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Dr. Dudney earned her doctor of medicine degree at the University of Tennessee Memphis after receiving a bachelor of arts in English from Tennessee Technological University.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Dudney came to Knoxville and completed an internship and a residency in internal medicine at UT Medical Center, where she served as chief resident for one year. She also completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She has prior board certification in internal medicine and is currently board certified in pulmonary diseases, in critical care medicine, and in sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She additionally has board certification in sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dudney is a Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians. Her professional memberships include the American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Sleep Disorders Association.
Dr. Dudney is an Assoicate Professor of Medicine in the UT Graduate School of Medicine and is the Program Director for the Pulmonary Disease Fellowship Program for the University of TN, Graduate School of Medicine.
At UT Medical Center, Dr. Dudney is a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, the Ethics committee, the Resident Review Committee, the Infection Control Committee, and the Curriculum Committee. She has served as the co-chair of the Ethics Committee for UTMCK and is the Critical Care Curriculum Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency.