Methodist in the Media

Local Doctor Makes Medical Gowns From Discarded Material

Published: April 27, 2020

We've seen and heard lots of stories of health care workers lacking personal protective equipment. That issue motivated one local doctor to take material that was being thrown away and turn it to something beneficial during these times.

"I probably at one point even wanted to be a fashion designer, I think when I was a junior in high school," said Dr. Tifany Somer-Shely.

Her career path took a different route. She's now a doctor with Methodist which caused her to notice an issue once the pandemic started.

"We can't be part of the solution unless we stay well ourselves," said Somer-Shely.

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