Publisher: Memphis Magazine


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Triaging the Nursing Shortage

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Nurses are the lifeblood of healthcare, but that blood supply has been at crisis-level for some time. If left untreated, the shortage could have dire consequences for the industry and for patients. The reasons for the shortage — from inconvenient shift hours to the threat of physical violence from patients angry about government mandates —… Read More


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Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis: July 9th-11th

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“Memphis 2021” artists take us into the next decade as Playhouse on the Square rolls out a winning performance from the last — plus a summer market and a silent movie.


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Top Doctor: Dr. Claudette Shephard

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An associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Claudette Shephard is a gynecologist at Regional One Health. Her medical degree is from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California, and her internship and residency were… Read More


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The Memphians Cracking the Covid-19 Code

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As 2021 dawns, COVID-19 still ravages the land, and Memphis is in much the same straits as the rest of America. In mid-December, the time of this writing, the Shelby County Health Department reported record high case rates for practically every consecutive week in the past month and half. We’ve averaged more than 500 new… Read More


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MLK50, Dr. Kennard Brown

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As executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Kennard Brown believes UT “has a social responsibility to offer everybody an equal opportunity to contribtue to the greater good.”


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Dr. Claudette Shephard, Top Doctor 2015

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After graduating from Loma Linda University in California, this former New Yorker landed in Memphis, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where she pursued a fellowship in her area of interest. That interest was pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and at the time, only three schools offered programs in that field.