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Workers' Compensation Medical Advisory Committee

Created from the 2013 Worker' Compensation Reform Act, the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) provides advice to the administrator on issues related to the  treatment of injured workers.   The Administrator may request the committee to advise on the medical aspects of the Bureau’s various programs in advancing the goal of ensuring that all injured employees receive superior quality and cost-efficient treatment to facilitate a meaningful recovery from injury and a swift, safe return to the workforce. 

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Board Members

Rob Behnke, CPCU
Cracker Barrel

Employee Representative
Lisa Hartman, RN

Misty D. Williams, RN, BSN, CCM, AIC
Travelers Insurance

Ginny Howard, Claim Manager II
Zurich North American

Medicine - Occupational
David Tutor, MD
East TN Urgent Care

Medicine - Chiropractic
Keith Graves, DC      

Health Department
Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP
Commissioner, TN Department of Health

Medicine - Orthopaedics
Randall Holcomb, MD

Medicine - Neurosurgery
John Brophy MD

Medicine - Psychiatry
James Gregory Kyser, MD

Abbie Hudgens, ARM, AIC

Medical Director
Robert B. Snyder, MD

Assistant Medical Director
James B. Talmage, MD

Medicine - PM&R 
Jeffrey E. Hazlewood, MD

Medicine - Pain Management
Lisa Bellner, MD

Medicine - Emergency Medicine
Cerisia A. Cummings, DO

Medicine - Pharmacy
Marlin L. Blane, Pharm.D, J.D.