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Arthur J. Sutherland, III, M.D., FACC
Dr. Sutherland is a retired physician and founder of the Sutherland Cardiology Clinic. He practiced cardiology in Memphis for 33 years and was the founder and director of the Methodist Healthcare Cardiac Laboratories. Dr Sutherland is currently working with The Healthy Memphis Common Table as a Board member, and coordinator of the obesity and diabetes prevention initiative. This initiative is aligned to reduce the obesity and diabetic epidemics, and to improve the quality of care in treating diabetes. Improving health literacy and elimination of social and health disparities are also high priority agenda issues. Dr Sutherland is a member of the Memphis School of Servant Leadership, and is currently serving as Chairman of the Tennessee Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program which is advocating for a Single-Payer system of health care reform. He believes that health care is a human right and not a commodity to be rationed by wealth, employment, gender or race.
J. I. Hudson, Jr., M.D. | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Hudson is a retired pediatrician now residing in Lynnville, Tennessee. His medical career includes private practice of pediatrics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, Associate Dean for Academic Medicine at the Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine, Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance and Management. He has participated with efforts to establish nation-wide networks for quality assurance for acute hospital care in The Netherlands and Peninsular Malaysia, has consulted on matters of health care quality with the U.S. Health Care Financing Agency, Select Committee on Aging of U.S. Congress, and with USAID supported primary health care programs in West Africa and the Middle East.
State Organizations Endorsing HR676
- Warren County, TN
Local Unions Endorsing HR676
- Steelworker Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) Chapter 9-ABG 1, Kingsport, TN
- Plumbers Local Union #17, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA), Memphis, TN