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B David Baytos

President Methodist Olive Branch Hospital 4250 Bethel Rd. Olive Branch, MS 38654 662-932-9000

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Baytos was named CEO of Methodist Olive Branch Hospital in 2009. In this role he oversaw the development, construction and operations of the hospital, which was the first newly licensed hospital approved in Mississippi in 25 years when it opened in August 2013. Baytos has been with Methodist since 1998 and is the former President of Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. He received a Master of Healthcare Administration from Xavier University, and currently serves on the Boards of several business, community and educational organizations in Mississippi and Tennessee.

Lindsey Blevins, LPC-MHSP

Business Development Director Lakeside Behavioral Health System 2911 Brunswick Road Memphis, TN 38133 901-377-4700 901-633-5605 mobile


Blevins is a native of Wisconsin and holds her master’s degree in counseling from Concordia University-Wisconsin and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Development from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She worked as a direct care counselor and counseling manager for a local non-profit for almost 8 years before transitioning to Lakeside to work in business development. Since starting at Lakeside in 2017, she has held multiple roles 12 Memphis Medical News

including, Business Development Representative-Clinical Services, School Liaison, Assistant Director of Business Development, and now Director of Business Development.

Daniel Boyd, MD

Chief Medical Officer Lakeside Behavioral Health System 2911 Brunswick Road Memphis, TN 38133 901-377-4700


Dr. Boyd was named Chief Medical Officer in November 2020. He has been a part of the Lakeside family since 1996. Dr. Boyd is a graduate of University of Tennessee School of Medicine (1990), completed a Pediatric Internship at Baylor College of Medicine (1990-1991), and was a Psychiatry Resident at Vanderbilt School of Medicine (1990-1994). He is board certified in both psychiatry and addiction medicine. He is a member of the Tennessee Medical Association and Memphis & Shelby County Medical Society. As a teaching hospital, Lakeside supports residents from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, where Dr. Boyd has served as Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry since 2009. Dr. Boyd is also on the Medical Executive Committee of Lakeside and the Medical Director of Lakeside’s Neuroscience Center.

Kennard D. Brown, JD, MPA,

PhD, FACHE Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer University of Tennessee Health Science Center Hyman Administration Building 62 S. Dunlap, Suite 219 Memphis, TN 38163 901-448-4797 kbrown@uthsc.edu

As executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at UTHSC, Brown is responsible for the campus central administration and management of the day-to-day operations. Brown, who has been with the university for approximately two decades, began his UTHSC career in the Office of the General Counsel. He has served as director of the Office of Equity and Diversity, the Office of Employee Relations, and the Center on Health Disparities. He is an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy and the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine. He also manages the Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions and the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center.

Thomas Brown

Administrator Eye Specialty Group & Ridgelake Ambulatory Surgery Center Chief Executive Officer Provident Practice Management Services, LLC 825 Ridge Lake Blvd Memphis, TN 38120 901-685-2200 www.eyespecialty group.com

Brown graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and the University of