Bruce D. White, DO, JD, Director

Of Counsel 
Moody Whitfield & Castellarin
Nashville, Tennessee 37205

  • BSPharm (honors), University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
  • JD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • DO, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
  • MS, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
  • Pediatrics Residency, University of Louisville and Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, University of Chicago Medical Center MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Chicago, Illinois
  • Certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member of the Tennessee Bar

Larry W. Bridgesmith, JD

Adjunct Professor of Law
Coordinator, Program on Law and Innovation
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

  • BA (honors), Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • JD (high honors), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Graduate Certificate in Mediation, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ethics, Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
  • Member of the Michigan and Tennessee Bars
  • Co-chair, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Task Force on Health Care
  • Co-chair American Bar Association Dispute Resolution International Committee Task Force on Complex Disputes
  • Fellow, International Academy of Mediators

Charlene M. Grove, BSN, MS, RN

Clinical Nurse Manager, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
Barrow Neurological Institute
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

  • AA, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, California
  • BSN, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • MS, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

Kate Payne, BSN, JD, MA, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee 37232

  • BS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • BSN, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois
  • JD, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
  • MA (candidate), Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, University of Chicago Medical Center MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Chicago, Illinois

Stephanie I.M. Strickland, BSN, MS, RN, CNRN

Clinical Nurse Manager, Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit
Barrow Neurological Institute
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

  • RN Dip HE, Harrogate School of Nursing, Leeds University, Leeds, England
  • BSN, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • MS, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York