5948
John.Dunn@tn.gov

Co-Directors

Sharon R. Thompson, DVM, MPH,
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
A301Veterinary Teaching College
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-8387
sthomps4@utk.edu

Thomas (Tom) Denes, PhD
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-7425
tdenes@utk.edu

Paul C. Erwin, MD, DrPH
University of Tennessee
Room 387 HPER
1914 Andy Holt Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-5252
perwin@utk.edu

Program Coordinator

Katie Garman, MPH, CHES
Tennessee Department of Health
4th Floor, Andrew Johnson Bldg.
710 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-9051
Katie.Garman@tn.gov

CoE Epidemiologist

Siobhan Dodds
Andrew Johnson Tower-4th Floor
710 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-6766
Siobhan.dodds@tn.gov