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University of Tennessee
Name Affiliation Expertise Email Profile
Draughon, Frances Ann, PhD
(Co-Director)
UT FST Food Microbiology draughon@utk.edu Profile
Oliver, Stephen P., PhD
(Co-Director)
UT AnSci Dairy Science, Microbiology soliver@utk.edu Profile
Almeida, Raul, DVM UT AnSci Microbial Pathogenesis ralmeida@utk.edu Profile
Davidson, P. Michael, PhD UT FST Microbiological Food Safety and Food Antimicrobials pmdavidson@utk.edu Profile
Edwards, Lannett Janice, PhD UT AnSci Reproductive Biology jedwards@utk.edu Profile
Golden, David A., PhD UT FST Food Microbiology david.golden@tennessee.edu Profile
Jensen, Kimberly L., PhD UT Ag Econ Economics kjensen@utk.edu Profile
Mathew, Alan, PhD UT AnSci Microbiology, antibiotic resistance amathew@utk.edu Profile
Morris, William C., PhD UT FST Ext Food Safety wcmorris@utk.edu Profile
Mount, John R., PhD UT FST Fruit and vegetables, Food Preservation jmount@utk.edu Profile
Patton, Sharon, PhD UT Ved Med Parasitology spatton@utk.edu Profile
Pordesimo, Lester O., PhD UT Biosys Eng Food Engineer pordesim@utk.edu Profile
White, David C., PhD Ctr for Biomarker Analysis Biochemistry, Biofilms, Biomarkers dwhite1@utk.edu Profile
Zivanovic, Svetlana, PhD UT FST Carbohydrate chemistry, General food chemistry lanaz@tennessee.edu Profile



Oak Ridge National Laboratory [ORNL]
Name Affiliation Expertise Email Profile
Armstrong, Anthony Q., MS ORNL Risk Assessment aaq@ornl.gov Profile
Brothers, Robin A. Ruark, PhD ORNL Risk Assessment brothersra@ornl.gov Profile
Forsyth, Carol S., PhD ORNL Risk Assessment forsythcs@ornl.gov Profile
Griest, Wayne Howard, PhD ORNL Life Sci and Env Tech griestwh@ornl.gov Profile
McGinn, C. Wilson, MS ORNL Risk Assessment mcginncw@ornl.gov Profile
Vo-Dinh, Tuan, PhD ORNL Sensors, Biomedical Photonics, Biochip Technology, Nanophotonics, Nanotechnology vodinht@ornl.gov Profile



Other Organizations
Organization Name
TN Department of Agriculture
US Department of Agriculture
US Food & Drug Administration
Center for Disease Prevention & Control
Several Universities



Private Sector
Company Name
Atmospheric Glow Technologies, Inc.
Atom Sciences, Inc.
BioSterile
Microbial Insights



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Draughon, Frances Ann
PhD, Georgia

Professor & Co-Director, Food Safety Center of Excellence.
Co-Director, UTIA Food Safety Initiative.


Phone: (865) 974-7425
Email: draughon@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST
Expertise: Food Microbiology
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Oliver, Stephen P.
PhD, Ohio State

Professor & Co-Director, Food Safety Center of Excellence
Co-Director, UTIA Food Safety Initiative


Phone: (865) 974-7260
Email: soliver@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT AnSci
Expertise: Dairy Science, Microbiology
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Almeida, Raul
DVM, UNL Argentina

Research Assistant Professor

Phone:
Email: ralmeida@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT AnSci
Expertise: Microbial Pathogenesis
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Davidson, P. Michael
PhD, Washington State

Professor of Food Microbiology

Phone: (865) 974-0098
Email: pmdavidson@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST
Expertise: Microbiological Food Safety and Food Antimicrobials
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Edwards, Lannett Janice
PhD, Florida

Assistant Professor

Phone: (865) 974-7286
Email: jedwards@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT AnSci
Expertise: Reproductive Biology
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Golden, David A.
PhD, Georgia

Associate Professor, Food Microbiology

Phone: (865) 974-7247
Email: david.golden@tennessee.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST
Expertise: Food Microbiology
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Jensen, Kimberly L.
PhD, Oklahama State

Professor

Phone: (865) 974-3716
Email: kjensen@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT Ag Econ
Expertise: Economics
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Mathew, Alan
PhD, Purdue

Professor and Head
Department of Animal Science


Phone: (865) 974-3123
Email: amathew@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT AnSci
Expertise: Microbiology, antibiotic resistance
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Morris, William C.
PhD, Iowa State

Professor and Extension Specialist

Phone: (865) 974-7274
Email: wcmorris@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST Ext
Expertise: Food Safety
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Mount, John R.
PhD, Ohio State

Associate Professor

Phone: (865) 974-7279
Email: jmount@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST
Expertise: Fruit and vegetables, Food Preservation
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Patton, Sharon
PhD, Kentucky

Professor

Phone: (865) 974-5645
Email: spatton@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT Ved Med
Expertise: Parasitology
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Pordesimo, Lester O.
PhD, Penn State

Associate Professor

Phone: (865) 974-7266
Email: pordesim@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT Biosys Eng
Expertise: Food Engineer
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White, David C.
PhD, Rockefeller

Director, Center for Biomarker Analysis, UTK/ORNL Distinguished Scientist

Phone: (865) 974-8001
Email: dwhite1@utk.edu
Primary Affiliation: Ctr for Biomarker Analysis
Expertise: Biochemistry, Biofilms, Biomarkers
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Zivanovic, Svetlana
PhD, Arkansas

Associate Professor

Phone: (865) 974-0844
Email: lanaz@tennessee.edu
Primary Affiliation: UT FST
Expertise: Carbohydrate chemistry, General food chemistry
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Armstrong, Anthony Q.
MS, Georgia

Group Leader, Toxicology and Risk Analysis Section,
Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Phone: (865) 576-1555
Email: aaq@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Risk Assessment
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Brothers, Robin A. Ruark
PhD, Tennessee

ORNL Personnel

Phone: (865) 241-1233
Email: brothersra@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Risk Assessment
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Forsyth, Carol S.
PhD, Oregon State

Research Associate III

Phone: (865) 574-0596
Email: forsythcs@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Risk Assessment
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Griest, Wayne Howard
PhD, Vanderbilt

ORNL Personnel

Phone: (865) 574-4334
Email: griestwh@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Life Sci and Env Tech
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McGinn, C. Wilson
MS, Tennessee

ORNL Environmental Restoration Group Leader.

Phone: (865) 576-2734
Email: mcginncw@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Risk Assessment
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Vo-Dinh, Tuan
PhD, ETH Zurich

Corporate Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Director, Center for Advanced Biomedical Photonics, ORNL
Group Leader, Advanced Biomedical Science and Technology Group
Life Science Division,ORNL


Phone: (865) 574-6249
Email: vodinht@ornl.gov
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Sensors, Biomedical Photonics, Biochip Technology, Nanophotonics, Nanotechnology
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