Title: Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director
Company: Department of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee
Location: Jackson, Tennessee, United States
Grant K. Studebaker, MD, Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director at the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors and Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in family medicine and academia.
Desiring to become a doctor from a formative age, Dr. Studebaker first joined the fire department and obtained a first responder license to help others in his community. Later on, he obtained an EMT license and worked on an ambulance for five years during his undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University. In 2009, he received a Bachelor of Science in the biological sciences and a minor in philosophy, and then went on to enroll in the School of Medicine at Ross University. He received a Doctor of Medicine in 2013.
During his medical training, Dr. Studebaker decided to specialize in family medicine, noting that the specialty incorporated many diverse aspects of medicine and he could tailor his practice according to his own interests. During his residency, he also developed a passion for teaching, and upon the completion of his medical training, the program director offered him a position to teach. Since 2013, Dr. Studebaker has excelled as an associate professor and assistant program director in the Department of Medicine at the University of Tennessee, where he is involved in the family medicine residency program.
Civically involved as well, Dr. Studebaker has maintained membership with the perinatal advisory committee for the Tennessee Department of Health and has been a board member of A Step at Home. Notably, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Likewise, he is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine. To attest to his success, he received a Resident Teaching Award in 2016 and was named Faculty of the Year in 2018 and 2019.