Tag: MidSouth

The Call to Renita

The Phone Call Every Police Officer's Spouse Dreads On February 13, Renita Couch of Southaven got the phone call every police officer's spouse dreads, her husband, Derrick, a police officer in Clarksdale, Mississippi, had been shot by a robbery suspect. INSTANTLY, EVERYTHING SEEMED SO SURREAL. THEY TOLD US HE WAS BEING AIRLIFTED TO REGIONAL [...]

2019-02-05T16:49:54-06:00June 1st, 2017|

Volunteers: ONE Club Women’s Auxiliary

One of the founding members, Alison Barton knows first hand how vital the hospital system is to our community. “When my dad was miles away at the brink of death,” says Alison, “we knew we had to get him to Regional One Health, the ONE place that could save his life!” Alison and many [...]

2019-01-04T15:31:21-06:00October 20th, 2016|

Volunteers: Young Leadership Board

Since 2011, young professionals with a passion for the Mid-South have served as community advocates for Regional One Health, bringing new ideas and perspectives. This group of young volunteers began by hosting a series of informal social events to raise money for the hospital. This initiative grew and eventually led to the creation of Regional [...]

2019-01-04T15:31:56-06:00October 15th, 2016|

Volunteers: Johnson Auxiliary

Johnson Auxiliary Director Barbara Bowling says volunteers, like those pictured above, are our everyday heroes. “Through their gift of time, talents and resources, volunteers promote and further the overall health and welfare of the entire community.” How it all began While attending a women’s health workshop that included a tour of the former City of [...]

2019-01-04T15:35:08-06:00October 5th, 2016|

Investing in a Brighter Future: Part 1

Thanks to generous supporters like you, Regional One Health Foundation funded the pilot for a new Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program. The program is playing a critical role in helping at-risk youth escape violence and poverty to pursue better, more positive opportunities. As the Medical Director of the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One [...]

2019-01-04T15:36:43-06:00October 1st, 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|

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|

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|
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