R. Bruce Shack, MD, Professor and Dean

R. Bruce Shack, MD, FACS
Professor and Dean 

UT College of Medicine Chattanooga

Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery

Robert C. Fore, EdD, Associate Dean/DIO

Robert C. Fore, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Professor and Designated Institutional Official
UT College of Medicine Chattanooga


   Mukta Panda, MD

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP-London

Professor and Assistant Dean for Medical
Student Education and Well-Being

Department of Medicine (Chattanooga) and 

Department of Medical Education (Memphis)

Specialty:  Internal Medicine


Giuseppe Pizzorno, PhD, PharmD

Giuseppe Pizzorno, PhD, PharmD

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

UT College of Medicine Chattanooga and
Chief Research Officer, Erlanger Health System

  Allen E. Kohrt, MD, FAAP

Alan E. Kohrt, MD, FAAP

Professor and Assistant Dean for
Faculty Development

Department of Pediatrics

Specialty:  Pediatrics and expertise in Patient

Safety and Quality Improvement


The UT College of Medicine Chattanooga provides excellent, accredited medical education, offering a unique blend of quality lifestyle with the required educational components and state-of-the-art clinical facilities.  Our primary clinical hospital, Erlanger, is a recognized leader in healthcare and technology.  It is comprised of the Baroness Erlanger Campus (adult hospital), Children's Hospital at Erlanger, Erlanger North, Erlanger Bledsoe, and Erlanger East Campus.


Residency programs include Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Surgery, and Urology


Fellowship programs include Cardiovascular Disease, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, Gastroenterology, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Neuro-Interventional Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Transitions to Practice in General Surgery, Ultrasound (sponsored by Emergency Medicine), and Vascular Surgery.  


Officials in the Deans Offices may be reached by emailing Liz Jones, Executive Assistant to the Deans, or contacting her via phone at 423-778-6956.


Revised:  2/7/2019

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