Christina Ghents has been named director for the Hattiesburg United Blood Services center. Ghents has been with United Blood Services for 18 years; she most recently served as the director of technical services in Rapid City, S.D.
As center director, she manages the daily operations of the blood center, including human resource management, donor recruitment, mobile and fixed site collections, hospital services, general accounting functions and facilities management.
She earned her bachelor’s of science degree in medical technology from the University of North Dakota and her master’s of science degree in healthcare administration from the University of South Dakota.
Ghents plans to work closely with business and community leaders to increase the blood supply in the Pine Belt area and neighboring communities.