Reginald Coopwood, MD
President and CEO

Reginald W. Coopwood, MD earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College followed by completion of residency in General Surgery. Dr. Coopwood was named Chief Medical Officer at Nashville General Hospital in 2000 and was named CEO of Metropolitan Nashville Hospital Authority in 2005, a position he held until joining Regional One Health as President and CEO in March 2010.

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. He possesses unique expertise in progressive healthcare management including extensive experience working with government stakeholders and health industry leaders. Dr. Coopwood serves as a board member of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and the Memphis Medical District Collaborative. He is an alumnus of Leadership Memphis. Dr. Coopwood also serves on the Tennessee Hospital Association Board of Directors.

Dr. Coopwood has earned numerous honors for his work in healthcare over the years, including Inside Memphis Business’ CEO of the Year in 2014; and the Memphis Business Journal’s Health Care Hero in Administrative Excellence in 2011; the Tennessee Hospital Association’s CEO Meritorious Service Award in 2011,; and the Diversity Champion Award in 2013 and the President’s Award in 2016.

Dr. Coopwood is married to Erica Coopwood and the couple have five children.

Reginald W. Coopwood, MD earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College followed by completion of residency in General Surgery. Dr. Coopwood was named Chief Medical Officer at Nashville General Hospital in 2000 and was named CEO of Metropolitan Nashville Hospital Authority in 2005, a position he held until joining Regional One Health as President and CEO in March 2010.

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. He possesses unique expertise in progressive healthcare management including extensive experience working with government stakeholders and health industry leaders. Dr. Coopwood serves as a board member of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and the Memphis Medical District Collaborative. He is an alumnus of Leadership Memphis. Dr. Coopwood also serves on the Tennessee Hospital Association Board of Directors.

Dr. Coopwood has earned numerous honors for his work in healthcare over the years, including Inside Memphis Business’ CEO of the Year in 2014; and the Memphis Business Journal’s Health Care Hero in Administrative Excellence in 2011; the Tennessee Hospital Association’s CEO Meritorious Service Award in 2011,; and the Diversity Champion Award in 2013 and the President’s Award in 2016.

Dr. Coopwood is married to Erica Coopwood and the couple have five children.