Tuesday, July 27, 2010

CRMC Board Honors Outgoing Member

The Board of Trustees at Cookeville Regional Medical Center passed a resolution at its July meeting recognizing board member Doug Dycus for his years of service on the hospital board. Dycus’s term ends this month. Jeff Gleason of Cookeville has been appointed by the Cookeville City Council to fill the vacant seven-year seat beginning August 1. Meanwhile, Cookeville Regional is welcoming Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist Dr. Hima Kona to the area. Dr. Kona will be joining Dr. Bernadette Hee and Dr. Vijay Rupan in the Pulmonology Group of the hospital’s Physician Associates. Dr. Kona is Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Internal Medicine. After receiving her medical degree from the Kurnool Medical College in India, in 1997, Dr. Kona completed a residency and internship in Internal Medicine at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.