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GSM Alumni Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

For the first time, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine alumni were honored at the New Resident and Fellow Welcome Reception and GSM Awards Ceremony. Awards were presented by Dean James Neutens, PhD, to alumni who have made significant contributions to the mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center and the community.

Awards were presented to

Matthew Mancini, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery
Dr. Mancini completed the Surgery Residency program in 1999 and joined faculty upon graduating. He is currently division chief of General Surgery with special interest in minimally invasive surgery techniques. He is a mentor in the Medical Explorations program for high school students. Dr. Mancini is currently serving as president to the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and is a candidate for president of the Tennessee Medical Association. He has won the Department of Surgery's Hiram Crutchfield Teaching Award as well as the medical center's Guardian Angel Award.

Joshua Campbell, DDS, Oral Surgery Specialists of Tennessee
Dr. Campbell completed the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency program in 2008. He is on faculty at Vanderbilt with special interest in CT guided hand and soft tissue grafting. He also mentors Oak Ridge High School students in the Health Sciences Shadowing Program. Dr. Campbell has received multiple academic as well as community awards, and he is multi-talented with interests in music, videography, photography and research.


John "Jack" Lacey, III, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, The University of Tennessee Medical Center
Dr. Lacey graduated from the Internal Medicine Residency in 1977. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and extremely active in the community. He is a board member of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and Knox County Board of Public Health. Dr. Lacey is medical director of Knoxville Area Project Access and chairperson of the Knoxville Area Hospital Study Group. His efforts in education and healing have led to quality and safety improvements throughout Tennessee. He has been recognized by multiple governors of Tennessee and won Tennessee Colonel, United Way Volunteer of the Year, Knoxville Business Journal Healthcare Hero, and Tennessee Medical Association House of Delegates Outstanding Physician of the Year.


Posted July 28, 2015

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