TOPS Board of Directors


Jill Gilbert, MD
Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
Dr. Gilbert joined the Vanderbilt Oncology Program in 2006 and since then has continued her work in head and neck clinical trial investigation. In 2009 she became the Program Director of the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at Vanderbilt where she was selected to participate in the ASCO Leadership Development Program. Dr. Gilbert has chaired the Career Development Subcommittee of the Professional Development Committee and now chairs the Oncology Training Program Committee. She is co-Chair of the Pre-ASCO Symposium, which targets medical educator professional development, and has been appointed to the Medical Oncology Subspecialty Board of the ABIM. 


W. Charles Penley, MD
Tennessee Oncology, PLLC

Immediate Past President

Gregg C. Shepard, MD
Tennessee Oncology, PLLC
Gregg Shepard, MD, is a medical oncologist with Tennessee Oncology, PLLC. He is board certified in medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Shepard received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and completed his residency and fellowship at Wake Forest University Medical Center.

Dr. Shepard is the immediate past president of the Tennessee Oncology Practice Society.


Kathy McGee,
Tennessee Oncology, PLLC


Jamison D. Chandler,
The West Clinic, PC

Fellows Liaisons

Richard Martin, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
Jason Porter, MD
The West Clinic, PC


Dana Cardin, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Jack William Erter III, MD
Tennessee Oncology, PLLC
Anthony A. Meluch, MD
Tennessee Oncology, PLLC
Benton M. Wheeler, MD
The West Clinic, PC

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