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Published On 06/25/2012

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Le Bonheur welcomes new physicians in Allergy, Critical Care, Pulmonology

Callie Hammond, MD, joined Le Bonheur’s Allergy division after completing her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She also completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Laurel Metzler, MD, joined the Critical Care division at Le Bonheur. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency with University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Le Bonheur. She also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine with the University of Michigan at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

Divya Salhan, MD, received her medical degree from Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India. She joins the Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine divisions. She completed an internal medicine residency and pulmonary fellowship at Interfaith Medical Centre. She also completed her sleep medicine fellowship at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Cohen receives Award from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

Harris Cohen, MD, FSRU, recently received the Barry Goldberg Educational Excellence Award from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound in honor of his lifetime contributions to advancing ultrasound worldwide. Cohen received the award after giving a lecture at the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound annual meeting.

Bagga earns award at the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society IDWeek

Bindiya Bagga, MD, was awarded the Caroline B. Hall Clinically Innovative Research Award. Each year this award is presented to a first-authored faculty member of a paper that best illustrates Dr. Caroline B. Hall’s innovation through clinical teaching and research in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. Bagga’s paper was entitled “Unrecognized prolonged viral replication in the pathogenesis of human RSV infection” and was accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Virology. Her research explores the length of time that RSV replicates in humans and how it explains extended disease in human RSV infection.

Black earns prize for heptology research

Dennis Black, MD, received the Gerard Odell Prize for Excellence in Pediatric Heptology Research and was selected for a platform presentation at the 2018 American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Heptology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) meeting. His research evaluates the role of the medication ursodeoxycholic acid in treating children with a rare liver disorder leading to end-stage liver disease with liver transplantation as the only effective treatment.

Support FedExFamilyHouse with Hustle for the House

Join FedExFamilyHouse for the first ever Hustle for the House! The four mile race and fun run benefits FedExFamilyHouse, which provides a free place to stay for out-of-town families of patients at Le Bonheur. The race kicks off Saturday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. Visit fedexfamilyhouse.org/run to register.