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Andrew Fowler, M.D., FACC, cardiologist at The Chattanooga Heart Institute, discusses heart health with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Gene Marie Record, AGPCNP, of CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Ringgold, discusses the increase in respiratory and stomach illnesses in our area, treatments and prevention techniques.


Tonia Cox, M.D., FAAP, pediatrician at Pediatric Diagnostic Associates, discusses infant crying with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Angela Reich, MSN, WHNP-BC, and Angela Posey of CHI Memorial's MaryEllen Locher Breast Center discuss the importance of mammogram screenings with LaTrice Currie. CHI Memorial's mobile health coaches extend access to screening mammograms to residents in 35 counties across Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.


Krish Bhadra, M.D., interventional pulmonolgist, discusses lung cancer detection and treatment with WRCBtv's LaTrice Currie.


Tonia Cox, M.D., FAAP, pediatrician at Pediatric Diagnostic Associates, discusses safe infant sleeping with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


 Christopher M. Snyder, D.O., medical director of CHI Memorial Convenient Care - Cleveland discusses pneumonia symptoms and pneumonia vaccines with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Teresa Hambley, MSN-ED, MSN-APRN (NP-C), of CHI Memorial Convenient Care - Signal Mountain, discusses antibiotic resistance and tips for staying healthy during cold and flu season.


Deborah LaGoo, RN and certified diabetes educator, shares the importance of exercise and diet in managing Type 2 Diabetes.


Krish Bhadra, M.D., interventional pulmonologist, discusses lung cancer treatments with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Jason Reich, LPCC, mental health professional, discusses depression, anxiety, other mental health issues and the integrative medicine approach with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Bjorn Spoon, PA-C, with CHI Memorial Lung Care Associates discusses preventative and proactive steps for lung health including not smoking, pneumonia vaccine, exercise, allergies and asthma with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Robin Darling, clinical dietitian, discusses how to add pumpkin into your breakfast with pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin cream cheese.


CHI Memorial Radiologist Taylor Rowlett, M.D. discuses breast cancer risk factors, mammograms, tomosynthesis (3D imaging), breast MRI, breast ultrasounds and emerging imaging technology with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


 Vimal Ramjee, M.D., cardiologist with The Chattanooga Heart Institute, discusses sleep apnea and how it affects your heart with David Karnes on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


David Castrilli, M.D., with CHI Memorial Internal Medicine Associates - Chattanooga discusses cholesterol, exercise and healthy eating with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Tonia Cox, M.D., FAAP, pediatrician at Pediatric Diagnostic Associates, discusses the importance of influenza vaccine for children with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., urologist with CHI Memorial Chattanooga Urology Associates, discusses genomic testing for prostate cancer with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Casey Waddle, a nurse practitioner with with CHI Memorial Breast Care Associates, was only 33 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Casey now works with breast cancer survivors at CHI Memorial’s Cancer Risk and Survivorship Center. 


Judy Anderson, M.D., pediatrician with CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Chickamauga, discusses childhood obesity, sleep requirements, screen time and tips for helping children live healthier lifestyles.


Robin Darling, registered dietitation with CHI Memorial, discusses school lunch ideas with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You.


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., urologist at CHI Memorial Chattanooga Urology Associates, discusses Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing and prostate screening with David Karnes.


Cupping is is an effective therapeutic method with a history of over 2,000 years in China and is used to promote circulation, stop pain and swelling and increase range of motion. Other indications for cupping are headaches, dizziness, cough, asthma, indigestion, along with neck, shoulder and back pain.


Tonia R. Cox, M.D., FAAP, discusses back to school issues including screen time, physicals, sleep time, backpacks, flu shots and more with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Nathan B. Wyatt, M.D., neurologist on staff at CHI Memorial, discussed Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You. The segment aired July 13, 2016. 


Robin Darling, registered dietitation with CHI Memorial, discusses including fresh summer fruits and vegetables in your diet on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.


Robin Darling, registered dietitation with CHI Memorial, discusses the dangers of hidden sodium in the American diet on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.


Tona Munday, M.D., radiologist, was featured on WRCB tv's Eye On Health: Unique screening for scoliosis with LaTrice Currie. The segment aired June 16, 2016.


DeeAnn Champion, M.D., emergency medicine physician at CHI Memorial, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Chattanooga physicians say relying on internet to self-diagnose is a bad idea,” by Steve Johnson on June 16, 2016.


Matthew W. McClanahan, D.O., with CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates, appeared on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus Youwith Julie Edwards to discuss the effects of stress on your health. The segment aired June 13, 2016.


Owen Speer, D.O., primary care sports medicine specialist, at CHI Memorial Primary Care Associates – Hixson, offers non-surgical treatment options for muscle injuries.


Jessie Brown, NP, with CHI Memorial’s Cancer Risk and Survivorship Center talks with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You about Cancer Survivors Day which will be celebrated at Rees Skillern Cancer Institute on Sunday, June 5, 2015. 


Tonia Cox, M.D., pediatrician with CHI Memorial Pediatric Care Associates, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press Ask a Doctor, " Is it normal for my infant to sometimes stop breathing when he sleeps?" on May 31. 


Mark D. Anderson, M.D., infectious disease specialist with CHI Memorial Infectious Disease Associates, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Bacteria found in U.S. could become immune to all current antibiotics, health officials warn,” by Steve Johnson on May 28.


Matthew Kodsi, M.D., neurologist, and Jane Rawlston, stroke coordinator, discusses CHI Memorial's Stroke Program with David Karnes of WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Rhonda Poulson, chief nursing officer and vice president, clinical operations, and Haley McKinney, RN, were featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Nurses split on job satisfaction as some complain of burnout while others enjoy new roles," by Steve Johnson on May 22.


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., urologist at CHI Memorial, discusses robotic-assisted surgery for kidney tumor removal on WRCBtv’s Eye on Health with LaTrice Currie.


Paul Cornea, M.D., infectious disease specialist with CHI Memorial Infectious Disease Associates, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Tennesseans warned of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever threat," by Steve Johnson on May 16.


Jennifer Nicely, president of the CHI Memorial Foundation, was featured in Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Family donates to CHI Memorial to fight melanoma,” by Steve Johnson on May 12.


Cam Busch, founder of the The Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Lecture features the musical storytelling of Minton Sparks,” on May. 12


Angela Posey, CHI Memorial MaryEllen Locher Breast Center Outreach Coordinator, discusses the Hats Off to Breast Health program with Julie Edwards of WRCBtv's 3 Plus You on May 9.


Jason Reich, LPCC, of CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates, was featured in Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “CHI Memorial Medical adds Jason Reich for mental health,” on May 8. 


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., urologist with CHI Memorial Chattanooga Urology Associates, discusses kidney cancer diagnosis and treatment options with Julie Edwards of WRCBtv's 3 Plus You on April 28.


Bob Scheri, vice president of mission integration at CHI Memorial, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Experts: Make end-of-life decisions before you are too ill to do so,” by Steve Johnson on May 2.  


Celebrating Nurses Week 2016 at CHI Memorial

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Robin Darling, shares tips for hydration with James Howard on NewsChannel9's This N That on April 27.


Judith Anderson, M.D., pediatrician with CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Chickamauga, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Local health officials keep eye on Memphis measles outbreak,” by Steve Johnson on Apr. 27.


Jennifer Nicely, CHI Memorial Foundation president, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “5k raises funds, awareness for skin cancer,” by Gabrielle Chevalier on Apr. 27.


Tonia Cox, M.D., pediatrician with CHI Memorial Pediatric Care Associates, was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “ Ask a Doctor: What can I do to keep my kids from getting swimmer's ear?,” on Apr. 26.


Mark Anderson, M.D., infectious disease specialist with CHI Memorial Infectious Disease Associates was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Tennessee health officials don't think Zika virus is a serious threat locally," by Steve Johnson on Apr. 16.


Kathy Dittmar, vice president, oncology service line, talks with James Howard, on NewsChannel9's This N That on April 15.


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., shares kidney cancer surgery options on This N That with James Howard on April 14. 


CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga hosted the National Walking Day Proclamation event on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

 


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Ask a Doctor: What are the chances I will need dialysis after kidney surgery?," on Apr. 5.


CHI Memorial CEO Larry Schumacher was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Memorial Hospital's new CEO faces a challenge," by Steve Johnson, on Apr. 3.


CHI Memorial's Rees Skillern Cancer Center hosts the 2016 Cycliad kickoff on April 1. 

 

David Castrilli, M.D., was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "Tennessee's crackdown on prescription painkiller abuse making progress," by Steve Johnson, on Mar. 29. 


Nurse navigator Kim Shank, BSN, RN, OCN, discusses colon cancer screening.  WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports


Mary McKenzie, D.O. of CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates discusses flu-like symptoms. WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports


William Warren, M.D., FACC, a cardiologist with The Chattanooga Heart Institute, recently helped with chimpanzees' annual physicals at Chattanooga Zoo. WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports


CHI Memorial Registered Dietitian Robin Darling discusses healthy breakfast options with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You.


Robin Darling, registered dietitian with CHI Memorial, discusses healthy lunch options for families on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.


CHI Memorial Registered Dietitian Robin Darling discusses healthy dinner options with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You.


Robin Darling, registered dietitian with CHI Memorial, discusses healthy snack options for families on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.


Vincent Viscomi, M.D., CHI Memorial Regional Sleep Center Medical Director, discusses the effects of daylight savings time on sleep patterns, stages of sleep requirements as we age and snoring with Julie Edwards, host of WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Lisa McCluskey, vice president of CHI Memorial Marketing Communications, discusses activities to be offered at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson Family Health Expo with Jed Mescon on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Lisa McCluskey, vice president of marketing at CHI Memorial, discusses a free health expo to promote health and safety with James Howard on NewsChannel9’s This N That

 


CHI Memorial Foundation President Jennifer Nicely and Dr. Maurice Rawlings discuss a phone scam using MaryEllen Locher Breast Center’s name. CHI Memorial Foundation does not solicit donations by phone.


CHI Memorial was highlighted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, “Advances in genetics give doctors new tools to customize treatments for their patients,” by Steve Johnson on Feb. 28. 


V. Stephen Monroe, Jr., M.D., FACC, cardiologist with The Chattanooga Heart Institute, discusses cholesterol and heart disease with Jed Mescon on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You


Taylor Whaley, M.D., radiation oncologist on staff at CHI Memorial, discusses Brachtherapy on WRCBtv's Eye on Health with LaTrice Currie. 


Allan Lewis, director of cardiac rehab at CHI Memorial, discusses ejection fraction (EF), an important measurement in determining how well the heart is pumping out blood and how exercise can help prevent heart disease on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards. 




Lisa Carkner, M.D., FACC, a cardiologist with The Chattanooga Heart Institute, discusses women and heart disease with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Holly Harwell and Julie Brandao, co-chairs of CHI Memorial Foundations Pink! gala, were featured in NewsChannel 9's story about the gala.


Dr. John Gwin, medical director of CHI Memorial's Wound Healing Center, discusses hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment with Julie Edwards on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You.


Dr. Jeffrey Mullins, urologist with CHI Memorial Chattanooga Urology Associates, discusses metabolic screening for kidney stones on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.  


Jeffrey Mullins, M.D., urologist with CHI Memorial Chattanooga Urology Associates, shares information about the importance of PSA screening on WRCBtv's 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards.  


Cindy Scoggins with CHI Memorial Convenient Care in Cleveland, Tennessee joined Brian Smith on NewsChannel 9's This n That to discuss urgent care services offered at the practice on Jan. 29.


Jack Rutledge, M.D., director of CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care, discusses metabolic surgery options with Brian Smith on NewsChannel 9's This n That  on Jan. 19.


Jack Rutledge, M.D., director of CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care and co-director of CHI Memorial’s Surgical Weight Management Program was featured in Joe Morris' story, "A Pileup Of Epiphanies," East TN Medical News, Jan. 12.


Marissa Wilson, RN, of CHI Memorial appeared on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Julie Edwards to discussing bridging the pharmacy gap. Click here to access a Medication Resource Guide/Tip Sheet.

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CHI Memorial was highlighted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article,Memorial ranked top Chattanooga area hospital for patient satisfaction,” by Steve Johnson on Jan.7.


Larry Schumacher, CEO was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "New faces of leadership in 2015: Who's in and who's out in the past year?" The article was written by Dave Flessner and Alex Green. 


Matthew W. McClanahan, D.O., with CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates, appeared on WRCBtv’s 3 Plus You with Jed Mescon. The three-part series aired on Dec. 28, 29 and 30.






Kelly Tucker, RN, was interviewed by WTVC NewsChannel 9's Calvin Sneed for the Flood Water: Avoid it if you Can segment which aired on Dec. 29. 


Deborah Peavey was the recipient of NewsChannel 9's Pay It Forward, hosted by Sarah Jennings. Deborah and Jennifer Martin were featured in the segment on Dec. 28. 


Mark Anderson, M.D., was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press article, "AIDS Can Now be Controlled. But could it someday be eradicated completely?", Steve Johnson, Dec. 19. 


Rev. Betsy Kammerdiener, a chaplain at CHI Memorial, was featured in Matt Pulford's story, "Holiday stress, grief tips from a CHI Memorial chaplain," Nooga.com, Dec. 17.


"CHI Memorial dedicates new Rees Skillern Cancer Institute," was featured in WDEF-12's coverage on Dec. 17.


Betsy H. Quinn, MSN, MA, RN, OCN, CHI Memorial Nurse Navigator, was featured in, "For Patients With Lung Cancer, New Therapies Offer Reason to Hope," Oncology Nursing News, Lauren M. Green, Dec. 15. 


Darshan D. Naik, M.D., hospital medicine physician at CHI Memorial, was recognized in an opinion article on Chattanoogan.com, "We All Wish We Had A Physician Like Dr. Naik," on Dec. 7. 


"Doctors, hospitals find new strategies for providing health care," Chattanooga Times Free Press, Steve Johnson, Dec. 5.


Tommy Wiggonton, patient safety director at CHI Memorial, was featured in Josh Rhoden's story, "Memorial Hospital steps up security procedures in light of shootings," WRCBTV. Dec. 3.


Tommy Wiggonton, patient safety director at CHI Memorial, was featured in WDEF-12's coverage of CHI Memorial’s Active Shooter Drill. Dec. 2.


Mark Anderson, M.D. was featured in LaTrice Currie's story, "World Aids Day serves to remind the disease no longer a death sentence," WRCB TV, Dec. 1. 


"CHI Memorial chooses Schumacher as its next CEO," Chattanooga Times Free Press, Steve Johnson, Nov. 30.


Pamela Sud, M.D., pulmonologist at CHI Memorial's Buz Standefer Lung Center, was featured in, "Lung cancer still deadliest cancer for women, but new advances offer hope", Chattanooga Times Free Press, Steve Johnson, Nov. 23.


Meghan Duggan, RN, and Ray Alonge, CRNA, were featured in LaTrice Currie's story, "Local medical personnel join Mercy Ships to give aid to those less fortunate," WRCB TV, Nov. 19.


 


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