Tuesday, October 28, 2008JOHNSON CITY – Dr. Julie Dunn, associate professor of Surgery at East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine, has received a Meritorious Service Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association.
This honor recognizes Dunn’s efforts in strengthening trauma care services in Tennessee – services that also include improving the level of reimbursement for care. Dunn is currently director of Trauma at Mountain States Health Alliance and is a member of the American College of Surgeons’ Tennessee Committee on Trauma. She also chairs the Trauma Care Advisory Council for Tennessee.
Earlier this year, Dunn was selected by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) to receive the Health Policy Scholarship.
Dunn joined the medical school faculty in 1998 following the completion of her surgical residency at ETSU.