Monthly Archives: February 2019

“What’s more important than saving someone’s life?” Personal experiences, love of community drive Jennifer Hobson to support Regional One Health

Jennifer Hobson is passionate about many things: her family, her community, her pets, the game of tennis. She is also devoted to pouring that positive energy into volunteer work, which led her to the Regional One Health Foundation, where she is currently working with co-chair Suzana Lightman to plan the ONE Night fundraising gala. [...]

2019-02-19T12:48:32-06:00February 25th, 2019|

The heart of a lion: Samir Alniswan is conquering devastating injuries with courage and expert care at the Firefighters Burn Center

On the day he is discharged from the hospital, Samir Alniswan wears a black shirt emblazoned with the face of lion. It’s an image that conjures up many meanings: Power. Strength. Courage. After Samir Alniswan was burned over 60 percent of his body, Firefighters Burn Center specialists like Ram Velamuri, MD saved his [...]

2019-02-18T15:44:15-06:00February 22nd, 2019|

At Regional One Health’s Center for Innovation, disruptive thinking is solving problems and improving care

Disruptive thinking. Invention. Mending what’s broken. Where would this world be today without entrepreneurs? Memphis is on the national map for entrepreneurism. We have business incubators and accelerators, music visionaries and artists in all forms. Memphis also cradles an increasing number of healthcare and medical-treatment innovators who are working to overcome today’s predicament that [...]

2019-03-20T13:20:02-06:00February 13th, 2019|

Once fragile babies born far too soon, the Glozier triplets are now thriving young adults thanks to the Regional One Health NICU

Every day is a chance to get better. This phrase sits on 18-year-old Abbie Glozier’s Facebook timeline, but it has much deeper meaning to her and her family than a simple social media post. Nearly two decades ago, Regional One Health’s NICU team welcomed first-born Abbie into the world. She weighed just a [...]

2019-03-06T10:45:14-06:00February 13th, 2019|

The Hall family celebrates four miracles and many reasons to keep the laughter going thanks to Regional One Health

Jennifer Farrell has the gift of making people around her laugh. A warm and jovial person, she frequently joins in with her own laughter. Her candor and wit are her superpowers, her saving grace that pulls her through complicated times. She and her babies have overcome numerous complications — more than most of us [...]

2019-02-18T08:24:58-06:00February 13th, 2019|

A spirit that won’t be crushed: Laura Spradlin is living her “hoop dreams” thanks to Regional One Health’s trauma specialists

The Ouachita Baptist University Tigers have on their women’s basketball roster a young Memphian who has defied dozens of odds. After a tough tryout that the coach was reluctant to even offer, the team accepted Laura Spradlin as a walk-on player. This was just two years after Laura and her parents didn’t even [...]

2019-02-18T08:24:09-06:00February 12th, 2019|
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