From press reports
Anesthesia Medical Group, a PhyMed Healthcare Group Company, is pleased to announce that Juanita Turnipseed (CRNA) has been named to the Tennessee Board of Nursing by Governor Bill Haslam.
Juanita Turnipseed, a certified nurse anesthetist (CRNA) for Anesthesia Medical Group (AMG), a PhyMed Healthcare Group Company and provider of innovative anesthesiology services, has been named to the Tennessee Board of Nursing, representing the 5th Congressional District.
“In the thorough, aggressive search for candidates, your individual characteristics and professional qualifications were exceptional,” said Governor Bill Haslam in a letter to Turnipseed.
Turnipseed, who works as one of Anesthesia Medical Group’s CRNAs was among the number of nominees who expressed interest. Her appointment to the 11-member nursing board is effective immediately and runs through September 2017.
“I couldn’t be more honored to be named to the Board,” says Turnipseed, who has been with PhyMed since 2001. “Nursing is a serving profession, and I’m pleased to have the chance to serve the citizens of Tennessee in this new responsibility.”
The Tennessee Board of Nursing was founded in 1911 to “safeguard the health, safety and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring that all who practice nursing within this state are qualified and licensed to practice.”
“We are honored to have Juanita recognized by the Governor in this manner and to support nursing in the state of Tennessee,” said Frederick Miller, CEO PhyMed. PhyMed Healthcare Group Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-owned leader of anesthesia, pain management and critical care professionals, and is committed to providing focused, proactive and innovative business solutions that foster high-quality, care-centered results. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner proudly serving healthcare systems; ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and office-based anesthesia in multiple states.
PhyMed consists of over 350 clinicians including 85 anesthesiologists and 245 CRNAs.
Juanita Turnipseed is the daughter of Gloria Turnipseed and the late Lamar Turnipseed.