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Nashville Healthcare Advisory Panel - A Candid Conversation on the Opioid Crisis and the Future of Healthcare

June 20, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM CST

Moto Nashville
Ivy Room
1120 McGavock Street
Nashville, TN 37203
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Jessica Wright
(615) 493-5661
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BDO USA, LLP invites you to join us for a panel discussion, drinks, and dinner on the evening of Thursday, June 20th. Our outstanding panelists will discuss the Opioid crisis, key issues currently affecting the healthcare industry, and what the future holds. 

This event has been cancelled. Please reach out to Jessica Wright (jfwright@bdo.com) for more information. 

Herman Williams, M.D.: Managing Director and Chief Physician Executive
Herman helped launch and serves as the leader of the healthcare advisory practice in BDO’s Nashville office. His experience includes 10 years of previous healthcare consulting and 18 years of hospital operations as a senior physician executive. Herman’s operational roles include oversight of rural, urban, small, and complex facilities; academic, community, for profit, and nonprofit healthcare organizations.

Reginald (Reggie) Dilliard, DPh: Director, Board of Pharmacy, Tennessee Department of Health
Dr. Dilliard is president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, of which he has been a member since 2000. Dr. Dilliard is involved with his alma mater, the University of Tennessee, serving as regional vice president of the university’s Alumni Board of Directors and as a preceptor for the university’s School of Pharmacy. While a member of NABP, Dr. Dilliard has provided valuable input by serving on the Association’s Committee on Constitution and Bylaws.

Chris Frost, M.D.: National Medical Director, LifePoint Health
Dr. Frost serves as the National Medical Director of Hospital Based Services for LifePoint Health (Brentwood, TN). He is a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine and on the Board of Directors for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM); Dr. Frost is President-Elect for SHM. He has worked as an ED physician, hospitalist and medical director for large community hospitalist programs. Prior to his current role with LifePoint, Dr. Frost served as the Chief Medical Officer of Hospital Medicine Services for a multi-state management group and as the Chief Medical Officer of Hospital Based Providers for HCA Physician Services. Dr. Frost attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, earning a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Psychology. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia, then completed his internship and residency in the Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics residency program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Frost was a Chief Resident for the Division of Internal Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine.

Lee C. Dilworth: Founder and CEO, VIDA Recovery Centers
Lee is the Founder and CEO of VIDA Recovery Centers, which owns and operates outpatient clinics for those struggling with addiction to opiates. Prior to VIDA, he was Chief Administrative and Legal Officer of American Pathology Partners for eight years. He also served as a healthcare M&A attorney in private practice for eighteen years, eventually serving as Managing Partner of a law firm in Nashville. He graduated from Furman in 1983 with a B.A. in economics/business. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Georgia and his L.LM. from New York University.

Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., MACP: Assistant Dean for Educator Development, Professor of Medical Education and Administration, and Co-Director of the Center for Professional Health, Vanderbilt University
Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., MACP, received her M.D. from the Morehouse School of Medicine (1990) where she also received the Ciba Geigy Award for Academic and Community Leadership and the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry Achievement Awards. Dr. Dewey completed training and Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in the Residency Program in Social Internal Medicine in 1993 and was awarded the Daniel Leitch Excellence in Social Medicine Award. Dr. Dewey spent 15 years on faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, serving the underserved and uninsured population of Houston. While there, she received numerous teaching awards and recognitions including three Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Awards, runner up for Physician of the Year, the Inaugural Chair of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, and the Dean of Medical Education Service Award. Dr. Dewey received her Master's in Medical Education (emphasis on curriculum design and instruction) in 2004 from the University of Houston College of Education. Dr. Dewey joined the faculty at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with joint appointments in the Department of Medical Education and Administration Division of the Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine and the Department of Medicine-Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health in September 2007. She was appointed to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine's Academy of Teaching Excellence in 2008. Dr. Dewey is Assistant Dean for Educator Development, chair of the Faculty Wellness Committee, Co-Director of the Center for Professional Health, and director of the Educator Development Program. Dr. Dewey serves on several non-profit boards and is an active member of the Nashville Chapter, The Links Incorporated. Dr. Dewey is married to Wayne J. Riley, M.D., M.P.H., MBA, FACP, current President-elect of the American College of Physicians and immediate past-President and CEO of Meharry Medical College. Charlene and Wayne are the proud parents of Erin Elizabeth, and Alexis Camille. The Riley-s are active parishioners of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Nashville and are members of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.  The family enjoys family game and movie nights, skiing, WWE, holiday gatherings with family and friends and their annual family vacation.