Contracts and Other Projects
- Center for Health Resource Development
- Health Sciences Teacher Preparation
- Work Force Data Collaborative Project
Center for Health Resource Development - Center staff partnered with the Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Hospital Education and Research Foundation to launch the Center for Health Workforce Development (CHWD). The CHWD is designed to increase recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals and help ease the workforce shortage in the state. The CHWD is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health Sciences Teacher Preparation - The Center Director serves on the Tennessee Department of Education Advisory Board for Health Sciences and Technology, which helps students in high and middle schools explore health career options.
Work Force Data Collaborative Project - The Center Director serves on this project, the function of which is to design a national database for allied health information, identify existing and planned data collection efforts, and develop needed study instruments. The project is administered by the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions and funded by the Bureau of Health Professions in the U.S. Public Health Service.