Dr. Lee Ann Rawlins
Program Coordinator

Currently, Lee Ann works with TACE Southeast conducting high quality human resource development programs, training and strategy support to Region IV rehabilitation programs funded under the authority of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended in 1998. She also coordinates grant writing and research efforts for the TACE center. 

Dr. Lee Ann R. Rawlins received her Ph.D in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.   Dr. Rawlins has professional experiences in the areas of adult mental health, family support, geriatrics, and disability. Also, she teaches courses in Rehabilitation Counselor Education program in the areas of orientation, disability management, caseload management, job placement and development. Her research interests include geriatrics, caregiving, disability, and rehabilitation.

Dr. Lee Ann R. Rawlins is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a Certified Family Educator (CFLE). She is currently researching the importance of the primary caregiving role in working with primary caregivers to individuals with age-related fragility and individuals with disabilities.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing softball, weight training, traveling, meeting new people, and spending time with her daughter Jessie.