Leslie Cole, M.D – Board Certified Addiction Medicine
Leslie Collins Cole, M.D., completed medical school and residency, with subsequent board certification in internal medicine, at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She practiced inpatient and outpatient internal medicine after training. From 2003 until 2013 she served as the Medical Director for the Charles Bass Correctional Complex and the Medical Director for the Tennessee Prison for Women. In 2013 she began working with outpatient opioid treatment,becoming certified in addiction medicine, as well. She enjoys her family, mindfulness meditation, painting, writing and joking.
Jeremy Pinyard, M.D.
Jeremy Pinyard, M.D graduated from Saint George’s University College of Medicine, and practices in adult Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He hails from New Jersey, and has been in Nashville since 2015. He came to Cedar Recovery looking to make a lasting positive impact in the lives of patients struggling with addiction and dependence to opioids.
“My great joy is being able to participate in and change the lives of patients and family members affected by opioids.”
Trent Hughes – Chief Clinical Officer
Trent completed his Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling and he is currently pursuing his PhD in clinical counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. Since 2010, Trent has been providing treatment and intensive group therapy for substance abuse individuals and their families. He holds licensure as an LPC-MHSP and he is the Clinical Director at Cedar Recovery Center of Middle Tennessee, where he continues his work against addiction.
“Being part of the journey with my patients as they transition from loneliness and despair of addiction to the hope and freedom of recovery is an amazing experience — especially when they are uncertain change was possible in the first place.”
Lori is completing her Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. Since 2016, Lori has been providing treatment for substance abuse individuals and their families. She is passionate about building a connection with her clients to help guide them through the recovery process. Outside of work, Lori enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, traveling and spending time with her family.
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending” – Carl Bard