Jerry began his career in healthcare as an Emergency Medical Technician
in Georgia. He has worked in patient care in both inpatient and emergency
department. His practice management experience includes Urgent Care, Internal
Medicine, Family Practice, Surgical Oncology and Rheumatology. He has
overseen the operations of a physician office laboratory (POL), dealing
with CLIA and COLA.
Since joining the UPA, Jerry has been involved in negotiating managed care
contracts, membership, credentialing and with clinical integration.
Jerry and his wife, Darlene live in Knoxville, TN. They have 2 sons, a
daughter and a grandson. Jerry and Darlene enjoy traveling and always
looking for an adventure everywhere they go. Jerry enjoys hiking, biking
Jerry Willis can be reached via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 865-670-6725.