Sherry Jimenez

Sherry Jimenez

Contact Information Harrogate/Knoxville Phone: 423.869.6547
Office Location: DCOM 220/DCOMK 183
Email: [email protected]


Dr. Jimenez serves as the Associate Dean of IPE and Simulation at Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) located in Harrogate and Knoxville, Tennessee.  She is responsible for administrative and operational oversight of the Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation (CIPES) comprised of simulation and training facilities including the American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center. Together with her dynamic team, she supports clinical training and improvement activities in undergraduate, graduate, and interprofessional education including but not limited to collaboration with medical, physician assistant, pharmacy, nursing, veterinary and allied health programs.  She also oversees strategic planning and accreditation for LMU-DCOM and is an evaluator for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

Dr. Jimenez received her doctorate in Education-Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY.   She has worked in pharmacy education in clinical education and assessment, was the founding Assistant Dean of Educational Development at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) and served as Assistant Provost at Marian a few years later before heading to LMU-DCOM.  She serves on various committees through the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), is Board Vice President for both the LMU Women of Service and Tennessee Interprofessional Practice and Education Consortium (TIPEC). She is a Joint Accreditation reviewer through the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) for the National Center for Interprofessional Education (NCIPE).  She is a fellow of the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME), a certified healthcare professional (CHCP), and a certified health care simulation educator (CHSE). Dr. Jimenez has presented her work and collaborations at national and international meetings.

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