VOL. 123 | NO. 85 | Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Srinivasan Joins UT Medical Group
Dr. Polly Hofmann
David A. Prather
Ron K. Patterson
Dr. Saumini Srinivasan
Dr. Saumini Srinivasan has joined the University of Tennessee Medical Group as a pediatric pulmonologist with a special interest in exercise stress testing.
Srinivasan is on the medical staff at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and also teaches at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and sub-board for Pediatric Pulmonology.
Srinivasan also has a special interest in researching lung involvement in patients with sickle cell disease and the long-term effects of chemotherapy on the lungs.
DAC, a regional fitness management company, has added two fitness coaches to its staff: Lisa Delgado and Colleen Foeller. The two women will be responsible for helping members with equipment, conducting fitness consultations and assisting clients with workout routines.
Ron K. Patterson has been named assistant dean for student affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing. Patterson has more than six years of administration experience in higher education at UTHSC and Christian Brothers University.
Peggy Fryer has been chosen as president and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of the Mid-South. Fryer was director of human resources with The New York Times Broadcast Media Group and a former educator with Memphis City Schools. She has served on numerous boards of nonprofit agencies, and she currently serves on the board of Crichton College.
Medical News Inc. has named Pamela Harris the market publisher of Memphis Medical News. Harris has extensive experience in sales and marketing. While working for Systemedic Corp., she launched The Case Manager magazine. She presided over Nana Banana Classics in Greenwich, Conn., for 10 years, where she managed 10 independent sales groups. In 2006, she joined DeSoto Magazine.
David A. Prather, senior counsel with national labor and employment law firm Ford & Harrison LLP, has accepted the position of senior policy adviser for the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. Prather's practice centers on employment discrimination litigation. He is a graduate of the inaugural class of the Memphis Bar Association's Leadership Forum, and is a youth mentor for Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis.
Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. (A2H) has hired Benjamin Witt as a senior architect. Witt has worked on many notable projects, including the Bartlett Library, Trinity Christian Academy, Harding Elementary and the Paris Elementary and Civic Center.
Dr. Polly Hofmann has been appointed associate dean for faculty affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. J. Timothy Mashburn has been appointed associate dean for finance and administration in the UTHSC College of Medicine.
Joe Abrahams has been promoted to director of educational programs at Fournier Learning Strategies. Previously, Abrahams was an instructor of psychology and math at FLS.
Emily Friedman has joined Paragon National Bank as a commercial lender. Friedman has more than 30 years of experience in banking. She has served as the chairwoman of various committees in the National Association of Bank Women, to which she has belonged since 1981.
Mark Askew of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. (A2H) has received the Herff Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering. The award recognizes engineers whose professional or personal achievements have made significant contributions to the engineering industry.
Wayne Littleton has joined Paragon National Bank as the Germantown branch president. Littleton has been in the banking and financial industry for nearly 23 years. He is a member of the Memphis Civitan Club.
T. Scott Knowlton, a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) with Lewis and Knowlton Financial Group Inc., has completed the requirements for the Corporation for Long Term Care and now is certified in long-term care.