Dr. Reginald W. Coopwood is the President and CEO of Regional One Health. Prior to joining Regional One Health in March 2010, Dr. Coopwood was the CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Hospital Authority. A board certified surgeon, Dr. Coopwood served as Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Surgery at Meharry Medical College.
Dr. Coopwood’s work at Regional One Health is complemented by his commitment to the health and well-being of the individuals in our community. Dr. Coopwood is the Memphis Division Board Chair for the March of Dimes and a March of Dimes Tennessee State Chapter board member. He is immediate past chair of the Tennessee Hospital Association Board of Directors and the past chair of the American Hospital Association’s Governing Council on Metropolitan Hospitals. He currently serves as speaker of the THA House of Delegates, chair of the Mid-South
E-Health Alliance board, and member of the board of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee. Dr. Coopwood is an alumnus of Leadership Memphis.
He has earned numerous honors for his work in healthcare, including being named one of Memphis Magazine’s Who’s Who in 2010 – 2014. He has received the 2010 individual Leader in Health award from the Community Health Charities of Tennessee; the Memphis Business Journal’s Healthcare Heroes Award of Administrative Excellence in 2011; and the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Diversity Champion Award in 2013