Kenneth E. Olive, MD, FACP | Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
325 N. State of Franklin Road
BS, Zoology, Magna Cum Laude,Duke University, Durham, NC, , 1977
Graduate : M.D., East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greeneville, NC, 1982
Internship : Specialty - Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, USAF Medical Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 1982-1985 Residencies : Specialty - Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, USAF Medical Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 1982-1985
Board Certifications : National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate, 1983; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Internal Medicine, 1985; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Geriatric Medicine, 1990
Kenneth Olive, MD is Professor of Medicine at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City. He also serves as Quillen College of Medicine’s Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs.
After earning his medical degree from East Carolina University School of Medicine, Dr. Olive completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the U.S. Air Force Medical Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
A noted academician, Dr. Olive has often been recognized for his teaching excellence. He was the recipient of the Quillen College of Medicine’s “Dean’s Teaching Award” on seven separate occasions, and received its “Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award in the Clinical Sciences” in 2006. One year later, he received the “Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award,” presented by the residents in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Olive is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine. He has authored several articles in peer-reviewed publications, and recently completed a term as the Governor of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians.