Knox News and announce Health Care Heroes 2022

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Knox News and 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 magazine and honored with an 11 a.m. luncheon on October 4 at The Foundry. Let’s meet the recipients.

Community Outreach

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

Lifetime Achievement

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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