Fort Sanders 20 Years Old (1940)

Hospital Launched Feb. 22, 1920; Party Is Held A little more than 20 years ago, two doctors were busy at old Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Kyle Copenhaver had a non-infectious patient.  The late Dr. L. L. Sheddan had an infectious … Continue reading

Knoxville Couple Invents Medical Stapler in 1940

Next Thing to Zipper Young Couple Here Invents ‘Stapler’ for Speedy Clipping of Incisions Lynn Humphreys and Pretty Wife Hope To Make Fortune from Idea by Ed Mitchell, News-Sentinel Staff Writer If you’ve got an operation you haven’t finished showing … Continue reading

Riverside Hospital Nursing Students in 1925

Riverside Hospital began in 1917.  On September 1, 1927, Riverside merged with Fort Sanders Hospital.  Riverside was a private facility, located at 249 Riverside Drive. Riverside Hospital had a training program for nurses.  A 1926 graduate stated she was in … Continue reading

Lincoln Memorial University Described in 1908

Tells of Lincoln University.  Representative W. P. Brownlow of Tennessee Talks of Realization of One of Martyred President’s Dreams New York Friday, Dec. 11. — Writing of the Lincoln Memorial University, which the Lincoln Centennial Endowment Fund Committee proposes to … Continue reading

Lucille Dobson Goggans, 1913 Graduate

We have not yet been able to verify Lucille Dobson Goggans was a graduate of KGH.  Research continues.   Mrs. Roy Goggans, Ex-Head of Nurses at TB Clinic, Dies Mrs. Roy Goggans, former matron and superintendent of nurses at Woodlawn … Continue reading

Museum at Mountain Home’s Nursing Exhibits Expand

ETSU Nursing Program Celebrating 60 Years JOHNSON CITY (September 30, 2014) – Dr. Wendy Nehring isn’t sure what the next 60 years will hold for East Tennessee State University’s College of Nursing, but if they are anything like the program’s … Continue reading

Blood Transfusion Costs in 1950

Blood Transfusion Costs Cut; 2 Hospitals Ask 2 Pints for 1 Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 13, 1950 [page not indicated on clipping] Service charges and other costs for blood transfusions have been reduced in some Knoxville hospitals, but two hospitals are … Continue reading