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Published On 06/25/2012

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Pumpkin Run set for Oct. 21

Registration has begun for the 13th annual Pumpkin Run 5K & Family Walk. The event, which benefits Le Bonheur, is set for Oct. 21. The run will be held at 1000 Ridgeway Loop. The Kids Fun Run starts at 8:40 a.m. and the Pumpkin Run 5K begins at 9 a.m. An awards presentation and a Boo Bash post-race party is set for after the run. For more information or to register, visit www.pumpkinrun.org.

Le Bonheur adds cardiologists, neuroradiologist

Jason Goldberg, MD, Anthony Merlocco, MD, and Jorge Diaz, MD, recently joined Le Bonheur.

Goldberg and Merlocco both joined the Division of Cardiology and the Heart Institute. Goldberg earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship training from Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Merlocco earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his advanced cardiac imaging fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University.

Diaz joined the Department of Neuroradiology. Diaz earned his medical degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch and his fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University.

Warner seeing patients at Tupelo location

Orthopaedic Surgeon William Warner, MD, will soon see patients in Tupelo at Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Center, located at 942 Commonwealth Blvd. Warner has worked as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon with Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital since 1989. To make an appointment, call Le Bonheur Connect at 877-870-5570. Diagnostic services, including x-ray, are also available at the Outpatient Center..

Yaun, Presbury to be honored by TNAAP

The Tennessee American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP) Excellence in Pediatrics Reception and Annual Awards recognize and honor pediatricians and community members who made contributions to children’s health. Le Bonheur’s Gerald Presbury, MD, will be recognized as the Senior Pediatrician of the Year, and Jason Yaun, MD, will be recognized as one of the TNAAP Special Achievement Award winners. The award ceremony is set for Friday, Oct. 6 at Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn.

Pulmonary Function Tests available at Le Bonheur Outpatient Center - East Memphis

Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) are now available at Le Bonheur Outpatient Center-East Memphis, 100 N. Humphreys Blvd. prior to scheduling a pulmonary clinic appointment. To schedule a PFT, call Le Bonheur Connect at 901-287-7337.