executive management team

Dr. James E.K. Hildreth

James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 615.327.6904
Email: officeofthepresident@mmc.edu


Bandy-Neal, Lamel

LaMel Bandy-Neal, M.B.A.

Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 615.327.6767
Email: lbneal@mmc.edu

Dr. Junita Buford

Juanita F. Buford, Ed.D.

Director of Planning, Office of Administration; Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Skills and Competencies, School of Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6354
Email: jbuford@mmc.edu

Dr. Farmer-Dixon

Cherae M. Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., M.S.P.H.

Dean, School of Dentistry

Phone: 615.327.6207
Email: cdixon@mmc.edu


Marquetta L. Faulkner, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.N.

Acting Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, and Interim Dean, School of Medicine

Phone: 615.327.6204
Email: mfaulkner@mmc.edu

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Saletta A. Holloway, MSP

Saletta Holloway, MSP

Senior Vice President, Board of Trustees Relations & Protocol 
Assistant Corporate Secretary

Phone: 615.327.6869
Email: sholloway@mmc.edu

Lima, Maria F

Maria de Fatima Lima, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research

Phone: 615.327.6533
Email: mflima@mmc.edu

Poole, Bob

Robert Poole, B.A.

Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Phone: 615.327.6061
Email: rpoole@mmc.edu

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A. Dexter Samuels, Ph.D.

SRVP, Student Affairs &
Executive Director, Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation Center for Health Policy

Phone: 615.327.6435
Email: dsamuels@mmc.edu

Ivanetta Davis Samuels, J.D.

Ivanetta Davis Samuels, J.D.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Phone: 615.327.6419
Email: isamuels@mmc.edu

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Mary L. Thompson, MA, CFE, CRMA.,CICA

Chief Audit Executive
Internal Audit

Phone: 615.327.6595
Email: mthompson@mmc.edu