Robotic prostate surgeon joins CHI Memorial Urology Associates
CHI Memorial Medical Group announces C. Lee Jackson, MD, is joining CHI Memorial Urology Associates. Jackson has been with CHI Memorial for more than 10 years and is one of the foremost surgeons in America using the da Vinci robotic prostate surgical system. The former head of urology at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, he has performed nearly 1,800 robotic procedures.
Jackson received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed his residency in general surgery and urology, and a fellowship in renal transplantation and renovascular surgery, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Jackson is board certified by the American Board of Urology.
In addition to being a robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Jackson also serves as surgery service line medical director for CHI Memorial.
USA Vascular adds Cathy Cornett as nurse practitioner
Cathy Cornett, FNP-C, has joined USA Vascular, a division of University Surgical Associates, as a nurse practitioner who will follow patients in the hospital setting after vascular surgery procedures. Cornett has been a practicing registered nurse since 1984, working in emergency medicine, the cardiac catheterization lab, as Life Force flight RN, and most recently as house supervisor and patient flow manager at Erlanger Health Systems.
She earned her nursing degree from Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing and completed training to become an EMT paramedic from Chattanooga State Technical Community College. In 2018, she earned her master's degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Southern Adventist University.
Cornett is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Chattanooga Area Nurses in Advanced Practice and the Emergency Nurses Association.
CHI Memorial Foundation adds three directors
Jonathan Adams, Zac Brown and Lacy Burd have joined the 21-member board of directors for the CHI Memorial Foundation, the fundraising arm of CHI Memorial Hospital.
Adams has just completed his third year as head boys' basketball coach at Notre Dame High School, where he also teaches criminal justice, sports psychology and wellness. Previously he was an assistant coach at McCallie School and a graduate assistant and director of basketball operation at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Brown is a native Tennessean who began his career as a high school math teacher and wrestling coach, then served as an assistant superintendent for school operations, principal and assistant principal in the Hamilton County school system. Brown now serves as director of induction and leadership development for Hamilton County Schools.
Burd is an account manager with Galerma, having previously worked in pharmaceutical sales with Medtronic, Allergan and Salix Pharmaceuticals. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama, and has worked with her husband to serve the MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Foundation, established in honor of his mother. Burd serves as a board member, treasurer and fundraising event chair. She has also served on the auction committee for CHI Memorial Foundation's Pink! Gala and is serving as auction co-chair for 2021. Burd was part of EMERGE Montgomery Young Professionals Leadership Group in 2015.
Information about new hires, promotions and business awards should be sent to email@example.com.