Christ Community Health Services builds on legacy

Four founders’ perseverance gave birth to medical clinic in underserved area

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 21, 2020 7:02 PM CT | Published: September 20, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Visionaries who started the health clinic imagined it as a way to change life in South Memphis; 25 years ago, ZIP code 38109 had the most health concerns, and the fewest doctors.


Shantelle Leatherwood Christ Community Health Services Burt Waller Dr. Rick Donlon Dr. Scott Morris Church Health Center Belz Enterprises Beverly Robinson Dr. Stephen Besh Dr. David Pepperman Dr. Karen Miller
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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