Erlanger Announces Appointment Of Asad Zaman, MHA, As Transplant Service Line Administrator

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Asad Zaman
Asad Zaman

Erlanger Health System President and CEO, Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, announced the appointment of Asad Zaman, MHA, as Erlanger’s new Transplant Service Line administrator. 

Mr. Zaman is an administrative professional specializing in the management of solid organ transplant programs.  He most recently completed an administrative fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center focusing on work with seven distinct adult and pediatric transplant programs. 

“I am extremely excited to have Asad Zaman on our team,” said Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE.  “His research and past experience working with other transplant centers will be a huge asset to Erlanger’s commitment to the Kidney Transplant Center and the overall operation of end-stage renal care in our region.  As the region’s only kidney transplant program, Asad will focus on providing more outreach to surrounding communities and educating patients about their local option for kidney transplantation.”

Prior to his tenure at Vanderbilt, Mr. Zaman worked at the Indiana University Health Transplant Center focusing on regulatory oversight of the abdominal and thoracic transplant programs.  He has presented abstracts at the United Network for Organ Sharing Transplant Management Forum, as well as the American Transplant Congress, the Joint annual meeting of The American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation. Mr. Zaman has also given several lectures at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. 

Mr. Zaman received his bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and a master’s in health administration from Indiana University.  He is currently a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Society of Transplantation.  



Four Erlanger Leaders Honored At State Hospital Association Meeting

Four leaders with the Erlanger Health System were honored at the Tennessee Hospital Association’s and American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual conferences in Nashville last week. The Tennessee Hospital Association is comprised of 169 members throughout the state, including health systems, hospitals and home health agencies.  Erlanger leaders received awards in three ... (click for more)

Erlanger Encourages Women To Remember Their Mammoversary

Erlanger Health System kicks off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a campaign that encourages women to celebrate their “Mammoversary.” The goal of the campaign is to remind women the best detection for breast cancer in women age 40 or older is to have an annual mammogram.    “Studies show fewer women are getting their annual mammogram,” said Janet Kramer-Mai, ... (click for more)

Ooltewah High's Robin Copp Is State Principal Of The Year

Ooltewah High School principal Robin Copp has been named Tennessee’s 2017-18 Principal of the Year.   Officials said of the second-year principal, "No matter the grade level, she believes in creating student-centered schools, which are first and foremost focused on teaching and learning. To support this model, Copp has instituted a professional learning framework ... (click for more)

City Has Apparently Found Buyer For Chattanoogan Hotel

The city of Chattanooga has apparently found a buyer for the Chattanoogan hotel on Broad Street. A city board will meet next Monday to consider several resolutions. One item before the Chattanooga Downtown Redevelopment Corporation is approving the hiring of the Husch Blackwell law firm "as special counsel in connection with the preparation of a sale and purchase agreement ... (click for more)

Congress Needs To Get Down To Business And The News Media Report Facts

"Pettiness" seems to be the driver of the news continuing into its third week.  When will it stop? I want to make it clear to my friends, this country and abroad, that I have called the President much worse words than "moron" to my best friend, so much worse that I am sure they would not be printed by AOL in the interest of acceptability.  I make no apologies. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UT A 34-Point ‘Dog

I can’t remember a time in my life when a University of Tennessee football team has been a five touchdown underdog and this comes at a time when my primary-care physician tells me, “Let’s face it … you are old.” That said, even when I look at myself naked in the bathroom mirror I ain’t as ugly as what I fear will happen in Tuscaloosa this coming Saturday. I can remember the Tide ... (click for more)