Board Bio Briefs

Jeffrey R. Woodside, M.D., Interim Chairman and a Pickwick resident, brings more than 25 years of healthcare and executive experience to the HMC Board. Dr. Woodside retired as the executive vice president and chief medical officer for UT Medical Group, the faculty group practice of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.He is still active as the chief medical officer for The Breakaway Group, a healthcare consulting firm located in Denver, Colorado, and as a member of the board of LifeWings Partners, LLC, a patient safety consulting firm in Memphis.Dr. Woodside received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University, his medical degree from the University of Oregon Medical School, and his M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Woodside also supports the local community by serving on the board of the Friends of Pickwick Landing State Park.


Kent Collier, Vice Chairman, is the owner of several McDonald's restaurants in West Tennessee.  He currently serves on the boards of the Tennessee River Museum and the Friends of Shiloh National Military Park.  Mr. Collier graduated from Ole Miss with a BBA in marketing.






Granville Conaway is a long-time resident of Hardin County and the owner of a local animal hospital.  He currently serves on the Hardin County Board of Health, as he has for several years. Dr. Conaway is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin with a B.S. in Animal Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the U. T. College of Veterinary Medicine.







Gigi Wood Davis, D.O. graduated from Harding University in Searcy, AR, and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. Dr. Davis is board certified by The American Academy of Family Practice and owns her own family practice in Savannah, TN. She has been on the medical staff at Hardin Medical Center since 1991.






Larry Hinton is a life-long resident of Hardin County.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from UT Martin and is a paramedic with 15 years experience, currently employed by Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.  Mr. Hinton was an elected member of the Hardin County Commission for 12 years.  During that time, he was an appointed advisor to the Hardin Medical Center Board for a number of years.  Mr. Hinton has also served on the governing boards of a number of county organizations.