The board of trustees of Singing River Hospital System (SRHS) has announced the addition of a new physician and two new nurse practitioners.
Dr. Dawn M. Hansen, internal medicine, is a Neenah, Wis., native. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. She performed a residency at Keesler Medical Center at the Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi. Hansen is board certified in internal medicine and is practicing at Oakview Medicine Clinic.
Nancy A. Buckheister, acute care nurse practitioner, is a Pascagoula native. She received her master of science in nursing from the University of South Alabama College of Nursing in Mobile, Ala. She is working in collaboration with the physicians at Oakview Medicine Clinic.
Michael Stinson, nurse practitioner, is a Pittsburgh, Pa., native. He received his family nurse practitioner master of science in nursing from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He is working in collaboration with the physicians at Gautier Internal Medicine.
SRHS also recently honored Brian Cochran, registered vascular technologist, Singing River Hospital, and Katrina Johnson, medical assistant, Gautier Internal Medicine, as June’s Employees of the Month.
A native of Lucedale, Cochran attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College before receiving his certification from the Gulf Coast Institute of Vascular Ultrasound in Mobile, Ala. He has worked for SRHS for eight years in his current position. Cochran lives in Mobile with his wife, Carey, and six-month-old son, Tyler. He enjoys golfing, running and spending time with his family.
Johnson was Ocean Springs Hospital’s Employee of the Month for June. Born in Singing River Hospital, Johnson grew up in Pascagoula and attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College before becoming a certified medical assistant through CAPPS College. She has worked for SRHS for a year. Johnson lives in Moss Point and is expecting her first child in October. She enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews and resting whenever she can.