Dr. Regan Williams, medical director of trauma services at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and pediatric faculty member for University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said the increase in pediatric firearm injuries “hangs heavy on the hearts” of the hospital’s staff.
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After a national search, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital announced Thursday, Dec. 7, interim president and surgeon-in-chief Dr. Trey Eubanks is its new president. “Le Bonheur is an incredibly special place, and all the people who work here show up every day to do what’s right for kids,” said Eubanks, who’s also chief of pediatric surgery… Read More
“Each of the last two years, we’ve had 1,400 patients come in from gun violence, and this year, we’re on pace to break that, which is really unthinkable,” said Kerwin, who’s also chief of the Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care at the nearby University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.
In many ways, says the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack, Thanksgiving is the, well, kickoff to a season of disastrous eating habits for people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Two doctors who trained at Regional One Health’s trauma center later returned to take leadership roles at the hospital. Dr. Martin Croce, Regional One Health’s senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Dr. Andrew James Kerwin, chief of trauma, trained at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center, then left to pursue roles elsewhere. They both later returned… Read More
Commissioners are still assembling a list of priorities they want accomplished in the Tennessee General Assembly’s next session, which begins in January. It is the second state legislative agenda for the current group of commissioners who began their four-year term in September 2022.
Jacob Likes remembers watching football with his father every weekend growing up. He reminisced on how they’d play the NCAA 2004 Football video game and throw the ball around in the backyard. Now, Likes is the one people watch play football. Likes also refers to himself as a nerd, and that is credited to his… Read More
The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is hosting a sickle cell disease boot camp through Friday, Nov. 3, in which nurses from around the world will learn about the illness.