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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2020 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.

Hal Brunt, MD

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

A native of Mississippi, Dr. Brunt graduated from Yale University and received his medical degree from Tulane Medical School. He completed his post-graduate training in pediatrics at University of California, San Francisco; in adult psychiatry at Tulane; and in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center. Prior to relocating to Memphis, Dr. Brunt served as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health and on the faculty of Yale Medical School. In 1975, he joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Brunt teaches child and adolescent psychiatry at Lakeside in collaboration with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, where he serves as clinical associate professor of psychiatry and assistant director of training in child and adolescent psychiatry. He is board certified in child and adolescent

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psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Denise Burke

Partner Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive Memphis, TN 38120 901-288-1651 denise.burke@ wallerlaw.com

Burke is an accomplished healthcare attorney providing special regulatory counsel to private equity companies, hospitals, physicians, medical device companies and other healthcare clients on a wide range of complex regulatory/ compliance, operations and transactional issues.  She is a prior Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Section and was named a Fellow of the Nashville Health Care Council in 2016.  Burke has been consistently recognized by Best Lawyers for the past decade, including 2012’s “Lawyer of the Year” in healthcare law for the Memphis and West Tennessee area and as a “Woman of Influence” in 2017.  She is also ranked in Healthcare by Mid-South Super Lawyers ®. She serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Health Law & Policy at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and the Common Table Health Alliance.

Marie ChisholmBurns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST

Dean and Professor, College of Pharmacy University of Tennessee Health Science Center 881 Madison Ave., Suite 264 901-448-6036 mchisho3@uthsc.ed

An educator, researcher, author, and clinician, Marie Chisholm-Burns has a strong background in patient care, particularly with solid-organ transplant recipients. Under her leadership, the college has been ranked in the Top 20 in the nation among pharmacy schools. She is the founder and director of the Medication Access Program, which provides medication to approximately 1,000 solid-organ transplant patients. Her writing has appeared in approximately 340 publications, and she has received more than $17 million in

external research funding. She became a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation in 2016. She also received the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award and the 2017 Giving Back Award from Insight into Diversity.

Robert Burns

Principal/CEO Clearly MD 8110 North Brother Blvd Memphis, TN  38133 901-373-2459 clearlymd.com

Having managed medical practices for over 30 years, Burns currently serves as owner and CEO for ClearlyMD Practice Solutions and is responsible for the development and management of Memphis’ largest women’s health practice, Memphis Obstetrics and Gynecological Association, PC (MOGA). A graduate of Memphis State University, (now University of Memphis), Burns has consulted with multiple practices throughout his career, having been instrumental in many local practice start-ups, mergers and acquisitions.  ClearlyMD offers a full range of practice services including billing, human resources, marketing, IT, and financial management.

C Eric Callan, CRNA, NP, DNAP

Chief Executive Officer LifeLinc Anesthesia 3340 Players Club Parkway, Suite 350 Memphis, TN 38125 901-844-1590 lifelinc.com

Callan serves as CEO of LifeLinc Anesthesia, a progressive healthcare firm providing anesthesia management services in twelve states. He oversees the strategic growth and development of the organization while cultivating both clinical and administrative relationships with each client. Callan earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing, his Master of Science in Nursing as well as his post-graduate anesthesia training from the University of Tennessee. He earned his Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.

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2020 Memphis Medical News InCharge Healthcare  

A Snapshot of Who’s Leading Memphis Healthcare Into the Next Decade

2020 Memphis Medical News InCharge Healthcare  

A Snapshot of Who’s Leading Memphis Healthcare Into the Next Decade