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Nancy E. Howell, Ed.D., MPH


Research Assistant Professor & Director
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
A-326
Phone: (865) 974-5869
FAX: (865) 974-5640
Email
HALT - Humans and Animals Learning Together
CV: Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • MPH (2003) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • 1998-99 Higher Education Management Institute Wellesley College
    Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Ed. D. (1987) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Department of Educational Leadership
    Higher Education Administration
    Dissertation topic: A Comparative Analysis of Incentive Funding Methods Used in Higher Education
  • M.S. (1981) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Department of Continuing and Higher Education
    Higher Education Administration
  • B.A. (1974) Marshall University, Huntington, WV
    School of Journalism
    News-editorial Journalism

Current Position

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Director of Assessment, Dean's Office

Community Service

Teaching

  • Facilitator, Application-based Learning Exercise (ABLE), VM801, 802, 804, 805, 806

Research Interests

  • Student outcomes assessment
  • Program effectiveness assessment
  • Formative teaching evaluation
  • Curricular improvement through assessment methods
  • Problem-based learning
  • Public health: parallels between human and animal health care
  • Disaster planning

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Institutional Research
  • American Association of Higher Education
  • American Public Health Association
  • Phi Zeta, National Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, Agriculture Honor Society
  • Tennessee Public Health Association

Funded Grants

  1. Development and Delivery of an Agricultural Vulnerability Assessment Training Course
    Project participant
    Department of Homeland Security
    Total award amount $4,342,664.00 Start date: 10/01/05 -09/30/07
    Effort commitment: % (person months 2.4 per 12-month academic year)
  2. Pre-incident Credentialing TrainingProgram for Community Responders to an Agricultural Disaster
    Co-investigator
    Department of Homeland Security
    Total award amount $2,022,287.00 Start date: 10/01/05 -09/30/07
    Effort commitment 3% (person months 3.6 per 12-month academicyear)

Publications