THA Council On Inclusion and Health Equity

Tennessee Hospital Association’s Council on Inclusion and Health Equity promotes equity of care and the elimination of health care disparities. The Council advocates strategies to help members develop culturally competent leaders and staff to improve health outcomes in the communities they serve.

Name Position Facility City
Thomas Ozburn Chief Executive Officer Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga
Nancy Anness Vice President, Advocacy/Community Outreach Saint Thomas Health Nashville
Elizabeth Appling Chief Diversity Officer Erlanger Medical Center - Baroness Hospital Chattanooga
Felicia M. Pierce Human Resources Consultant CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga
James Ross President & CEO West Tennessee Healthcare Jackson
Terrell Smith, MSN, RN Director, Patient and Family Engagement Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville
Tish Towns Senior Vice President, External Relations Regional One Health Memphis
John Baldwin Administrative Fellow TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center Smyrna
Keith Norman Vice President, Government Affairs Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation Memphis
Sue Wilburn Vice President, Human Resources East Tennessee Children's Hospital Knoxville

THA Staff Contacts

Joe Burchfield
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications