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Dr. Yarbough: September Membership Meeting

  • 12 Sep 2016
  • 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Ag Expo

Dr. Barry Yarbough

Barry will share amusing historical anecdotes with his fellow Master Gardeners as he speaks on common plants which may cause illness if ingested or CONTACTED!

Our September 12 speaker will be a newly minted 2016 Williamson County Master Gardener intern ---- DR Yarbrough! 

  • Who has presented a ‘’ talk filled with amusing historical anecdotes on toxic plants.’’   
  • At both Vanderbilt and the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.

Read on to learn more about Barry’s September 12 talk-

Barry Yarbrough was born and raised here in Nashville. He attended Overton high and Vanderbilt. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Kentucky.

Barry is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Following his residency at UK he joined the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond where he was director of Emergency Medical Services. It was during his tenure at MCV that he developed his interest in toxicology. Working with the director of the Central Virginia Poison Control Barry became the adult consultant for the center.

From MCV Barry practiced Emergency Medicine at St Joseph hospital in Towson MD before returning to Nashville in 1986 to join the faculty at Vanderbilt as an attending physician in the Vanderbilt Emergency Department.

In 1992 Barry left Vanderbilt to join the Emergency group at St Thomas. In 2000 Barry opened ‘’my Urgent Care Center’’   in Green Hills. Latter he formed ‘’NEIGHBOR MD’’ eventually opening five clinics in and around Nashville. Eventually these clinics were sold to HCA/CARESPOT where Barry ‘works occasional shifts”.

Barry passion these days are gardening, playing music, hunting and traveling.

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