Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University Names Advisory Board

The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University has announced its inaugural Advisory Board made up of experts from across the health care, nonprofit and higher education sectors.  

Advisory Board members include:

  • Cole Barfield, M.D., M.B.A.—Nashville: Physician at The Frist Clinic
  • Monet Boardman—Nashville: Medical student at Meharry Medical College
  • Bill Corley, M.H.A.—Indianapolis, IN: Former CEO at Community Health Network
  • Bill Frist, M.D.—Nashville: Surgeon; Founder of NashvilleHealth; Founder of Frist Cressey Ventures; Former United States Senator and Senate Majority Leader
  • Dan Jones, M.D.—Jackson, MS: Former Chancellor and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi
  • Tim Jones, M.D.—Nashville: Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Department of Health; Former State Epidemiologist, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Nancy Keil, M.B.A.—Nashville: President and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
  • Phil Krebs, M.B.A.—Brentwood, TN: Cofounder of Avondale Partners
  • Oscar Lovelace, M.D.—Prosperity, South Carolina: Physician at Lovelace Family Medicine
  • Charles Mouton, M.D., M.S., M.B.A—Galveston, TX: Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean, John Sealy School of Medicine; Thomas N. & Gleaves T. James Distinguished Chair, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
  • William Roper, M.D., M.P.H.—Chapel Hill, NC: Former Dean of Medicine at the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina; CEO of the University of North Carolina Health
  • Janet Southerland, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.—Galveston, TX: Vice President of Interprofessional Education Institutional Effectiveness and the Health Education Center; Professor, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehab Science, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Morgan Wills, M.D.—Nashville: CEO of Siloam Medical Center

“The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University is grateful to work alongside such esteemed professionals who are dedicated to the future of medicine and health care,” said Founding Dean Dr. Bill Bates. “The examples of these leaders are essential to our efforts to establish a medical school that is committed to training diverse physicians of character and compassion who are committed to whole person healing and care.”

The Board’s role is to support the College’s leadership and provide insight and counsel related to members’ areas of expertise, offer recommendations on recruitment and engagement and support development efforts. All members are recognized in Nashville and beyond for their medical knowledge and expertise, community service and philanthropy.