Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dan Case

Dan Case may be 82-years-old, but that doesn’t stop him from riding his bicycle from his home to many destinations around Midtown Memphis. Dan believes in ecologically friendly modes of transportation. He also believes in giving back to society. One way he does that is by supporting Regional One Health Foundation. Dan has grown [...]

2019-01-04T15:37:15-06:00September 30th, 2016|

Geraldine Sanders

Thirty-four years ago, Geraldine Sanders suddenly received terrifying news. Her mother, who worked in a large commercial laundry, had caught her arm in a press and been badly burned. She was treated at what was then called John Gaston Hospital, and Geraldine never forgot the professionalism of the staff as they cared for her [...]

2019-01-04T15:37:59-06:00September 25th, 2016|

Fall Prevention Tips

Regional One Health is celebrating Fall Prevention Awareness Day on September 22, the first day of fall, to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. The National Council on Aging designated this year’s theme as  Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016. Regional One Health works with area senior centers providing education about fall prevention and motivating [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:35-06:00September 21st, 2016|

Inaugural ONE Round Golf Classic

A round of thanks to our generous sponsors of the inaugural ONE Round Golf Classic held on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the beautiful Spring Creek Ranch. The event was a huge success with guest appearances from professional golfers Will Hogue, Ally McDonald and Michelle McGann. This annual fundraiser provides support for life-saving care and [...]

2019-01-04T15:49:22-06:00September 15th, 2016|

HIV Get Down Campaign

Brandon’s eye-catching masterpiece is a 60-yard-long mural on the side of the Diversified Conveyors building at 960 S. Bellevue in South Memphis. The project was huge, and Brandon donated a portion of his time to make sure the mural would have the greatest possible impact. Volunteering his time is typical of this native Memphian. [...]

2019-01-04T15:47:21-06:00September 10th, 2016|

CEO named to Becker’s Hospital Review list

Congratulations to Dr. Reginald Coopwood, president and CEO of Regional One Health, for being named on Becker's Hospital Review's 2016 edition of its list of 110 Physician Leaders to Know. The list includes presidents and CEOs of hospitals and health systems who also hold medical degrees. All recipients have demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers, [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:35-06:00September 8th, 2016|

Mildred Richards

“Being told you’re HIV positive is life changing,” Mildred says. “From the moment I received that diagnosis, I ceased to see myself as myself. I became this virus and everything that was associated with it. I felt guilty; I felt ashamed; I felt like I was disgusting.” Mildred had just had a baby, who [...]

2019-01-04T15:46:34-06:00September 5th, 2016|

Feature Story: Power Over HIV, Part 2

"Get Down" — Power Over HIV “Medical advances have progressed HIV/ AIDS from being a terminal disease to a chronic disease,” says Dr. John Norwood, an infectious diseases physician and medical director of the center. “Patients used to take multiple pills every day, but now they only have to take one, and it’s more [...]

2019-01-04T15:45:08-06:00September 2nd, 2016|

Feature Story: Power Over HIV, Part 1

“Being HIV-positive is no longer a death sentence,” says Gwen Reese. “There may not be a cure yet, but life-changing treatments are now available.” Gwen is director the of clinical services at the Adult Special Care Center at Regional One Health. The center strives to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of those living [...]

2019-01-04T15:40:13-06:00September 1st, 2016|