Board Members

Anna Morad, MD

President

Jason Yaun, MD

Vice President

Carlenda Smith, MD

Secretary-Treasurer

Paty Carasusan, MD

Fellow-at-Large (West TN)

Elisha McCoy, MD

Fellow-at-Large (West TN)

Elizabeth Copenhaver, MD

Fellow-at-Large (Middle TN)

Lindsey Wargo, M.D.

Fellow-at-Large (Middle TN)

Suzanne Berman, MD

Fellow-at-Large (East TN)

Gayatri B. Jaishankar, MD

Fellow-at-Large (East TN)

Karen Schetzina, MD

Membership Chair

Deanna Bell, MD

Nominating Chair (TNAAP Immediate Past President)

Ex-Officio Members

Past Presidents (*deceased)

  • Deanna Bell, M.D. (2018-19)
  • Gail Beeman, M.D. (2016-17)
  • Michelle D. Fiscus M.D. (2014-15)
  • R. Allen Coffman, Jr., M.D. (2012-13)
  • Eddie D. Hamilton, M.D. (2010-11)
  • John R. Hill, M.D. (2008-2009)
  • Quentin A. Humberd, M.D. (2006-07)
  • David K. Kalwinsky, M.D. (2004-2005)
  • John C. Ring, M.D. (2002-2003)
  • Joseph F. Lentz, M.D. (2000-2001)*
  • Iris G. Snider, M.D. (1998-1999)*
  • Russell W. Chesney, M.D. (1995-97)*
  • Harold F. Vann, M.D. (1992-94)
  • Hays Mitchell, M.D. (1989-91)
  • Bobby C. Higgs, M.D. (1986-88)
  • Luthur A. Beazley, M.D. (1983-85)*
  • George A. Zirkle, Jr., M.D. (1980-82)*
  • Walton W. Harrison, M.D. (1977-79)*
  • Felix G. Line, M.D. (1974-76)*

Pediatric Department Chairs

  • Xylina D. Bean, M.D., Meharry
  • Charles Woods, M.D., UT Chattanooga
  • Jon McCullers, M.D., UT Memphis
  • Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, Vanderbilt
  • Dawn Tuell, M.D. MPH, ETSU
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