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Health Care Hall of Fame Inducts Seven By CINDY SANDERS

died in 2008, saw his vision pital grew to 75 beds by 1923 come to life when the pediatwith a laboratory, maternity The Tennessee Health Care Hall of ric hospital was built in 2004. ward, operating room and Fame recently welcomed seven new indusSince opening its doors, the sterilizing rooms. Serving try legends to its ranks during a luncheon Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s more than 4,000 patients from event held at Belmont University’s Curb Hospital at Vanderbilt has across the Southeast, the hosEvent Center on Oct. 16. The Class of 2018 undergone two expansions, pital became recognized for its is the fourth to be inducted since the Hall of including one currently underunique design and approach Fame’s founding in 2015. way, and is nationally ranked to care, which included a comThe most recent class included four across 10 pediatric specialmunity center with health posthumous honorees alongside three proties. Carell served in the U.S. classes, a prenatal and infant viders who have changed healthcare in the Navy before returning home clinic, foster care services, and United States and across international borto earn his degree in electria food pantry. The hospital ders. cal engineering at Vanderbilt also became a training center Monroe Carell, Jr.: A Nashville University in 1959. He was for nurses and went on to earn native, the former CEO of Nashville-based married to the late Ann Scott recognition by the American (L-R) 2018 Hall of Fame inductees, Dr. Lynn Massingale, Carol Etherington and Central Parking Corporation was the drivCarell, who shared his vision College of Surgeons. Millie Dr. William Schaffner ing force behind establishing a freestanding and passion for philanthropy, Hale served as the hospital’s children’s hospital in Nashville. The noted for more than 50 years. head administer and chief community leader and philanthropist, who Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, nurse, as well as being named secretary like Bosnia, Honduras, Kosovo and Sierra FAAN: An advocate for and treasurer of the board. Throughout his Leone and became the only nurse to serve the vulnerable, Etherington long, successful career, John Hale served as president of the organization’s U.S. has worked with traumaas the hospital’s chief of surgery and board board. A public health champion, Ethertized populations around president. He was also a highly respected ington established coalitions that led to the the globe and here at home professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery founding of the Nashville Prevention Partthroughout her career. She and chief of staff for Meharry Medical Colnership and currently serves as chair of the initiated one of the country’s lege. After the hospital closed, John Hale Metro Nashville Board of Health. She is an first victim intervention probecame chair of the Department of Surassociate professor emerita at the Vandergrams in conjunction with gery at Meharry. In addition to providing bilt University School of Nursing and serves the Nashville Metropolitan acute care for African Americans in need, as associate director of Community Health Police Department and has this pioneering couple is recognized for Initiatives for the Vanderbilt Institute for been on the ground caring their holistic approach to creating healthier Global Health. for victims during numercommunities and addressing social determiJohn Henry Hale, MD, & Millie ous national crises includnants. Hale: A physician and nurse, the Hales ing post-9/11, hurricanes, Lynn Massingale, MD: An emersaw a need for healthcare services within floods and earthquakes. gency medicine physician, Massingale Nashville’s African American community She has also delivered care earned his medical degree from the Univerand set out to fill it. In 1916, Millie Hale across the world through sity of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences turned the second floor of their home into her work with Doctors followed by an internship at UT Medical a hospital for those turned away by other Dr. Matthew Walker III (R) accepts the Hall of Fame honor on behalf Without Borders in places Center in Knoxville. A year into his pracinstitutions. Starting with 12 beds, the hosof his late grandfather, a pioneering surgeon and public health advocate. tice in East Tennessee, he saw the struggle area hospitals had in staffing their emergency departments and thought there had to be a better solution. An innovator, the young physician co-founded and launched the predecessor company of TeamHealth, which has grown to one of the largest integrated care providers in the country staffing and managing hospital-based, ambulatory and post-acute care practices nationwide. Under his leadership, the company also took on a role of assisting the larger community by deploying critical response teams during times of disaster. Massingale served as chairman and CEO of TeamHealth until 2008, when he stepped away from his CEO From outfitting large orthopaedic institutes and hospitals to working with independent clinics duties to dedicate more time and energy to and athletic trainers across the U.S., Total Therapy represents a broad range of orthopaedic, thought leadership, care delivery innovation and humanitarian efforts. Massingale rehabilitation, strength and conditioning manufacturers to suit your specific needs. has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” and one of the American Services Provided Include: College of Emergency Physician’s “Heroes Facility Space Planning & Clinic Setup Consultation • DME & Supplies of Emergency Medicine.” Inservice Training • Equipment Repair • Local Contact for Assistance William Schaffner, MD: A renowned epidemiologist and preventive medicine ambassador, Schaffner earned his medical degree from Cornell University before moving to Nashville for residency at For a quote or more information, Vanderbilt. He was asked to join the facJames Sanders: 615.397.2837 ulty in 1969 after he completed his training totaltherapynash@icloud.com • totaltherapynash.com and has become an international authority on public health, infectious disease, and

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