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.  



Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon Takes Place Friday

The American Heart Association's 2018 Go Red For Women Luncheon will be held this Friday at The Chattanoogan Hotel, 1201 Broad St. Guests may arrive at 10 a.m.  The program begins at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon program will feature: • VIP Area sponsored by Mark Hite Team at Keller Williams • Fashion Show Sponsored by Frankie & Julian’s Boutique • Heart Healthy ... (click for more)

Virginia College in Chattanooga To Host Community Health Fair June 6

Virginia College in Chattanooga will host a Community Health Fair  Wednesday, June 6, from noon to 2 p.m.  at the campus at 721 Eastgate Loop. The event is free and open to the public and will feature refreshments, a variety of health-related checks and activities for all ages, including free vision screenings by the Medical Assistant program and ... (click for more)

Man And Woman Killed In Sunday Morning Murder/Suicide At Hixson Gas Station

A man and a woman were killed in a Sunday morning murder/homicide at a gas station in Hixson. The shooting was shortly after 10 a.m. at a Shell station at Hixson Pike and Brookaire.  Upon arrival, police located Kimberly Phillips, 48, lying in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound.  Also in the same parking lot, officers located Frederick Tragresser, 47, ... (click for more)

$2,060,705 Tennessee Cash Jackpot Won In South Pittsburg Friday Night

A Tennessee Cash player in South Pittsburg won a near-record jackpot of $2,060,705 on  Friday  night. A Knoxville Powerball player won $50,000  Saturday  night by matching four of the five white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball. No information is available about the winners until the prizes are claimed. The  $315.3 million ... (click for more)

Brown V. Board (1954) 64 Years Late: Our Schools At A Crossroads

May 17, 1954 is a date forever etched upon the annals of American history because on that pivotal day the Supreme Court would affirm in the decision of Brown v. Board (1954). “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” This ruling overturned the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Words For The Ages

I was probably one of few people in the entire world who didn’t get caught up in the Royal Marriage of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry this weekend. I got over having any semblance of ‘pomp and circumstance’ a long time ago and, as a rule, studiously avoid those apt to ‘put on airs and graces.’ By ignoring the magnificent occasion, I made a big mistake and today it is with delight ... (click for more)