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COVID-19 Resources for Providers

We know that you are getting questions from patients and families about COVID-19. We will post important and timely information and resources for healthcare providers on this page and will send out regular update emails. Contact margaret.davis@lebonheur.org to be added to our email list.

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News

Bowden named chair of HPV Cancer Prevention Roundtable Executive Committee

Le Bonheur Pediatrician Michelle Bowden, MD, was named the chair of the Memphis and Shelby County HPV Cancer Prevention Roundtable Executive Committee. In this role, Bowden will determine the Roundtable’s strategic plan and priorities, help develop and oversee local education events and vaccination opportunities and oversee recruitment of members in the community to collaborate for HPV cancer prevention.

This HPV Vaccination Roundtable is a group of individuals who share an interest and commitment to increasing HPV vaccination rates for cancer prevention in the local community and is part of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s HPV Cancer Prevention Program.

Le Bonheur hospitalist divisions combined under McCoy's leadership

Le Bonheur Children’s recently combined all hospitalists under the leadership of Elisha McCoy, MD, who was named division chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. McCoy was previously chief of Pediatric Academic Hospital Medicine. This position combines academic hospitalists and attending-only hospitalists at the Memphis campus under one division. Cynthia Cross, MD, FAAP, who previously served as division chief of Hospital Medicine leading the group of attending-only hospitalists, was recently named medical chief of Community Health and Regional Services at Le Bonheur.

Beginning Jan. 1, patients admitted to Le Bonheur may be placed with an academic hospitalist or attending hospitalist on a first-come first-serve basis. Every child will continue to receive the highest level of expert pediatric care when they visit Le Bonheur.

Towbin named to Stanford's global list of top 2% of scientists

Jeffrey A. Towbin, MD, MS, Le Bonheur Heart Institute co-director, was recognized by a Stanford University study as one of the top 2% of scientists cited in his field. To be included on the list, Stanford developed a score that focused on the number of times other authors cited Towbin’s work, rather than the total number of publications he has published, showing the impact of his research among other cardiologists and medical professionals.

Heart Transplant Program receives Vanguard Center Award

Le Bonheur’s Heart Transplant Program was awarded the Vanguard Center Award from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Society (PHTS). The PHTS Vanguard Award recognizes individual centers for their outstanding contribution to the PHTS Registry.