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Credo Award Winner

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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Employee Spotlight

VUMC ophthalmologist felled by rare virus has to learn to walk and eat again

By Jessica Pasley

Reid Longmuir was starting a new job. He thought he would be learning the names of his co-workers. Instead, he was learning more basic things, like how to walk.

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Patient Spotlight

Lauren Fields is legally blind. This fall she starts college on a basketball scholarship.

By Jessica Pasley

In the fourth grade Lauren Fields was introduced to basketball. She did not like it one bit, she admits. But all of that changed over time.

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