Coalition Members

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If you are interested in learning more or wish to join the coalition, please contact Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi at

MEMBERS - Click here to access agendas, minutes, and contact information.

The Middle TN Oral Health Coalition is made up of practitoners, community members, health stakeholders, organizations, and leaders who want to improve the oral health of all Middle Tennesseans.   


Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi, Interfaith Dental Clinic

Nancy Anness, St. Thomas Health 

Alexandra Norton, St. Thomas Health 

Shatiqua Jamerson, TN Primary Care Association

Dr. Michelle Bell, Metro Public Health 

Dr. Veran Fairrow, TN Dept of Health 

Lesa Bryum, TN Dept of Health

Mary Buffwack, Neighborhood Health 

Jason Taylor, Triax Dental 

Dr. Cherry Houston, Southeastern Health Equity Council 

Jeff McCormick, Interfaith Dental Clinic

Gwendolyn Battiste, Tennessee State University Dental Hygiene 

Shelley Ames, Salvus Center 

Susie Marrow, Salvus Center

Karina Beard, Matthew Walker Community Health Center

Dr. Whitney Wilson, Hope Smiles 

Dr. Phillip Kemp, Hope Smiles 

Amy Fairchild, Brentwood Baptist Medical Dental Unit

Dr. Eileen Seitz, Community Volunteer 

Pam Syalkowski, Ryan White Program/Metro Public Health

Dr. Crystal Manners, TN Department of Health

Dr. Walter Owens, Meharry Medical College

Dr. Ethel Harris, Meharry Medical College