May 6, 2019
knoxville mom beats opioid addiction for her unborn son
April 3, 2019
Standardized protocols can reduce premature birth rates
March 11, 2019
HIROC DOCTORS once again NAMED TO CITYVIEW MAGAZINE'S TOP DOCS FOR 2019
Drs. Hennessy, Howard, Fortner, Towers, and Wolfe have been named to Cityview Magazine's Top Docs issue. Cityview polls referring physicians in the area for their rankings, so this is quite an honor for our doctors to once again be recognized by their peers.
July 17, 2018
Detox program for pregnant women offered at UT Medical Center
Dr. Towers and his research on detoxing during pregnancy was recently featured on WBIR. As a result of his research, the University of Tennessee Medical Center is one of only about a dozen locations around the country that offers a detox program for pregnant women.
March 13, 2018
HIROC DOCTORS once again NAMED TO CITYVIEW MAGAZINE'S TOP DOCS FOR 2018
Dr. Hennessy, Dr. Howard, Dr. Towers, and Dr. Wolfe have once again been named to Cityview Magazine's Top Docs issue. Cityview polls referring physicians in the area for their rankings, so this is quite an honor for our doctors to once again be recognized by their peers.
July 12, 2017
The number of babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) has dropped 18% in Knox County & 12% overall in East Tennessee
For the first time since 2013, Knoxville has seen a drop in the number of babies born drug dependent. The state credits the work done by Dr. Towers for the shift in treatment options for mothers battling addiction in pregnancy.
May 5, 2017
CNN features Dr. Towers in an in-depth look at addiction during pregnancy
Dr. Towers and one of his patients are featured in a CNN story focusing on opioid use and addiction during pregnancy. Dr. Towers has committed many years of his clinical duties and research to fight this growing problem, which affects so many, especially in the Southeast.
March 23, 2017
HIROC DOCTORS NAMED TO CITYVIEW MAGAZINE'S TOP DOCS FOR 2017
Dr. Hennessy, Dr. Howard, Dr. Towers, and Dr. Wolfe have all been named to Cityview Magazine's Top Docs list for 2017. Of the five maternal-fetal medicine physicians named to the list, four were from HiROC.
February 13, 2017
moms using 'laughing gas' to get through labor
January 17, 2017
protecting babies from addiction
November 14, 2016
signature chefs auction helps raise awareness for premature births
October 6, 2016
Treatment for neonatal abstinence may be changing
A baby is born dependent on opiates every thirty minutes in our country. According to state statistics, in Tennessee, the rate is three times the national average. Dr. Towers talks about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and detoxification during pregnancy.
October 4, 2016
UT Medical Center is equipped to handle any type of pregnancy or delivery
September 13, 2016
No two births are alike - birth stories from UT Medical Center
August 18, 2016
Triplets born at UT Medical Center break record for size
August 4, 2016
zika expert named at ut medical center
June 23, 2016
Dr. Towers in attendance as u.s. surgeon general visits ut medical center
June 7, 2016
doctors warn that flu can be deadly for pregnant women
April 5, 2016
twins delivered 5 weeks apart at ut medical center
March 10, 2016
opiate detoxification during pregnancy improves pregnancy outcomes
April 1, 2016
dr. hennessy and dr. howard named as 'top docs'
March 16, 2016
Dr. Wolfe answers common questions about maternal-fetal medicine