Our Speaker Lineup


Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS
Chief of General Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Michael Baron, MD
Medical Director
Tennessee Medical Foundation - Physician Health Program

Robert Berkompas, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Alive Hospice

Steven Boggs, MD, MBA
Professor and Vice Chair
Clinical and Research Affairs
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Jackie Boswell
Assistant Vice-President of Medical Practice Services
SVMIC 

Sen. Richard Briggs, MD
Tennessee State Senator
(R-Knoxvillle)

F. Laurens "Larry" Brock
Partner,
Adams and Reese Law Firm

Samantha Chao, MPH
Epidemiologist
Immunizations Program
Tennessee Department of Health

Stephen Dickens, JD, FACMPE
Assistant Vice-President of Medical Practice Services
SVMIC 

Tracey Doering, MD
Governor
Tennessee Chapter - American College of Physicians

English C. Flack, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital

Andrew Franklin, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Debra L. Friedman, MD
E. Bronson Ingram Chair in Pediatric Oncology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Andrew JM Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM
Associate Professor, Orthopedics, Pediatrics and Nuerosurgery
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Marie R. Griffin, MD, MPH
Professor of Health Policy and Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Eric Harkness
Director of Health Policy, Tennessee Department of Health

Tracey Hills, DO
Medical Director,
Pediatric Palliative Care
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital

Jonathan Hughes, MD
President-Elect
Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists

Pamela C. Hull, PhD
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Timothy R. Jennings, MD
Psychiatrist and Master Psychopharmacologist


Mohana Karlekar, MD
Medical Director, Palliative Care Program
Vanderbilty University Medical Center

Adele Lewis, MD
Tennessee Deputy State Chief Medical Examiner


Krystal L. Massey, MPH, RHIA
Meaningful Use Program Manager
Bureau of TennCare

Morgan F. McDonald, MD, FACP, FAAP
Assistant Commissioner and Director, Division of Family Health and Wellness
Tennessee Department of Health

Matthew David McEvoy, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH
Director
Tennessee Immunization Program


Edith Murphy, RN, BSN
Clinical Educator for Meaningful Use, Division of Quality Oversight, Bureau of TennCare

David Neese, LCSW
Director, Bereavement Program
Alive Hospice

Jeff Ockerman
Director, Division of Health Planning
Tennessee Department of Health

Mukta M. Panda, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education
University of Tennessee - College of Medicine

Kate Payne, RN, JD
Associate Professor of Nursing
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society,
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

William M. Petrie, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Rodney Poling, MD
Medical Director
Behavioral Healthcare Center at Columbia

James S. Powers, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Mary Romano, MD, MPH
Vanderbilt Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Sandra F. Simmons, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Vanderbilt University

Marcia Spear, DNP, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN, CANS
Nurse Practitioner
Department of Plastic Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Stanley W. Stead, MD, MBA
CEO
Stead Health Group


Warren D. Taylor, MD, M.H. Sc.
Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Clifton R. Tennison Jr., MD
Former Medical Director, Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Helen Ross McNabb Center

Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA
Director, Comprehensive Pain Services and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, UT Medical Center, Knoxville

Liza Weavind, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

W. Scott West, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director, ThriveLogic TMS+NeuroHealth