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December 17, 2010

Leadership Health Care Names Volunteer of the Year

Leadership Health Care Names Volunteer of the Year
by Nashville Health Care Council | Dec 17, 2010

NASHVILLE – The nation’s foremost organization for emerging health care industry leaders has named Bass, Berry & Sims Member Angela Humphreys its 2010 Volunteer of the Year.

Leadership Health Care (LHC) recognized Humphreys for her support of its mission to cultivate the next generation of health care leaders through unique development and networking programs.  An initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council, LHC is made up of more than 550 professionals representing 250 companies supporting Nashville’s $62 billion health care industry.

“Leadership Health Care owes its success to the tremendous work of our member volunteers,” said Melissa Waddey, LHC chair and senior director, Strategic Resource Group, LifePoint Hospitals. “Angela is a talented health care attorney and an energetic supporter of our efforts to promote innovative discussion about the health care industry.”

“Leadership Health Care plays a significant role in nurturing future health care leaders, and I am proud to be a part of these efforts,” Humphreys said.  “I am excited to receive the award and look forward to continuing my involvement in this important organization.”

Humphreys has been instrumental in the development and growth of LHC since the group’s beginnings in 2002. As chair of the organization’s Strategic Development Committee, Humphreys has provided counsel and supported agenda-setting for LHC’s future success.

“We are so pleased that Angela has received this award. She is an outstanding advocate for both Leadership Health Care and Nashville’s broader health care industry,” said Judith Byrd, director of LHC.

Past Volunteer of the Year Award recipients include Lisa Nix (Deloitte), Rob Coppedge (Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield), Elizabeth Swarr (Vanderbilt Center for Better Health), Johnny Harrison (Skyline Medical Center), Kim Fredrickson (ProjX) and Kevin Campbell (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings).

Leadership Health Care was formed in 2002 as an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council to foster the next generation of health care leaders by creating educational and networking opportunities for members. The organization’s mission is to cultivate the talent of health care professionals into the health care leaders of tomorrow. For more information on LHC, please visit

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