Nurse practitioner joins UT Physicians of Overton

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

OVERTON – Nurse practitioner Pamala Hull recently joined UT Physicians of Overton, a physician practice associated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

Hull, a board certified family nurse practitioner and registered nurse, joined Leo M. Holm, MD, the primary care physician at the Overton practice, after working at the Diagnostic Clinic of Longview.

Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have completed either a master’s or doctorate degree and are board certified and credentialed in a health-care specialty. Nurse practitioners diagnose diseases and treat patients, including prescribing medications.

Hull specializes in treating people with diabetes and high blood pressure. She received her master’s of science degree in nursing from the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at The University of Texas at Arlington.

Hull earned her bachelor’s of science in nursing from The University of Texas at Tyler. She was an honors student at both UT Arlington and UT Tyler.

UT Physicians of Overton, located at 102 West Henderson Street, is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To make an appointment, please call (903) 834-0201.

For more than 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UTHSCT’s annual operating budget of $125 million represents a major economic impact of over $287 million to the Northeast Texas region. In FY 2010, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research were awarded 75 competitive grants and contracts totaling more than $14 million. As the academic health science center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education program – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond.

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