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Her son’s legacy motivates Tonya McBride to serve others

By Jill Clendening

“I’m here doing what my son wanted me to do, so that makes a big difference for me."

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Children’s Hospital pharmacy technician Delveen Said keeps focus on caring for families

By Nancy Humphrey

“We don’t know what our customers are going through. It’s my job to have the very best attitude that I can for them.”

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Marchelle Alexander has a “secret” technique to help upset patients feel better: she listens

By Kathy Whitney

Photo by Susan Urmy Marchelle Alexander can spot unhappy customers before they reach her office…

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Compassion, advocacy for patients with visual impairment put Eye Institute employee Janet Lemonis in the spotlight

By Tavia Smith

“She is the most awesome God-sent person — she filled my heart. I had a hole in it and Janet filled it."

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Doing his own colonoscopy made Christopher Lind a legend. But his commitment to patients and families is also legendary.

By Leigh MacMillan

“The cultural change of having a respected, practicing physician serve as a Patient and Family Advisory Council member has been invaluable.”

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Cheri Frazier’s treatment for a brain tumor, and return to work afterward, illuminates her passion to treat others like family

By Nancy Humphrey

“My philosophy is, I am a patient myself. What if someone is in pain when they call? What if they’re scared? The team does anything we can to help them."

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Childhood tragedies forged a compassionate heart in Rhonda Ashley-Dixon

By Jill Clendening

Her passion and dedication provide guidance to patients, families and providers at Vanderbilt Behavioral Health.

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Former DJ Kelvin Jones stays in the groove making sure clinicians and patients have the supplies they need

By Christina Echegaray

As a lead supply technician for VUMC, Jones knows the work his 15-member team performs daily is vital to support doctors and nurses capabilities to carry out procedures.

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Sue Christian was kicked in the head by a horse. She decided to go into healthcare — for humans.

By Paul Govern

Her dedication to teamwork and problem-solving make her a go-to person in Anesthesiology.

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