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Courtesy of Hattiesburg Clinic Tommy Thornton, center, is recognized for his 45 years as Executive Director at Hattiesburg Clinic by Chief Financial Officer Alex Agnew and Board President John M. Fitzpatrick, MD.

Hattiesburg Clinic awards

Lisa Carnahan

India Dunnaway

Hattiesburg Clinic’s 2016 Employee Recognition and Awards Banquet recently honored employees and retirees.

The clinic’s Annie Ruth Johnston Employee of the Year award went to India Dunaway, manager of the Pathology department. Dunaway has been with the clinic since 1999.

The Faris Allen Nurse of the Year award was given to Lisa Carnahan, from Gastroenterology. Carnahan has been a nurse at Hattiesburg Clinic for more than 23 years.

The Medical Support Employee of the Year award went to John Robinson, a licensed practical nurse in Internal Medicine. Robinson has been employed with the clinic since 2003.

The Satellite Employee of the Year was awarded to Jason Helton, physical therapist and manager of Purvis Physical Therapy. Helton has been with Hattiesburg Clinic since 2001.

Receiving the award for Administrative Support Employee of the Year was Ann Johnson, Human Resources manager. Johnson has been with the

clinic for nearly 10 years.

Receptionist of the Year was given to Laura Holmes, in Professional Services. Holmes has been an employee of the clinic for seven years.

The award for Dialysis Employee of the Year went to Martie Woullard, hemodialysis technician at Hattiesburg Dialysis. Woullard has been employed with the clinic since 1987. In his 29 years of employment, he has only missed seven days of work.

The Volunteer of the Year was given to Vickie Bonner, in Contract Accounts. Bonner was recognized for her passionate diligence in bringing back the clinic’s Arts and Crafts Fair, which supports local charities.

Along with the employee awards, the clinic recognized 13 retirees from 2016 and numerous employees whose service to the clinic spanned from 10 to 40 years. Among those recognized was the clinic’s executive director, Tommy Thornton for his 45 years of service to the clinic.


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