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Pam Waddell, APN

Board Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner
Office Location: Acute Care Clinic at UT Student Health Center
Nurse: Janie Chambers, RN (865) 974-5273
To schedule an appointment:  Phone Triage Nurse at (865) 974-5080 or Walk-in Triage Nurse at (865) 974-5157 (call or walk-in).
Pam Waddell is a Knoxville native and University of Tennessee Alumni. Pam is a certified Advance Practice Nurse, specializing in Family Practice. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1993. Pam earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Carson-Newman College in 1999. She has a dual licensure from the State of Tennessee as a Registered Nurse and an Advanced Practice Nurse.  She maintains national certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her experience includes 6 years as a Registered Nurse with critical care experience, as well as, 14 years as a Nurse Practitioner in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and Urgent Care.

Pam is a full-time Nurse Practitioner in the Acute Care Clinic (ACC) at UT Student Health Center. Appointments in the ACC are scheduled by calling our Phone Triage Nurse at (865) 974- 5080 or calling or personal appearance with our Walk-in Triage Nurse at (865) 974-5157. The ACC serves patients with same-day, non-emergent health care issues. Potentially emergent health care issues like chest pain, difficulty breathing, persistent abdominal pain, and “worst ever” headache are referred to an Emergency Room where they may be more appropriately assessed and treated. If you need to contact Pam Waddell, APN regarding a recent visit in the ACC, you may reach her nurse Kelly at (865) 974-5273. Pam will not call in an antibiotic prescription without seeing you in the clinic.


Student Health Center
Division of Student Life

1800 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996-3102
Phone: 865-974-3135