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Selection Committee

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 2018 inductees from all submitted nominations. This committee includes:

Ms. Sharon A. Adkins
Retired Executive Director, Tennessee Nurses Association

Mr. William M. Gracey
Health Care Director and Advisor Chairman, The McWhorter Society

Mr. Craig Becker
President, Tennessee Hospital Association

Mr. Robert Milton Johnson
Retired Chairman and CEO, HCA Past Chairman, Nashville Health Care Council

Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop
Vice President for Health Affairs, COO, East Tennessee State University

Dr. Lynn Massingale
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, TeamHealth

Dr. Reginald W. Coopwood
President and CEO, Regional One Health

Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin
President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA

Dr. William E. Evans
Former CEO, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dr. Hershel “Pat” Wall
Special Assistant to the President, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Dr. Robert C. Fisher
President, Belmont University

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.