Our Partners

Dedicated to developing partnerships that are committed to program innovation, the increase of health resources, education, health awareness, and applied research and policy, we are proud to partners an array of organizations that are working together to improve public health in Mississippi.

Claude D. Brunson, MD, MS, CPE
Executive Director
Mississippi State Medical Association

Michael D. Forster, Ph.D., LCSW
Dean Emeritus, College of Health
The University of Southern Mississippi
School of Social Work

Vanessa Green, Board Treasurer
Administrative Coordinator
Operation Shoestring

Tessie Smith, Ph.D., Board Secretary
Retired, Mississippi Department of Mental Health

Evelyn R. Walker, MD, MPH, Board Chair
Assistant Professor,
Department of Family Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Daniel P. Edney, MD FACP
Physician Specializing in Internal Medicine and Addiction
Partner with Medical Associates in Vicksburg

Michael Ryan Kelly
CEO Rural Health Association and Horizon Professional Services

Karen Livingston-Wilson
Attorney-Owner, Livingston-Wilson & Associates, PLLC