June 2006

In This Issue


911 in a Crisis

Rex Amonette


Screen Savers

Do sunscreens help prevent skin cancer? Well, that depends.

Derk's Favorite Shrimp

Café 61 owner and operator Derk Meitzler created this Southern-inspired shrimp dish served over creamy sweet potato grits.

Raza Ali Dilawari


Jim's Place

For legendary producer and performer Jim Dickinson, making music is a family affair.

Highway 51 Revisited

Christopher's offers upscale dining-- with a few glitches-- in nearby Millington.

Norman Noe

Pediatric Urology

Miracles at The Med

For thousands of desperately injured patients, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center is their best hope for survival.

Robert Wallace

Plastic Surgery

Top Docs

A national survey lists "the very best physicians" in Memphis.

Life After Death

Bobbie Graves holds a photo of her late son Dlanty, whose body she donated to the Medical Education and Research Institute. Thanks to such donations, physicians from around the world learn new procedures and surgeries at the MERI.

Melissa Hudson

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Club Med

What's it take to make it through med school? Everything you've got.

Jerry Heston

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Making a Splash

New designs and features give a stunning look to the old backyard swimming pool.

Phillip Lieberman

Allergy and Immunology

Tulio Bertorini


Who Handles Illness Better? Men vs. Women

Comfort Clinic

Same-day appointments? Waiting areas with a view? Downtown's Harbor of Health is changing the way parents look at healthcare.

Boy Wonder

Willie Morris: An Unedited Life

Flawed Drinking

Wine tastes wrong? You could be right.

Hits and Misses

This is the golden age of great city mayors.


Letters to the Editor