News and Events2017-05-03T07:36:57-06:00

Experts are warning of a tough allergy season, so visit your doctor to get ahead of the sniffling and sneezing

By Theresa Woodard, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health Spring is a beautiful time of year, but it can be a difficult time for people with chronic or seasonal allergies. As everything starts blooming, environmental allergies begin to flare up due to tree pollen, flower pollen, grasses and molds. Dr. Theresa Woodard can help patients enjoy the beauty of spring without the misery of allergies. Unfortunately, news reports say this spring [...]

March 25th, 2019|

Regional One Health Foundation’s Allen Horton earns Certified Fund Raising Executive designation

Allen Horton, Regional One Health Foundation development officer, has earned the prestigious Certified Fund Raising Executive credential from CFRE International. The honor recognizes his accountability to donors, professionalism and commitment to making a positive difference. Allen Horton, development officer with the Regional One Health Foundation, joined elite company by earning his Certified Fund Raising Executive credential. CFRE International has set the standards for professionalism, confidence and ethics in the fundraising field since [...]

March 20th, 2019|

Neonatologist Dr. Parul Zaveri found friends and support – plus a way to help Regional One Health

When neonatologist Parul Zaveri, MD moved to Memphis in 2016 to work in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Regional One Health, she faced the challenges of many young professionals: meeting like-minded friends, finding good childcare, getting the scoop on which restaurants are worth trying. Dr. Zaveri not only found a way to meet those needs, she turned it into a way to help others. She helped form a group for female physicians [...]

March 19th, 2019|

Megan Williams from Regional One Health’s ONE Health earns prestigious Vanguard Award from American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Regional One Health’s Megan Williams, MSN, RN, CNL has proven herself to be an invaluable resource for vulnerable Memphians thanks to her role as Project Manager for the ONE Health complex care initiative. Now, she’s being honored nationally for her work. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Commission on Nurse Certification named Williams as an Honorable Mention Recipient for its Clinical Nurse Leader Vanguard Award during February’s Clinical Nurse Leader Summit [...]

March 12th, 2019|

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 the road to recovery. Kevin Newman sits atop the 2004 Harley Davidson Road King motorcycle he was driving when [...]

March 11th, 2019|

“They’ve given me faith:” Regional One Health helps Douglas Gordon see a brighter future

When Douglas Gordon first met Betty Joyce Elkins at Regional One Health, a struggle with addiction had brought him to a point where he wasn’t taking care of himself.  “I’d lost jobs, lost friends, I was homeless, my family was saying, ‘We’re about done with you,’” Gordon said. “I was afraid I’d get so sick I wouldn’t be able to recover, and I didn’t want that for myself.” What he wanted was simple: A [...]

March 5th, 2019|

“All of us deserve the best chance of survival:” Suzana Lightman supports Regional One Health’s lifesaving care

Suzana Lightman knows tragedy can strike in an instant, and that it can happen to anyone. It’s a sobering notion, but one she uses as a force for good. Suzana learned that lesson on what started as a happy, relaxing evening. She and husband Michael had invited friends over and were hanging out in a backyard treehouse, where Michael had recently installed a commercial-grade zip line. Suzana Lightman was introduced to Regional One [...]

March 4th, 2019|

For Kanika Armour, pregnancy was a time of joy and excitement thanks to Dr. Danielle Tate at Regional One Health

When Kanika Armour learned she was pregnant with her first baby, she had a lot of questions: what to expect, whether she was having a boy or girl, how to avoid an epidural or C-section. That’s natural for a first-time mom, and Kanika and husband Robert Sr. wanted the kind of personalized care that would make their experience special. Kanika’s mother-in-law urged them to visit Regional One Health, where she helps deliver babies as [...]

March 1st, 2019|

Take heart: Your primary care doctor can start you on the path to cardiovascular health

By Theresa Woodard, MD, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health February’s American Heart Month is a great time take charge of your cardiovascular health, and a primary care physician like our team at Harbor of Health is a great resource to start with. We can determine your risk of cardiovascular disease through a routine exam and testing, and can recommend lifestyle changes, prescribe medications and refer you to a specialist if needed. [...]

February 26th, 2019|
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