Dr. Altha Stewart has enjoyed many big career achievements, and her latest is creating the Center for Youth Advocacy and Well-Being. It serves as a therapeutic alternative for working with young people who commit delinquent or criminal behaviors, instead of seeing only one solution for addressing those actions. “We know that a more effective approach… Read More
Publisher: Memphis Business Journal
Her experience coupled with her established presence within the community led to Turner Construction Co. hiring Clay in May as the company’s community and citizenship program senior specialist for its Memphis office. New York-based Turner is one of the largest general contractors operating in the Memphis area. The firm has 44 offices across the U.S.,… Read More
Here are the finalists in the Health Care Providers-Physicians category of the 2023 Health Care Heroes. Dr. Jim Bailey, Robert S. Pearce Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine and professor, Medicine and Preventive Medicine, UTHSC: With 40 years in the field, Dr. Jim Bailey provides adult primary care, trains doctors and researchers, contributes to population health… Read More
Crystal Martin Walker Assistant professor, College of Nursing, UTHSC; advanced practice nurse, Regional One Health Studying in South Africa in 2006 to learn about health promotion in communities of people living with HIV, Crystal Martin Walker immediately knew that she wanted to work in HIV care back in the U.S.
Doctors, nurses, and other health care practitioners are there at some of the best and worst moments of our lives — when babies are born, when pain is relieved, when we learn our loved ones are gravely ill or have died. We place our physical and mental burdens into their care. We place our trust… Read More
Teresa Hartnett Senior associate dean of Finance and Administration, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Seeing the powerful impact of education on people’s lives, Teresa Hartnett loves that her role supports the education of future doctors and health care professionals “who will help take care of all of us.”
The University of Memphis will be seeking a new CFO and COO, while the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is gaining an experienced higher education executive this fall. Five years after joining the U of M, Raaj Kurapati is moving over to UTHSC to become that institution’s executive vice chancellor and COO.
Dr. Reginald Coopwood has a vision for Regional One Health. The Shelby County Commission passed a wheel tax increase on Wednesday, June 28, as a way to help fund $350 million worth of upgrades for Regional One. But Coopwood, the hospital’s president and CEO since 2010, has his sights set on an even bigger goal.… Read More