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Front Page - Friday, September 29, 2023

Newsmakers: Myers joins hamber as VP, economic development

Adam Myers will serve as the vice president of economic development for the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. Before joining the Chattanooga Chamber, Myers served as director of business development for the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council.

Myers holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of West Florida and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute and a member of the International Economic Development Council.

Erlanger welcomes 2 pediatric specialists

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger recently welcomes two pediatric specialists: Drs. Charles Gomez and Paul Schwartzberg.

Gomez is a board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon and Chattanooga native. He began his medical career at Erlanger nearly 20 years ago as an EMT and patient care tech in the CHE emergency department.

Gomez earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He then completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he studied at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Schwartzberg is a board-certified pediatrician who has joined Children’s General Pediatrics. He earned his doctor of osteopathy from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an osteopathic internship at Mercy Suburban Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Schwartzberg then completed his pediatrics residency at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, before completing his fellowship in ambulatory pediatrics at Brown University and the Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

Erlanger welcomes two pulmonologists

Erlanger recently added Drs. Susan Taylor and Brett Schaeffer to its list of providers.

Taylor has joined the pulmonary and critical care team at Erlanger East Hospital. She received her bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College. After that, she received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Memphis, where she also completed her internship in family practice, residency in internal medicine and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care.

Taylor started her medical career at the Baptist Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Memphis. Since then, she’s worked at hospitals in Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee. Her special interests include geriatric medicine, sleep disorder management and cardiovascular critical care.

Schaeffer is a board-certified pulmonologist now serving in pulmonary and critical care at Erlanger Baroness Hospital. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. Schaeffer completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the University of California, Davis Health.

Schaeffer is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Lung Association and the American Medical Association. He’s received numerous awards, including the Resident Teacher of the Year award from Loma Linda University in 2020.