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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2021 the future. Cooper earned her nursing degrees from Vanderbilt University, where she later served as a faculty member and assistant dean of the School of Nursing. Appointed by Governor Phil Bredesen in 2007, Cooper served as the Commissioner of the Department of Health, State of Tennessee, for five years. In 2011, Cooper transitioned to the Governor’s Office, working on health and wellness related special projects. Cooper is a member of the QSource Board of Directors and has been recognized by the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing as one of their 50 Leaders in 50 Years. Her work with complex care patients has been recognized nationally by America’s Essential Hospitals, and Cooper and her complex care team recently presented at the Camden Coalition’s national annual conference.

Reginald Coopwood, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer Regional One Health 877 Jefferson Avenue Memphis, TN 38103 901-545-7100 regionalonehealth.org

Dr. Coopwood has been the President and CEO of Regional One Health since March 2010. Prior to joining Regional One Health, Dr. Coopwood served in leadership roles including CEO and CMO in other health systems. Dr. Coopwood’s work at Regional One Health is complemented by his commitment to the health and well-being of the individuals in our community. Dr. Coopwood serves as a board member of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and the Memphis Medical District Collaborative. He is an alumnus of Leadership Memphis. Dr. Coopwood serves on the Tennessee Hospital Association Board of Directors and is a member of the American Hospital Association’s Nomination Committee. He has earned numerous honors for memphismedicalnews.com

his work in healthcare over the years, including Inside Memphis Business’ CEO of the Year in 2014; and the Tennessee Hospital Association’s CEO Meritorious Service Award in 2011, the Diversity Champion Award in 2013 and the President’s Award in 2016.

Martin Croce, MD

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Regional One Health 877 Jefferson Avenue Memphis, TN 38103 901-545-7100 regionalonehealth.org

Dr. Croce transitioned to the role of chief medical officer in August of 2018 after a lengthy and distinguished career in one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States – the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One Health. As chief medical officer, Dr. Croce oversees quality, medical research, medical staff services, regulatory readiness and infection prevention for the system. Dr. Croce earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He completed a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida before returning to Memphis. He completed a residency and internship with UTHSC that started his career in the Trauma Center at Regional One Health, where he served as medical director 2000 to 2018. Dr. Croce’s work focuses heavily on quality initiatives, enhancing the physician/administration relationship and exploring new opportunities for patient care.

André K. Cromwell, MBA, MSN, RN

Chief Executive Officer Delta Specialty Hospital 3000 Getwell Road Memphis, TN 38118 901-369-8518

Andre.Cromwell@ Deltamedcenter.com

Cromwell joined Acadia Healthcare in 2019 with over 23 years of progressive leadership experience. He previously served as the Chief Nursing Officer of Millwood Hospital in Arlington, Texas. Cromwell received his Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing and Business Leadership from Washington Adventist University. He has served in a variety of roles and settings within the healthcare industry. Research shows that there is a direct correlation between a developed workforce and improved patient outcomes. For this reason, he is dedicated to the education and development of staff, at all levels of the organization. Cromwell is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

Rebecca Cullison, FACHE President Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital 7691 Poplar Ave. Germantown, TN 38138 901-516-6994 methodisthealth. org/Germantown

Cullison is the president of Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. She began her career with Methodist in 2004 as an administrative resident after graduate school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Over the years she has held numerous positions with increasing responsibili-

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