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Le Bonheur advocates in Nashville
Members of the Memphis health care community recently traveled to the State Capitol to meet with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, State Sen. Mark Norris and other state legislators to update them on our community’s pediatric research programs.
Neuroscience Institute adds two nurse practitioners
Davonna “Davi” Ledet, MSN, MBA, DNPc, CNRN, CFNP, recently joined Le Bonheur’s Neuroscience Institute as a certified family nurse practitioner. Ledet comes to Le Bonheur from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and works closely with Pediatric Neurologist Diana Lebron, MD, in the hospital’s new Pediatric Headache Clinic. Ledet received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing and will finish her Doctor of Nursing Practice in May from the University of Michigan-Flint. Ledet also serves as an instructor for the University of Tennessee College of Nursing.
Lauren Siebrase, MSN, FNP-C, who has worked in Le Bonheur’s Neuroscience Institute since 2011, recently received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Union University and certification as a family nurse practitioner. In 2012, Siebrase was named a Rising Star in Clinical Neuroscience Nursing Practice by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Ezenwa joins as new hospitalist
Nkiruka Ezenwa, MD, is one of Le Bonheur’s newest pediatric hospitalists. Ezenwa recently completed a pediatrics residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She will also serve as an assistant professor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Le Bonheur to host nurse practitioner, physician assistant conference
Le Bonheur Children’s will host A Pediatric Symposium for Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants Saturday, March 15, in the Research Center Auditorium, 50 N. Dunlap. This program is designed for nurse practitioners and physician assistants involved in the care of young children and adolescents. A faculty both clinically and academically oriented will address state-of-the-art practices and trends in the treatment of the pediatric patient. For more information, visit www.methodistmd.org.
Le Bonheur opens Jonesboro clinic
Le Bonheur has opened a new clinic location in Jonesboro, Ark., at 800 Church St., and is currently scheduling cardiology appointments with Pediatric Cardiologist Alex Arevalo, MD. The clinic will also offer pediatric gastroenterology later this spring.
Le Bonheur will also continue to see cardiology patients in Paragould and Forrest City, Ark.
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