Celebrating our 2021 healthcare heroes
KnoxNews and Knox.Biz present the 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards!
Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox News and Knox.biz are proud once again to recognize health and medical professionals who are impacting the quality of health care in East Tennessee.
Recipients of the 14th annual Health Care Heroes Awards, presented by First Horizon and Lincoln Memorial University, include caregivers, clinicians, administrators and advocates.
Winners will be featured in the September issue of Knox.biz magazine and honored with an 11 a.m. luncheon on October 4 at The Foundry. Let’s meet the recipients.
Connie Huffman, President and Chief Operating Officer
Blount Memorial Foundation
Medical Excellence: Non-physician
Jordan Gilboy, Home Nurse
Tennova Home Health
Medical Excellence: Doctor
Dr. James Shamiyeh, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
The University of Tennessee Medical Center
Pandemic and vaccination
Dr. Erik Geibig, emergency physician and medical director of the emergency department
Fort Loudoun Medical Center
Advocacy for public health
Steve Jenkins, CEO
Positively Living and Choice Health Network
Dr. John McElligott, Medical Director
Occupational Health Systems, Inc.
In 2021, Health Care Heroes honored a mix of individuals and entities who have made an impact in the fight against COVID-19. This list included Dr Keith Gray, Cynthia Finch, Dr Martha Buchanan and Peter Tsai.
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