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News

General, Fetal Cardiology Clinic to begin at Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Center - Jonesboro

Le Bonheur Pediatric Cardiologist Nithya Swaminathan, MD, FAAP, will host a General and Fetal Cardiology Clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Center in Jonesboro, Ark., on the first and third Thursday of every month.

To refer a patient, visit lebonheur.org/referrals or call 1-866-870-5570.

Chokshi joins Memphis Child Advocacy Center Board of Directors

Le Bonheur Hospitalist Swati Chokshi, MD, was named to the Memphis Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Board of Directors. Chokshi will work with CAC to serve children who are victims of sexual and severe physical abuse through prevention, education and intervention.

Mental health consult line for Tennessee providers

The TCAPES (Tennessee Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education and Support) Consult Line was created by the Tennessee Department of Health in order to connect pediatric primary care providers in Tennessee with free pediatric and adolescent psychiatry consultation services. The goal of this program is to improve access to mental health care in the pediatric primary care setting. 

The TCAPES Consult Line is answered by Behavioral Health Specialist Ashley Lucas, LCSW. Lucas works with the primary care provider to determine what intervention is appropriate and connect the provider to the child and adolescent psychiatrist on call if needed. The TCAPES Consult Line is (901) 395-2124 and available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except for major holidays). To learn more about the program or to enroll, contact Lucas at ashley.lucas3@lebonheur.org.

TCAPES also offers training for providers to address the challenges in meeting the behavioral needs of patients on topics including sleep disorders, adolescent substance abuse, autism spectrum disorder and many more. To view the training schedule, visit here

Finkel named to the Board of Directors at Urban Child Institute

Terri H. Finkel, MD, PhD, was recently elected to the Board of Directors at the Urban Child Institute (UCI). Finkel is a renowned rheumatologist and immunologist who currently serves as acting chief of Rheumatology and vice chair of Clinical Affairs at Le Bonheur and as professor and associate chair of Pediatrics at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In this role, Finkel will work to provide vision, expertise and guidance for UCI’s missions to promote the education, health and well-being of children in Shelby County.

Voluntary recall of Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder

Reckitt/Mead Johnson has voluntarily recalled certain Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula powder products due to possible Cronobacter sakazakii contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall, and it is likely most of the product that was distributed in the U.S. has already been consumed.

Consumers who have Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder with batch codes below should stop using it and throw it away or contact Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition for a refund:

ZL3FHG (12.6 oz cans)

ZL3FMH (12.6 oz cans)

ZL3FPE (12.6 oz cans)

ZL3FQD (12.6 oz cans)

ZL3FRW (19.8 oz cans)

ZL3FXJ (12.6 oz cans)

The products have a UPC Code of 300871239418 or 300871239456 and “Use By Date” of 1 Jan 2025.