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 health care leaders from across the state, selected this year’s inductees from all submitted nominations. This committee includes:

Mr. Craig Becker
Retired President, Tennessee Hospital Association; Chairman, The McWhorter Society

Mr. Autry O.V. “Pete” DeBusk
Founder and Chairman, DeRoyal Industries, Inc.

Ms. Nancy-Ann DeParle
Former Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy to President Barack Obama; Partner, Consonance Capital Partners

Mr. David Dill
Chairman and CEO, LifePoint Health; Chairman, Nashville Health Care Council

Ms. Carol Etherington
Associate Professor of Nursing, Emerita, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Dr. L. Gregory Jones
President, Belmont University

Dr. G. Scott Morris
Founder and CEO, Church Health of Memphis

Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr.
President Emeritus, and Professor Emeritus of Surgery, East Tennessee State University

Ms. Anita Vaughn
Retired CEO, Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women

Dr. Randy Wykoff
Founding Dean, East Tennessee State University’s College of Public Health

The Hall of Fame was created by Belmont University and the McWhorter Society and is supported by the Nashville Health Care Council, a Hall of Fame Founding Partner.