Johnson City physician and 1988 Milligan alum Dr. Ron Blackmore serves part-time as medical director. He is a family physician at Blue Ridge Family Medicine and as chairman of the board of State of Franklin Healthcare Associates in Johnson City. Blackmore received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Milligan. In addition, he has served on numerous international mission trips. He is board certified in Family Medicine.