Patient Stories

A horrific accident left Kevin Newman in severe pain – but his wife’s love and Regional One Health’s care got him back on his feet

After five kids and 11 grandkids, Kevin and Yolanda Newman are used to working as a team. When a New Year’s Eve motorcycle accident left Kevin with life-threatening injuries, he needed Yolanda’s love and support more than ever – and that, along with the care he received at Regional One Health, has him on [...]

2019-03-01T06:56:16-06:00March 11th, 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|

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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