ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland-based urgent care company Righttime Medical Care announced several new hires and promotions due to recent growth. Karen Laugel, M.D., FAAP, Terry Janes, D.H.Sc., and Michele Dullea, recently joined the company in both clinical and operational roles. Additionally, Aisha Rahim, M.D., has been promoted to an expanded clinical oversight position.
"We are thrilled to have such a dynamic and passionate team of professionals join us to support our tremendous growth," said Righttime Chief Executive Officer Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D. "Drs. Laugel and Rahim, along with Mr. Janes and Ms. Dullea, have already made significant contributions to clinical and operational aspects of our Care Centers. Patients and colleagues alike appreciate the expertise each of them brings to their respective roles."
Dr. Laugel was hired as Medical Director for Righttime's concussion evaluation and treatment program, HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care. In her role, Dr. Laugel oversees all HeadFirst clinics and their related clinical activities involving professional medical judgment and the delivery of patient care for mild traumatic brain injuries. She serves as HeadFirst's medical liaison to collaborate with the Righttime Clinical team as well as with their network of specialists and hospitals throughout the state.
Prior to joining HeadFirst, Dr. Laugel founded and served as medical director of a concussion clinic in Connecticut. She also has clinical experience in the hospital and pediatric urgent care setting. Dr. Laugel received her doctorate from Howard University College of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency program at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Rahim, who joined Righttime in 2015, was recently named Medical Director for Montgomery County (Md.). In her new position, Dr. Rahim directs and coordinates medical education, training, and support for Righttime clinical teams in Montgomery County. She collaborates with the Righttime Clinical team to focus on quality medical care delivery and serves as a liaison to other community health care partners.
Dr. Rahim received her medical doctorate from Khyber Medical College and completed the internal medicine residency program at the University of Connecticut. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Terry Janes and Michele Dullea were hired as regional directors of operations for all Righttime Care Centers, currently in 18 Maryland communities with additional locations opening this year. Janes and Dullea oversee the leadership, direction and coordination for all Righttime Medical Care centers, directing and developing methods to improve the delivery of patient services and corporate growth plans.
Janes brings many years of experience in healthcare administration and leadership, while Dullea has an extensive background in corporate growth, operations and strategic planning for multi-million dollar corporations. Janes received his master's degree from Seton Hall University and earned his doctorate in Health Sciences from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Ariz. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dullea attended the University of Oregon and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women.
RIGHTTIME MEDICAL CARE simplifies access to trustworthy medical care for patients of all ages at its 18 urgent care locations in Maryland. Celebrating its 30th year, Righttime holds the Certified Urgent Care designation, which distinguishes it as among the top urgent care centers nationwide. Righttime is open 365 days a year and welcomes walk-in patients, while also offering same-day appointments online or via its Call Center as well as its RighttimeNOW™ telehealth service. Convenient services include x-rays, laboratory testing, patient portal, and electronic health records which are shared with patients' physicians, specialists and collaborating medical institutions. For more information, visit myRighttime.com.
A service of Righttime Medical Care, HEADFIRST SPORTS INJURY AND CONCUSSION CARE is a community concussion clinic for the diagnosis, management and treatment of mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI). HeadFirst's services at its 10 locations in Maryland include pre-injury neurocognitive baseline testing for individuals and teams, and post-injury medical evaluations for patients of all ages and walks of life, including plans for a safe return to play, school or work. HeadFirst also offers a Sports Injury Hotline for coaches and trainers, and a community concussion awareness speaker's program. For more information, please visit www.myHeadFirst.com.
SOURCE Righttime Medical Care