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Monica Sweeney, APN

Board Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner
Office Location: UT Student Health Center, Acute Care Clinic
Nurse: Christi Barnes, LPN (865) 974-5222
To schedule an appointment:  Phone Triage Nurse at (865) 974-5080

Monica Sweeney is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner earning her certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She received her Bachelor’s and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. She holds registered nursing and advanced practice nursing licenses in both Illinois and Tennessee. She’s worked as a bedside nurse in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Loyola Medical Center for 4 years and the general Intensive Care Unit at Highland Park Hospital for over 6 years, and has worked in Internal Medicine and Retail Health for over 7 years as a nurse practitioner. She is a native of the Chicago area and a recent transplant to Knoxville.

Monica is a full-time Nurse Practitioner in the Acute Care Clinic (ACC) at the UT Student Health Center.  Appointments are scheduled by calling our Phone Triage Nurse at (865) 974- 5080. 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, head injury, and “worst ever” headache are referred to an Emergency Room where they may be more appropriately assessed and treated. If you need to contact Monica Sweeney, APN, regarding a recent visit to the clinic, you may reach her nurse at (865) 974-5222. Monica 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