Archive for the ‘MBJ FEATURE’ Category

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Singing River Health System recognizes David Greer and Brandon Cloud

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, Gulf Coast, healthcare, Mississippi

Singing River Health System (SRHS) has two physical therapists that have recently been recognized as board certified specialists for orthopedic rehabilitation by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Brandon Cloud, PT, OCS, and David Greer, DPT, OCS, were awarded the board certified orthopedic specialty in June. [...]

Beard + Riser Architects hires Austin Robinson

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: architecture, Business, Mississippi

Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC, has added a new intern architect, Austin Robinson, who will join the firm for a year-long paid internship. Robinson is on track to complete his architecture degree at Mississippi State University in Spring 2015. Robinson brings Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator skills to the firm. He comes to […] [...]

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology welcomes Jennifer Stewart

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Jennifer S. Stewart, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Urology as a nurse practitioner. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi and her master of science in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Stewart is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. [...]

UMMC chooses Terri Gillespie as chief nursing executive officer

Terri Gillespie, a veteran nursing leader and Children’s of Mississippi chief nursing and clinical services officer, has been named the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s chief nursing executive officer and chief nursing officer of the adult hospitals. Effective Sept. 1, she will succeed Dr. Janet Harris, who will move to a full-time role as associate […] [...]

USM’s Dianne Coleman earns nomination for award

Dianne Coleman, assistant to dean Dr. Michael Forster for recruitment and special projects at the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health, was recently nominated for the Mississippi Organ Donor Recovery Agency’s (MORA) Donation Advocate Spero Award. The Spero Awards recognize hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners, funeral home directors, coroners, volunteers and donor advocates. […] [...]

Central Mississippi Medical Center promotes Kelvin Monroe

Central Mississippi Medical Center has promoted Kelvin Monroe of Madison to assistant chief financial officer. Monroe, who has worked with CMMC for over three years, previously served as controller for both the hospital and its clinics. Additional recent responsibilities include oversight of major system rollouts and infrastructure upgrades while serving as interim information systems director. […] [...]

Baker Donelson’s W. Scott Welch presented award

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: award, Baker Donelson, law, W. Scott Welch

W. Scott Welch of Baker Donelson was recently presented with the Mississippi Bar’s Lifetime Achievement Award, an award given to an individual who has demonstrated devoted service to the public, profession, and the administration of justice over the span of a professional career. A shareholder in the firm’s Jackson office, Welch is a civil trial […] [...]

JEFFREY GITOMER: What CEOs want to talk about (HINT: It ain’t your product)

Everyone tells you to meet with the decision maker. Everyone tells you to meet with the CEO. However, it seems no one offers any advice on what to SAY when you get to that meeting, what to DO when you get to that meeting, or what to ASK when you get to that meeting. HARSH […] [...]

Retired judge to oversee Miss. election challenge

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Mississippi — A retired chancery judge from Lucedale will oversee a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s victory in a Republican primary runoff. The state Supreme Court on Friday appointed retired Chancellor Hollis McGehee to handle the case that state Sen. Chris McDaniel filed Thursday in Jones County. McDaniel […] [...]

Robert Khayat wins 2014 Mississippi author award

by Published: August 15,2014

Tags: books, Business, Mississippi, Ole Miss, University of Mississippi

OXFORD, Mississippi — The Mississippi Library Association has announced the winners of the 2014 Mississippi Author Awards. Robert Khayat, author of The Education of a Lifetime (Nautilus), was named Mississippi Author of the Year in the nonfiction category. Previous winners in nonfiction include Eudora Welty, Willie Morris and Margaret Walker. The winner in the fiction category was Michael […] [...]

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