Health Care Headliners

Health Care Headliners: Celebrating some of Southern Nevada's finest medical professionals
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Welcome to the 13th edition of Health Care Headliners. It’s our chance to introduce you to a few people who are making a big difference in local health care...
Photo: Dr. Terry Lewis
Health Care Headliner: Dr. Terry Lewis, burn surgeon and former medical director, UMC Lions Burn Care Center
Thursday, April 25, 2019
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT:
Helping burn physicians and patients as a medical student crystallized a career path for Dr. Terry Lewis. Four decades later, he stands as a beacon of hope for people in need of care for injuries that can be quite severe...
Photo: DR Do Gooders
Health Care Headliner: DR Do-Gooders, Desert Radiology
Thursday, April 25, 2019
VOLUNTEERS:
In 2016, the executive leaders of diagnostic medical-imaging company Desert Radiology launched a concerted effort to help others in Southern Nevada. Out of this vision, DR Do-Gooders was created. This philanthropic service group was designed to offer employees meaningful outreach opportunities and unite the staff...
Photo: Dr. Phil Tobin
Health Care Headliner: Dr. Phil Tobin, director, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Touro University Nevada
Thursday, April 25, 2019
EDUCATION:
Under Tobin’s leadership, the 2018 graduating PA Class at Touro University Nevada received a 100-percent first-time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam, a first for Touro’s PA program...
Photo: Jon Bilstein
Health Care Headliner: Jon Bilstein, executive director, Comprehensive Cancer Centers
Thursday, April 25, 2019
MANAGER/ADMINISTRATOR:
Originally from Chicago and a Southern Nevada resident for more than 40 years, Jon Bilstein is ensuring that patients at Comprehensive Cancer Centers are getting top care...
Photo: Annette Logan-Parker
Health Care Headliner: Annette Logan-Parker, president and CEO, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation
Thursday, April 25, 2019
INNOVATION:
It’s no small feat to take a start-up business from the kitchen table to a $41-million operation, but that’s exactly what Annette Logan-Parker did with the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation...
Photo: Cassandra Trummel
Health Care Headliner: UMC Trauma Center, Stop the Bleed Program
Thursday, April 25, 2019
EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Offered to provide community members with the skills needed to save lives during an emergency, UMC’s Stop the Bleed course has been taught to almost 9,500 people...
Photo: Ash Mirchandani
Health Care Headliner: Ash Mirchandani, president, United Citizens Foundation
Thursday, April 25, 2019
COMMUNITY OUTREACH:
Growing up in India, Ash Mirchandani learned about public service at a young age...
Photo: Dr. Jessica Caldwell
Health Care Headliner: Dr. Jessica Caldwell, director of clinical training, neuropsychology, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Thursday, April 25, 2019
RESEARCH/SCIENCE:
Dr. Jessica Caldwell’s work on how the brain is different between men and women is setting the stage for future study...
Photo: Tanya Brizzi
Health Care Headliner: Tanya Brizzi, licensed practical nurse, HIV coordinator, WestCare Nevada
Thursday, April 25, 2019
NURSING:
Tanya Brizzi once thought that her field of expertise would involve goals of a more sporting nature...
Health Care Headliners: Honoring the best and brightest medical professionals in Southern Nevada
Health Care Headliners: Honoring the best and brightest medical professionals in Southern Nevada
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Health Care Headliners:
Welcome to our 12th edition of Health Care Headliners. It’s our chance to introduce you to a few people who are making a big difference in local health care. The names come from ...
Health Care Headliner: Dr. Dylan Wint
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Enter Dr. Dylan Wint, who is leading this local effort in his capacity as director of education in neurodegenerative disorders at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health ...
Health Care Headliner: Katie Ryan
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
She created a new scheduling system, allowing for flexibility to take overtime if wanted, instead of having it come across as a mandate. She also made improvements to UMC’s graduate program to allow for better training and mentorship of nurses new to the field who were starting their careers at ...
Health Care Headliner: Charles Perry
Monday, April 20, 2015
The contributions of Charles Perry to improving health care — in particular, post-acute health care in Nevada — are numerous ...
Health Care Headliner: Heidi Parker
Monday, April 20, 2015
Under Parker’s leadership, Immunize Nevada has been deeply involved in community outreach, collaborative projects and fundraising efforts aimed at helping close the ‘vaccination gap’ in Nevada. Parker lost her best friend to hepatitis when she was in ...