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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 Allen Bartels Administrator TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion 2401 Parman Place Nashville 37203 615.342.1450 Bartels was named to his current position in 2011 and has more than 30 years of experience as a nurse and in leadership roles. Prior to relocating to Nashville, he served as the vice president of Clinical Services at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings, Neb, where he worked for almost 24 years. In addition to overseeing Nashville’s largest and oldest inpatient psychiatric facility, he is involved with community organizations and heads up TriStar Centennial’s efforts regarding the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

David Bartholomew CEO Shearwater Health 20 Burton Hills Blvd., Suite 400 Nashville 37215 615.921.9510 Bartholomew joined Shearwater Health in 2009 to lead international and domestic diversification strategies for the company, which provides international clinical recruitment services. He has more than 25 years of executive experience in the U.S. staffing industry and is a past chairman of the American Staffing Association. Prior to joining Shearwater, Bartholomew founded Staffmark in 1991 and grew the Nashville-based business form a one-office startup to one of the largest staffing companies in America. A graduate of Rhodes College, Bartholomew sits on the advisory board for Harpeth Capital and for several other healthcare and staffing organizations.

Regina Bartlett CEO TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center 355 New Shackle Island Road Hendersonville 37075 615.338.1000 Bartlett began her career as a staff nurse with HCA in 1978. After nursing leadership positions in Chattanooga and South Pittsburg, Tenn., she relocated to Middle Tennessee in 1998 to take the position of chief nursing and operating officer for TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. She moved to sister facility TriStar Skyline in 2004 as COO before returning to TriStar Hendersonville in 2007 to take the CEO position with oversight of the 159bed hospital and eight-bed TriStar Portland ER.

John Barton Executive Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Regions Bank 150 Fourth Ave. N., Suite 1500 Nashville 37219 615.770.4241 Barton has led Regions’ healthcare banking division since 2009. Other positions at Regions include serving as division head for specialized industries and group head for healthcare. Previously, Barton spent 11 years with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where he ran the corporate and investment banking healthcare vertical. Prior to 2000, he held various management positions with SunTrust. Barton earned his finance degree from Southern Methodist University and attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. 

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Frank Basile, MD CEO Aegis Sciences Corporation 515 Great Circle Road Nashville 37228 615.255.2400 Basile, who was named to the chief executive spot in April 2017, has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the healthcare and medical industry. Prior to joining the Nashville-based company providing clinically innovative testing and consulting services to providers, he was president and CEO of Miraca Life Sciences. Basile earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne in Australia and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.

Katina R. Beard CEO Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center 1035 14th Ave. N. Nashville 37208 615.327.9400 Beard, who has deep experience in public health, began working as an administrative assistant at the organization she now leads. After taking on increasingly responsible roles with the non-profit healthcare agency, she was tapped as interim CEO in June 2014 with the position being made permanent the following year. Beard is active in research and reducing health disparities. She serves on the Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative Advisory Board, Meharry Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core, American Cancer Society Nashville Advisory Board, and is past chair of the Nashville Health Disparities Coalition. Beard earned her undergraduate degree in healthcare administration and planning from Tennessee State University and her master’s degree in public health from Meharry.

James Bearden Chairman Emeritus & Executive VP, Healthcare Gresham, Smith and Partners 222 Second Ave. S., Suite 1400 Nashville 37201 615.770.8100 Bearden joined GS&P in 1976 as an intern architect and was named CEO in 2007. At the beginning of 2017, he stepped away from his CEO duties but remains active in the firm as chairman emeritus. With more than 30 years of national and international healthcare design experience, Bearden also serves as lead for the company’s large healthcare practice. Bearden, who graduated from the University of Tennessee, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a founding board member of the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentoring Program.

Yarnell Beatty Senior VP & General Counsel Tennessee Medical Association 701 Bradford Ave. Nashville 37204 615.385.2100 Beatty joined TMA in 2001 as general counsel, was named director of Legal & Government Affairs in 2004, vice president of Advocacy in 2012, and was promoted to senior vice president in 2017. Prior to joining TMA, he served simultaneously as director of Health Related Boards and executive director of the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for

the State of Tennessee. A graduate of Vanderbilt and Emory University School of Law, Beatty is a frequent speaker and panelist on health law and patient safety initiatives.

Dan Beauchamp, MD Deputy Director Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center 1161 21st Ave. S., D-4316 MCN Nashville 37232 615.322.2363 Beauchamp, the J.C. Foshee Distinguished Professor of Surgery, serves as deputy director for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and as vice president for Cancer Center Network Affairs. The professor of cell and developmental biology is widely published and currently has two active NIH grants and serves on several editorial boards. Beauchamp is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Craig A. Becker President & CEO Tennessee Hospital Association 5201 Virginia Way Brentwood 37027 615.256.8240 Craig Becker has been president and CEO of the Tennessee Hospital Association and its subsidiaries since August 1993. Prior to joining THA, Becker was president of the Maine Hospital Association from 1989 to 1993. He also previously served as vice president of government relations at the New Jersey Hospital Association from 1985 to 1989 and worked as chief development officer for Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, N.J. He earned both his undergraduate and master’s degrees in administration from Rider University in New Jersey. Becker is a past member of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees.

Johanna C. Bendell, MD Medical Oncologist Tennessee Oncology PLLC Chief Development Officer & Director, GI Cancer Research Program Sarah Cannon Research Institute 250 25th Ave. N., Suite 200 Nashville 37203 615.986.4366 Bendell joined Sarah Cannon in 2008 and serves as chief development officer, leading the expansion and development of physician, site and pharma relationships across the Sarah Cannon network. Additionally, she directs the GI Cancer Research Program, overseeing the clinical trial menu for GI cancers across the Sarah Cannon network. She also serves as the director of the Drug Development Unit in Nashville, and her work in early drug development has helped guide first-in-man agents through proof-of-concept studies. Bendell received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Chicago and completed her internship and residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, as well as a fellowship in adult oncology at Boston’s DanaFarber Cancer Institute. She is board certified in medical oncology and is a partner at Tennessee Oncology, PLLC.

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2019 InCharge Healthcare 2019 NMN  

Nashville Medical News 2019 InCharge Healthcare