Director of case management promoted to administration; employees honored for 20 years of service

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June 17, 2013

Director of case management promoted to administration; employees honored for 20 years of service

June 11, 2013

Carol Henson, MS, RN, has been promoted to administrative director of Primary Care Services at UT Health Northeast. In addition, three employees recently were recognized for their 20 years of service.

In her new position, Ms. Henson will coordinate patient care at UT Health’s primary care clinics. These are the Family Medicine Clinic and the Internal Medicine Clinic on the UT Health campus, University Health Clinic on The University of Texas at Tyler campus, UT Physicians of Overton, and UT Physicians of Gladewater, as well as the clinic planned for north Tyler.

She also will work with primary care physicians and healthcare providers to improve the patient experience and expand access to primary care services.

Ms. Henson, a licensed baccalaureate social worker, recently graduated from UT Tyler with a master’s degree in public administration with an emphasis in healthcare administration.

She is a certified case manager and has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. Ms. Henson has been with UT Health Northeast for 10 years.

The employees recognized for 20 years of service are Michael F. Allen, Pathology; Sarah Gilbreath, Accounting; and Elvarie D. Menefee-Clayton, Accounting.

For 65 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, and primary care. Its annual budget of $150 million represents a major economic impact of over $350 million for Northeast Texas. Since 2004, scientists in the Biomedical Research Center have been awarded more than $122 million research dollars. As the university medical center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities across the state and beyond. It also sponsors the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. For more information, visit

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