NashvilleHealth | Board of Directors

William H. Frist, M.D.
Partner, Cressey & Co.
Founder and Chairman


Joel Bradley, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
United Healthcare Community Plan


Jeffrey R. Balser, Ph.D., M.D.
President and CEO,
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


William F. Carpenter III
Chairman and CEO,
LifePoint Health


Neil de Crescenzo
President and CEO,
Change Healthcare


Bob Dittus, M.D., MPH
Executive Vice President
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Gary Garfield
Past Chairman, President and CEO,
Bridgestone Americas

James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D.
President and CEO,
Meharry Medical College


R. Milton Johnson
Chairman and CEO,


Rita Johnson-Mills
rjMills Enterprises


Ken Levitan
President and Founder,
Vector Management


Wanda Lyle
Managing Director,
UBS Nashville Business Solutions Center


Bill Paul, M.D.,
Metro Public Health Department

Ralph J. Schulz, Jr.
President and CEO,
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce


Karen Springer
President of Healthcare Operations
Ascension Health


Donato J. Tramuto
Tivity Health


Stephaine Hale Walker, M.D.
Overseer of Health & Wellness
Mt. Zion Baptist Church and
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship


Joseph Webb, D.Sc.,
Nashville General Hospital


Andrea Willis, M.D.,
Senior Vice President and CMO,
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Nancy Anness,
Vice President, Access,
Advocacy and Community Relations, Saint Thomas Health


Stephanie Bailey, M.D.,
Senior Associate Dean for Public Health Practice,
Meharry Medical College


Melinda Buntin, Ph.D.,
Chair, College of Health Policy,
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


John Chobanian,
VP, Operations,
Governor’s Foundation for Health & Wellness


Terry Cook,
Tennessee State Director,
The Nature Conservancy, Tennessee


Magi Curtis,
Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock

Dan Dummermuth,
President & CEO,
YMCA of Middle Tennessee


John Esposito,
Chairman & CEO,
Warner Music Nashville


Gary Gaston,
Executive Director,
Nashville Civic Design Center


William “Todd” Henry,
Deputy Chief of Police,
Metro Nashville Police Department


Hayley Hovious,
Nashville Health Care Council


Phil Johnston, PharmD.,
Professor & Dean,
Belmont University College of Pharmacy


Shawn Joseph, Ed.D,
Metro Nashville Public Schools

Patricia Kirkpatrick
Director, Quality Improvement


Rebecca Leslie,
Executive Director,
Nashville Academy of Medicine


Leslie Meehan,
Assistant Director, Primary Prevention,
Tennessee Department of Health


Janet Miller,
CEO & Market Leader,
Colliers International, Nashville


Bill Paul, M.D.,
Director of Health,
Metropolitan Nashville Public Health Department


Dexter Samuels, Ph.D.,
Executive Director,
RWJF Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College

Vicki Shepard,
Vice President, Government and Industry Relations,


Divya Shroff, M.D.,
Tristar Centennial Medical Center


Tom Starling,
President & CEO,
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee


Joseph Webb, D.Sc.,
Nashville General Hospital


Consuelo WilkinsM.D.,
Executive Director,
Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance


Michele Williams, M.D.,
Chief Medical Officer,
Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center


The Honorable William H. Frist, M.D.


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Caroline Young

Executive Director

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Molly Sudderth

Director of Community Engagement

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