Yearly Archives: 2024

“Delivering on the promise:” Regional One Health Cancer Care helps patients like Nathan McCormack get back to the life they love

When Nathan McCormack was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he needed a complex surgical procedure that isn't available at all hospitals. As an academic medical center, Regional One Health Cancer Care was able to offer the care Nathan needed. Surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer led a team that successfully operated on Nathan, [...]

2024-06-11T08:59:15-06:00June 11th, 2024|

Summer is here, and the heat is on – follow these expert tips from Regional One Health to prevent dangerous conditions like heatstroke

The high temperatures of a Mid-South summer can be dangerous if too much exposure leads to heatstroke or another heat-related illness. Our experts have advice that can help you and your loved ones stay safe. Make sure to wear loose clothing, stay hydrated, and take plenty of breaks to cool down, and to get [...]

2024-06-06T13:28:40-06:00June 11th, 2024|

Memphis Magazine honors Regional One Health providers on 2024 “Top Doctors” list

Memphis Magazine is honoring Regional One Health physicians in various specialties on its prestigious 2024 "Top Doctors" list. Our physicians provide lifesaving, life-changing care to our patients every day, allowing Regional One Health to advance access to world-class care in the Mid-South. At Regional One Health, physicians in a comprehensive list of specialties provide [...]

2024-06-10T07:55:04-06:00June 10th, 2024|

“It’s like night and day:” Hyperbaric therapy allowed Hector to embrace life rather than brace himself for pain and discomfort

After radiation treatment for prostate cancer, Hector Torres experienced painful bleeding in the bladder due to tissue damage. It kept him from enjoying travel, favorite hobbies and day-to-day activities - until he receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy at Regional One Health. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps patients grow new blood vessels, which promotes healing for radiation damage, [...]

2024-05-28T07:28:24-06:00June 4th, 2024|

A new type of healing, supported by Apple: Biotech startup SweetBio and VC firm VamosVentures receive funding through Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

SweetBio, a participant in the Center for Innovation, developed a Manuka Honey-based product for wound healing. Apple Stories chronicled the journey of brother-and-sister entrepreneurs Kayla Rodriguez Graff and Isaac Rodriguez and their goal of improving wound care for all patients. This article originally appeared as part of Apple Stories at in 2021. Startup [...]

2024-05-30T08:12:05-06:00May 30th, 2024|

Novel Bioengineered Collagen with Manuka Honey and Hydroxyapatite Sheet for the Treatment of Lower Extremity Chronic Wounds in an Urban Hospital Wound Care Setting

This article appeared in the publication Wounds in January 2023. Isaac Rodriguez, Alejandra Alvarez, Cara Massey, LaDawn Miller, Rene Rannou, Martin Croce, Tony Alleman Abstract Introduction. A novel BCMH sheet has been shown to achieve improved wound closure rates in chronic and acute wounds when compared with SOC. Objective. This retrospective evaluation assessed chronic wound closure rates [...]

2024-05-30T07:54:43-06:00May 30th, 2024|

Memphis Business Journal Table of Experts: Regional One Health Chief Innovation Officer joins a conversation on innovations in health care

Alejandra Alvarez, Chief Innovation Officer at Regional One Health, spoke to the Memphis Business Journal about innovation in health care. Alvarez discussed how Regional One Health's Center for Innovation created a platform to cultivate and inspire innovation, and how that can benefit patients everywhere. This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal in [...]

2024-06-04T09:06:44-06:00May 30th, 2024|

Dr. Tony Alleman, a leader in hyperbaric medicine, joins NASA group to study risk of decompression sickness among astronauts

Dr. Tony Alleman, Regional One Health medical director for wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, has been invited to join a NASA work group studying issues related to decompression sickness in athletes. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the only known cure for decompression sickness, and Dr. Alleman is one of the nation's leading experts in the [...]

2024-05-29T09:28:53-06:00May 29th, 2024|

Fellowship-trained urologic oncologists add to Regional One Health’s cancer treatment expertise with compassionate, individualized care

Regional One Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Ava Saidian and Dr. Nikhil Gopal, both fellowship-trained urologic oncologists, to our team of expert providers. Dr. Saidian and Dr. Gopal treat prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, penile and adrenal cancers. As specialists, they provide patients with the most advanced level of care, which can lead to better [...]

2024-05-14T13:12:53-06:00May 23rd, 2024|
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