Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC, provides effective and efficient Medical Examiner and forensic pathology services. We employ a team of highly specialized experts who consistently meet the highest standards in the profession.


Feng Li M.D., J.D., Ph.D

Chief Executive Officer
and Chief Medical Examiner for Davidson County
Michael joined Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC in the fall of 2010. He has over 30 years experience in a career devoted to contracting with private companies, and foreign and domestic governments, at all levels, for the provision of healthcare services. He has served in senior legal and business development roles for public companies operating medical-surgical and psychiatric hospitals and providing managed healthcare plans. Most recently he served for ten years as CEO of a public company providing correctional healthcare under outsourcing models. Michael graduated from Emory University College with honors and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and School of Foreign Service with distinction. He is a member of the California and Tennessee State Bar Associations.

James Farris Ed. D.

Vice President for
Business Development
Nashville location
Jim joined Forensic Medical Management Services in April of 2011.  He has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare field.  Recently he served as the Chief Development Officer for a large multispecialty oncology practice.  Jim has served in leadership positions in academic medicine, for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals and a private medical practice.  He also serves as an adjunct Professor at Cumberland University.   Jim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University and his Doctorate of Education and his Masters of Science degrees from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Matt Martin, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Nashville location
Mr. Martin joined the Company in May of 2010. He is responsible for the company's accounting and financial operations. Matt is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.

Adam Howell

Director of Information Technology
Nashville location
Adam has been with Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC for over 8 years and has over 12 years experience in the Information Technology field. He has been instrumental in the growth of our organization's technological needs. He is responsible for managing, maintaining, and directing the organization's network infrastructure and telecommunications systems as well as supporting the technology needs for Nashville, Memphis, Beaumont, and Tyler locations.

Bill Leftwich

Director of Human Resources
Nashville location
Bill has been with Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC for 7 years. Bill is responsible for managing the overall provision of human resources services, policies, and programs for the Nashville and Memphis locations. Bill works closely with outside vendors to coordinate employee benefits and employment law practices; organizational planning and development, recruitment, orientation and training, employee relations, safety and health, and employee services. Bill is a member of The Society for Human Resource Management.

Denise Martin, B.S., D-ABMDI

Director of Investigations
Nashville location
Mrs. Martin has been with Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC for over 9 years. Denise has previously worked as a Forensic Technician and a Medicolegal Death Investigator. She has served as both the Director of Technical Services and Director of Investigations during her career. As Director for Investigations and Technical Services, Denise oversees the 24/7 department of 10 Medicolegal Death Investigators as well as providing managerial support to the Technical Department. Denise has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master's of Criminal Justice.

Lisa Robison

Director of Administrative
and Clerical Services
Nashville location
Mrs. Robison has been with Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC since its beginning in 1997, and served as the Assistant to the State Medical Examiner from 1998 to 2012.  Lisa is responsible for the clerical functions of the Nashville office and works closely with the State Health Department, State Vital Records, as well as many Tennessee County Medical Examiners and their investigators.

Larry Barker, A. A.

Mortuary Science, Chief Autopsy Technician
Nashville location
Larry has been with Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC for 9 years and manages the entire technical services department at the Nashville location. Larry is a graduate of John A. Gupton School with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science.