ROANOKE, Va. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The following employees recently joined Carilion Clinic:

  • Shelonda Arthur has joined Carilion Clinic as the Vice President of Strategic Payment Relationships. Arthur has more than 20 years of experience in health care, and was most recently the Corporate Executive Director of Managed Care for Piedmont Healthcare Inc., based in Atlanta, Ga.
  • Kimberly Dunsmore, M.D., has joined Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as Chair of Pediatrics. Previously, she was the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital. She was also the Associate Chair for Clinic Program Development and Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatrics for the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
  • J. Brett Tracy has joined Carilion Clinic as the Vice President of Revenue Cycle. Tracy has been working with Carilion’s senior leadership and revenue cycle team for nearly two years as a managing consultant with Accenture/Sagacious Consultants. Prior to that role, he served as Manager of Revenue Cycle Systems/IT for the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock, Ark.

The following employees were recently promoted:

  • Tracey Criss, M.D., has been promoted to vice president of Medical Staff Affairs and Credentialing. She will also continue to serve in her previous role as associate dean for Clinical Science Years Three and Four at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
  • Don Love has been promoted to vice president of Carilion’s Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosciences.  He previously served as senior director of Orthopaedics.

The following individuals were recently honored:

  • Carilion Clinic Pharmacist Susan Gladfelter received the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association’s Virginian’s Speak Up for Safety Award.
  • TK Miller, M.D., Vice Chair for Orthopaedic Surgery, was named Assistant Medical Director for the Ironman World Championships, held in Kona, Hawaii.
  • The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Carilion Clinic for excellence in lactation care.
  • Amanda Kidd, senior director of Shared Governance and Interim Critical Care, won the Inspiring Nurse Leader Award from CipherHealth.
  • Charles Tarasidis, Pharm.D., was recognized as the 2017 recipient of the Charles Crowder, Jr. Award from the Virginia Rural Health Association, acknowledging commitment and service in the advancement of rural health in Virginia.
  • Lyne B. Aigner, Jr., M.D., retired after serving the Franklin County community for more than 25 years. His dedication to the community was recognized in a Resolution of Appreciation adopted by the Board of Trustees of Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.
  • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit received a Long Term Monitoring five-year accreditation from the Lab Accreditation Board of ABRET.

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