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Front Page - Friday, November 17, 2017

Newsmakers: Green|light hires new director




Kelley Cureton is the new director of the green|light program at green|spaces. A native of St. Petersburg, Florida, Cureton moved to Chattanooga two years ago, drawn by the city’s outdoor lifestyle.

Cureton holds a degree in tourism and event management from the University of Florida and her master’s degree in global sustainability from the University of South Florida.

Her previous positions have taken her from the professional sports realm as the community relations manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning to the world of whiskey as the director of communications for Chattanooga Whiskey.

An adventurous traveler, Cureton has spent time in Paris, lived on the island of Kauai and trekked to Machu Picchu on her quest to visit a new country every year. When in Chattanooga, she calls Signal Mountain home. There, she tends to her honey bees, draws and paints.

Green|light works to supports a business culture of sustainability in Chattanooga.

Wilson named top technical student

Sara Wilson, a recent Chattanooga State Tennessee College of Applied Technology graduate, was named the American Technical Education Association National Outstanding Technical Student Award winner of 2017. ATEA is a premier association for the post-secondary technical educator with an emphasis on professional development.

Wilson graduated from Chattanooga State’s Industrial Electricity program in 2016 and the school’s Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics program in 2017. She’s currently employed as an electrician at ATN Hoelzel, a German automation equipment company that manufactures glazing cells that help robots apply adhesive to windshields.

Javed joins CHI Lung Center

Asad Javed, M.D. has joined the Buz Standefer Lung Center at CHI Memorial. Dr. Javed received his medical degree from American University of Antigua College of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois. He’s board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

The practice has two offices: 725 Glenwood Drive, suite E-500, in Chattanooga and 2051 Hamill Road, suite 301, in Hixson. Appointments and information: 423 495-2635.

Pediatric Diagnostic adds physicians

CHI Memorial Medical Group recently welcomed Alicia Daniels, M.D. and Trey Dyer, III, M.D. to CHI Memorial Pediatric Diagnostic Associates.

Daniels is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University. She completed her internship and residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and is a member of American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association.

Dyer also is a graduate of the from the Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University. He completed his internship and residency in general pediatrics at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie, Louisiana. He’s a member of American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association.

The practice has two locations: 281 N. Lyerly Street, suite 100, in Chattanooga and 1949 Gunbarrel Road, suite 285, in Chattanooga. A new office will open in December at 4700 Battlefield Parkway in Ringgold.

Daniels and Dyer are accepting new patients up to age 21. Appointments/information: 423 698-224.

Rogers joins Parkridge Medical

Parkridge Medical Group has named Carole Rogers its market administrator for the Chattanooga area. As market administrator, Rogers will steer business and growth operations for 48 medical providers in eight practice locations throughout the region.

Rogers began working for Parkridge Medical Group in 2006 as the area practice manager for the system’s northwest Georgia market. In February 2016, Rogers was named manager of the Chattanooga market before accepting the role of administrator.

Rogers earned her degree in healthcare management from Jones International University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and is a performance automotive enthusiast.