Lucy Shaw-Henderson, B.P.S, M.B.A., is a senior-level executive in Memphis with more than 30 years of experience in progressive leadership roles culminating in a position as president and CEO of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, (The MED), a major academic medical center. During her tenure at The MED, she pioneered one of the first joint venture managed care organizations in Tennessee with the University of Tennessee. Lucy’s expertise is in visionary leadership training, health and wellness, the provision of safety net health services, and community health and wellness. Since leaving her CEO position 18 years ago, she has been an entrepreneur consulting with companies seeking strategic repositioning and cultural makeovers. She has practiced as a Naturopath, written inspirational and motivational books, and pastored a church. She continues to travel nationally, working with clients as a Transformational Life Coach, and writes a weekly newspaper column titled Living the Life You Love to Live. She is also an experienced and dynamic educator, having taught high school and college courses, and recently completed the development and teaching of a master’s level course, Bridges to Health for Physician Assistants, for Christian Brothers University in Memphis. Lucy is excited to be one of the co-authors of Bridges to Health and Healthcare: New Solutions for Improving Access and Services.