The headaches were growing progressively worse for Ian Honcoop. It was September 2017, and the 12-year-old Boy Scout, just weeks into the first semester of his seventh-grade year, was in such severe pain that he couldn’t concentrate and his eyesight was failing.
Gathered around scattered photos and newspaper clippings that have yellowed with time, three women take a break from their work at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to reminisce. When they were teenagers, Leslie Mellon, coordinator of customer service in materials management, and Jan Adam, medical staff coordinator, were junior volunteers at the hospital.
Congratulations to two of our exceptional nurses from oncology for receiving DAISY awards! Callie Wells and Felicia Bunch were nominated for going above and beyond for one of their long-term patients.
Angela Miller will be the first to tell you that she has a stubborn streak, so, when she was awakened by a paralyzing stroke on May 7, she did exactly what she should not do – she returned to bed to “sleep on it.” It wasn’t until almost 8 hours later when Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center neurosurgeon Keith Woodward, MD, removed the blood clot from her brain that Miller learned just how fortunate she was to be alive.