Dr. Maroun E. Hayek, oncologist at the Delta Cancer Institute in Greenville, has been named Delta Regional Medical Center’s chief of staff. Hayek will serve as the chief medical officer and principal official of the staff.
Hayek, who joined the medical staff of Delta Regional Medical Center in 2000, received his M.D. from St. Joseph’s University in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1990. He then attended Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, where he completed his residency in internal medicine in 1993. He completed a Fellowship in hematology/oncology at Columbia University. He is board certified in internal medicine/hematology/oncology.
In a separate item, Susie Hedgepeth, director of materials management at DRMC was recently awarded the Mississippi Hospital Association Society of Hospital Purchasing and Materials Management Distinguished Service Award. Hedgepeth received both her bachelor of business administration, accounting and finance (1982), and her master of business administration, information systems (1999) from Delta State University. At DSU, Hedgepeth was a member of Delta Mu Delta Honor Society.
Hedgepeth is a graduate of the VHA Supply Chain Academy and achieved certification as a materials and resource professional from the American Hospital Association in 2009. She has been the director of materials management at DRMC for the past six years.
Previously she served as director of accounting at The King’s Daughters Hospital in Greenville. She is a current member and former board member of Mississippi Hospital Association Society for Supply Chain Management. Hedgepeth is also a member of American Hospital Resources and Materials Management and VHA Gulf States Sourcing Collaborative.
Hedgepeth and her husband, Sammy, live in Greenville. They have two grown children, Davis and SuAnne.