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Tennessee Institute of Public Health

Advisory Board
Tennessee State Capitol
Tennessee State Capitol, located in Nashville, is the home of the Tennessee legislature, the location of the governor's office, and a National Historic Landmark. Designed by architect William Strickland, it is one of Nashville's most prominent examples of Greek Revival architecture. It is one of only eleven state capitols in the United States that do not have a dome.

Tennessee Institute of Public Health Board of Directors

Craig A. Becker,President, Tennessee Hospital Association

Richard Casebeer, Director, Advocacy, American Heart Association, Tennessee

David Cox,Executive Assistant to the President, University of Memphis

John J. Dreyzehner,Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health

Jo Edwards, Adams Chair of Excellence in Health Care Services, Middle Tennessee State University

Paul Erwin,Professor and Director, Center for Public Health, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Glenda Glover, President, Tennessee State University

Peter Heidenreich,Partner, Hall Strategies

John Hood,Director of Community Engagement & Support, Middle Tennessee State University, Former State Representative

Charlie Howorth, Executive Director, Tennessee Business Roundtable

Susan Short Jones,Senior Corporate Counsel, Hospital Corporation of America

Bill Ketron,State Senator, TN General Assembly

Ginny Kidwell, Executive Director, Tennessee Institute of Public Health, East Tennessee State University 

Lisa M. Klesges,Professor and Director, School of Public Health, University of Memphis

Ravi Madasu,Emergency Medical Physician, Baptist Memorial Hospital

David Millhorn,Executive Vice President and Vice President for Research & Economic Development, University of Tennessee

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

Claude Pressnell,President, Tennessee Independent Colleges & Universities Association

Richard Rhoda,Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Wayne Riley,President and CEO, Meharry Medical College

Kenneth Robinson,Pastor, St. Andrew AME Church, Memphis, Former Commissioner, TN Department of Health

Doris Spain, Director, Tennessee Public Health Association

Tara L. Sturdivant,Tennessee Medical Association, Regional Health Officer, East TN Region, TN Department of Health

Andrea Willis, Medical Director, Volunteer State Health Plan 

Randy Wykoff, Professor and Dean, East Tennessee State University, College of Public Health 

The Tennessee Institute of Public Health was formed by the State of Tennessee as a neutral convener to facilitate new and strengthen existing relationships and promote effective collaboration among stakeholders interested in the health of Tennesseans. For further information, please call 423-439-4651 or email Ginny Kidwell

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