In spring semester 2021, students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing will get firsthand experience testing out a new virtual health care app designed by a team of faculty and students from across campus.
Collaborative Team Designs Virtual Health Care Simulation App
UT’s Center for Transportation Research Announces 2018–19 Fellows
Five faculty members from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were selected to be fellows of the Center for Transporation Research.
UT, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Partner to Advance Health Science
“Innovative ideas help a hospital run more efficiently,” said Susan Fancher, clinical instructor and simulation director in nursing. “We want to help ETCH make even better impacts on patient lives. Some of what the UT team will do is teach simulation best practices. Staff who practice skills in a safe simulated learning environment maintain competencies and work together as a team more effectively.”
Engineering Better Health Care
“When collaborators bring the problems to me, I bring together a team,” said Li, who also codirects UT’s Health Innovation Technology and Simulation (HITS) Lab.
Research Highlight: Xueping Li
Xueping Li, an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), believes that the primary role of industrial engineers is to make things better. Born in Sichuan, a southwest province of China, Li lived there until he moved with his family at the age of twelve to the Liaoning province in northern […]