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Le Bonheur welcomes new CRPC coordinator
Brandi Willis is Le Bonheur’s newest Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center (CRPC) outreach coordinator. Willis joined Le Bonheur in 2012 as a nurse in the Emergency Department and has worked with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare since 2006. Willis will educate and train adult hospitals throughout the state on ways to care for the unique needs of pediatric patients.
Jonesboro clinic adds neurologist, cardiologist
Le Bonheur Neurologist Elena Caron, MD, and Cardiologist Kelvin Lee, MD, are seeing patients at Le Bonheur’s Jonesboro, Ark., clinic. Caron will see neurology patients on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, and Lee will see cardiology patients on the third Monday of each month, in addition to existing Cardiology clinic hours on the first and fourth Thursdays of each month. Appointments can be made through Le Bonheur Connect at 1-866-870-5570.
National Green & Healthy Homes Initiative to support Le Bonheur’s high-risk asthma patients
Le Bonheur Children’s has been selected as one of five health care organizations to receive services addressing the medical, housing/environmental and medical-legal needs of asthma patients and families. A federal grant awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) and the Calvert Foundation will help provide services. Through the project, Le Bonheur’s CHAMP (Changing High-Risk Asthma in Memphis through Partnership) program will receive technical assistance over a seven-month period to assess the feasibility of using an innovative, Pay for Success model to address conditions that contribute to asthma. The GHHI/Calvert Foundation program is also conducting asthma-related projects in Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Utah.
Arnold inducted into The American College of Psychiatry
Le Bonheur Psychiatrist Valerie Arnold, MD, was recently inducted into The American College of Psychiatry, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing continuing education and promoting the latest advances in psychiatry. Arnold serves as chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Le Bonheur, UTHSC organize neonatal medicine conference in Nepal
Le Bonheur Children’s Neonatology team helped organize the first International Conference of Neonatology, INCON BPKISH 2015, hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Dharan, Nepal, March 8-10, in collaboration with Nepal’s B.P. Koirala Institute of Health. The program, attended by more than 200 medical professionals from different parts of Nepal, covered a range of recent advances in neonatal medicine. Le Bonheur’s Chief of Neonatology Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD, chaired the conference.
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