VOL. 121 | NO. 166 | Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Methodist Le Bonheur's Wade Becomes First to Achieve BCIA Certification
William King Self Jr.
Deanne Wade has become the first therapist in the tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi) to become certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. Wade is a physical therapist and supervisor in incontinence and pelvic rehabilitation at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
Whitney Jo has been elected treasurer of the board of directors for Tennesseans for the Arts, a non-profit association of arts organizations and individuals that promotes, encourages and otherwise helps the arts in Tennessee.
Dave Barnwell has been named chief operating officer of Memphis-based Valocity. As COO, he will supervise quality control, order processing, client relations, customer service and recruiting initiatives to expand the company's national network of appraisers. He previously served from 2003 to 2006 as president and chief operating officer for Franklin, Tenn.-based Smart Data Strategies Inc. He spent 25 years at FedEx Corp. in both strategic planning and operations management roles.
Dr. Lynda M. Sagrestano has been appointed director of the Center for Research on Women (CROW) at the University of Memphis, effective this fall semester. She previously was associate professor of psychology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She also is the consulting editor of The Psychology of Women Quarterly and has served on advisory boards of The Women's Center and The Adolescent Health Center in Carbondale.
Dennis P. Hawkins has joined Husch & Eppenberger LLC as an associate attorney in the firm's General Business Litigation Practice Group. He received a law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2002 and a bachelor's degree in English language and literature from the University of Virginia in 1998.
William King Self Jr. has been elected chairman of the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. Self is an attorney with Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC.
Toya Rockamore and Gwendolen Jackson have been named resident managers of Families in Touch, Agape Child and Family Services' ministry for homeless, single, pregnant women. Pat Johnson has been named social services administrative assistant of Agape Child and Family Services. And Michelle Miller, director of social services with Agape, celebrates 15 years of service with the organization.
B. Cobene "Ben" Watkins, a member of the local certified public accounting and financial advisory firm Watkins Uiberall PLLC, has been appointed to the governmental committee of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Watkins joined Watkins Uiberall in 1988 and was admitted to the partnership in 1996. He currently leads the firm's health care industry division.
Alissa Nesbitt has joined archer>malmo as brand standards proofreader. Sheron Bates has been promoted to director of event marketing. Jenny Howard has been promoted to account executive of public relations and event marketing. Lauren Carr moves up to public relations account manager.
The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association has named the following people as 2006 Outstanding Teachers and Public Service Award recipients from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC): Scott Hollis, assistant professor in restorative dentistry at the UTHSC College of Dentistry, and Ruth Mulvany, associate professor in the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy received Outstanding Teacher Awards. Dr. Barrett G. Haik, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, and the Ralph Hamilton Professor of Opthalmology, was presented the UTNAA Alumni Public Service Award.
Dianne "Dee" Hudnall has been named one of the top preschool educators in the country by Nick Jr. Family Magazine. The magazine selected 11 teachers from the more than 500 people who were nominated by parents and education experts nationwide. Hudnall is a preschool teacher with Green Tree Child Care at 2596 Corporate Ave.