Dr. Vivien Redeye is an Army Reserve physician from Irving, NY. She was mobilized with Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force 7458 to provide support to Harlingen Medical Center in South Texas as part of the Department of Defense assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Assigned to Harlingen Medical Center in Harlingen. Texas, Dr. Redeye provided care for COVID-19 patients.
“Our mission was to assist the hospital by supplying physical support. The hospital was overwhelmed, both staff and space were in short supply,” shared Redeye. As she prepares to return to her family and civilian employment, Redeye offered her thoughts on the historic mission she supported.
“These are difficult and unprecedented times, but it has made the medical community band together, and I know we will look out for each other better than before.”
Dr. Redeye is a graduate of the State University of New York, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo. She is from the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in Irving. In her civilian career, Dr. Redeye works as a hospitalist for Family Health Medical Services at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. We are incredibly proud to have Dr. Redeye on our team and of all she does for our country.
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Maj. Vivien Redeye with her daughters Noelle, left and Alison.