With a mission to honor men and women who have made significant contributions to the health and health care industry, the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame seeks to recognize and honor the pioneers and current leaders that have formed Tennessee’s health and heath care community and encourage future generations of health care professionals.
The Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee, comprised of health and healthcare leaders from across the state, selected the inductees from all submitted nominations. This committee includes:
Ms. Sharon A. Adkins
Retired Executive Director, Tennessee Nurses Association
Mr. Craig Becker
Retired President, Tennessee Hospital Association
Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop
Sr. Vice President for Academics and Interim Provost, East Tennessee State University
Dr. Reginald W. Coopwood
President and CEO, Regional One Health
Dr. William E. Evans
Former CEO, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Dr. Robert C. Fisher
President, Belmont University
Dr. Henry W. Foster, Jr.
Professor Emeritus and Former Dean, Meharry Medical College
Robert A. Frist, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer, HealthStream; Chairman, Nashville Health Care Council
Mr. William M. Gracey
Health Care Director and Advisor; Chairman, The McWhorter Society
Vicky B. Gregg
Retired CEO Blue Cross Tennessee and Partner Guidon Partners
Dr. Lynn Massingale
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, TeamHealth
Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin
President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA
President Emeritus and Senior Consultant for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
The Hall has been created by Belmont University and The McWhorter Society and is supported by the Nashville Health Care Council, a Hall of Fame Founding Partner.