Lisa Clunie, MD
CEO of the Harrison County Hospital
Dr. Lisa Clunie was selected to be part of the health board in September, 2023, after the retirement of long-time board member, Dr. Lance Richards. In February, 2024, the County Commissioners appointed her to be the Health Officer.
Dr. Clunie was born and raised in Harrison County, graduating from North Harrison High School. She earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed internship and residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
She joined Harrison County Hospital’s medical staff in 2004. In addition to being a board-certified family physician, she served as the chief of the medical staff, chief of the emergency department, chief of medicine, and a member of the medical staff peer review committee. She chaired the Infection Control Committee, and led the hospital’s pandemic management team with the development and implementation of COVID-19 protocols.
In January, 2022, She was appointed to the position of Harrison County Hospital's CEO upon the retirement of Steve Taylor, who led the hospital for 33 years.
“As a born and raised resident of Harrison County, serving this community is important to me," she said. Her work at the hospital and as a member of the health board underscores this philosophy.
Bruce Burton, MD
Dr. Burton was confirmed to the health board in July, 2010.
He was born in Woodville, Texas; his father is a retired Family Medicine doctor and his mother is a community organizer. He attended Baylor University in Waco, majoring in chemistry. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School in Dallas in 1978. He completed the Family Practice residency training program in Louisville, Kentucky in 1981. In 1989 he became qualified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Burton has now retired from his office practice as well as from his position as Medical Director of the Kindred Health and Rehabilitation Services center in Corydon.
He and his wife, Joan, like to garden and they are active in the Louisville Ethnic Dancers, where they first met. Joan is a retired RN and an avid Master Gardener. She is an active member of the Kentuckiana Herb Society, and Bruce loves her culinary skills.
Attorney Chris Byrd was appointed to the health board in April of 2018 after the retirement of long-time board member, Maurice Fisher. Chris was admitted to the Indiana State Bar in 2002, the Kentucky State Bar in 2003, and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Sharon Christie, DVM
Dr. Christie joined the health board in June of 2015. She is originally from New Jersey, but her family moved to Indiana when she was a teen. She attended North Harrison High School in Ramsey and is a 1987 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has a special interest in equine medicine and been on staff with the Corydon Animal Hospital since 2002 and with Smith Animal Clinic since 2013.
Jeremy McKim, NRP,CCEMT-P, FP-C
Mr. McKim was appointed to the Health Board in February, 2024. He is currently in his first term as the Harrison County Coroner. He serves as the Director of EMS for the Harrison County Hospital. He has been EMS Certified for 30 years, and a licensed Paramedic for 24 years. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors for a number of community and state organizations.
Ryan Apple, Superintendant of Lanesville Community Schools
Dr. Apple was appointed to the Health Board in February, 2024.
He is a long-time resident of Harrison County, graduating from Corydon Central High School in 2000. Currently, he is the superintendent of Lanesville Community School Corporation, where he was also principal for two years and assistant principal for a year prior to that. Before coming to Lanesville, he was the assistant principal at New Albany High School for five years, director of alternative education at West Clark Community School Corporation for two years, and a teacher within West Clark for nine years.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Indiana State University, Master of Science in Human Resources Development from Indiana State University, a Master of Education in School Administration and Supervision from Indiana State University, an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of the Cumberlands, and a Doctor of Education in School Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands. Dr. Apple currently lives in Corydon with his wife, Megan (Bates), and their three sons, Royce, Sawyer, and Shepherd.
Dawn Durbin, DDS
Dr. Durbin was confirmed to the Health Board in February, 2024. She is a proud graduate of Providence High School and the Indiana University School of Dentistry. She has lived in Harrison County since 2006. Since establishing her own private practice here in 2000, she has been dedicated to providing exceptional patient-centered dental care to the community with a focus on bio-compatible dentistry. Dr. Durbin is committed to exceptional patient care and finding ways to help make dental care......well......pleasant!
Ms. Sherman was confirmed to the Health Board in February, 2024. She has worked at the long-rooted Corydon law firm, currently Simpson Colin LLC, where she researches real estate titles. She is married, with two adult children and two young grandsons.
When asked to be member of the Harrison County Health Board as a representative from the general public, she said, "I fondly remembered a member who previously served and was totally dedicated and passionate about the position. So, I consented as being up for the challenge."