Associate Professor of Biology
M.A.T., Secondary Education (Biology & Mathematics), East Tennessee State University, 2003
M.D., Vanderbilt Medical School, 1982
M.S., Microbiology, University of Michigan, 1975
B.S., Medical Lab Sciences, University of Illinois, 1974
Campus Phone: Ext. 5141
Came to Tusculum: 2004
Following graduate research on cellular immunology responses against leukemia in mice, Dr. McGinn attended medical school at Vanderbilt University and received her M.D. degree in 1982. She completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Vanderbilt and at Washington University (Barnes Hospital) in St. Louis.
She practiced pathology in community hospitals for the next 12 years and served as Lab Director at Johnson City Specialty Hospital for 9 years.
In 2003, Dr. McGinn completed a Master of Arts (MAT) degree in secondary education (biology and mathematics) at ETSU. She joined the biology faculty at Tusculum College in August of 2004 and teaches courses in microbiology, genetics, physiology, histology, and environmental science.