Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Rochelle Culp has a passion for a healthier Mississippi

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Alan Turner, Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Rochelle Culp, project director for the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Madison, Yazoo and Holmes counties, has a passion for good health. Following her education at Holmes Community College and Belhaven, she had a successful career of 18 years with Allstate Insurance Company. But during all that time, she was a health-conscious individual, and “I made […] [...]

EPIC Pharmacies appoints Jay Romero as CEO

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

EPIC Pharmacies Inc. of Cockeysville, Maryland, has appointed Jay Romero, R.Ph., as CEO effective Jan. 1, 2015. Romero has had a long and successful career in independent pharmacy. He has been an independent pharmacy owner for more than 10 years and a practicing pharmacist for more than 20 years. Romero currently serves on the EPIC […] [...]

Southern Bone and Joint Specialists’ Ross Ward recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Dr. Ross Ward, a Southern Bone and Joint Specialists board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, was recently recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Ward practiced in Laurel for 11 years before joining SBJ. He continues to see patients in SBJ’s Laurel location as well as SBJ’s Hattiesburg location. Ward received his bachelor’s degree from Delta State […] [...]

Edna D. Craddieth named director of patient access at Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Edna D. Craddieth, of Jackson, has been named director of patient access at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Craddieth has an extensive background in business administration and began her healthcare career when she joined Central Mississippi Medical Center in 1999.  Over the last 15 years she has also worked at Natchez Community Hospital and most […] [...]

Interventional cardiologist Qasim M. Cheema joins Central Mississippi Medical Center

by Published: September 24,2014

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

Interventional cardiologist Qasim M. Cheema, MD, has joined the active medical staff of Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Cheema is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is board eligible in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. After beginning at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas, Cheema completed his interventional cardiology fellowship […] [...]

Alasdair Roe named new president/CEO of Healthcare Providers Insurance Company

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Healthcare Providers Insurance Company, RRG, (HPIC), sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), has announced the appointment of Alasdair Roe to the position of president/chief executive officer of HPI Company (HPICO), which is the attorney-in-fact for HPIC, effective Sept. 1. Previously, he served as chief operating officer. Retiring President/CEO Larry Bourne will serve as president […] [...]

Dr. Stan Kuczaj elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Dr. Stan Kuczaj, professor of psychology and director of the Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6. He will become president-elect at the August 2014 APA meeting, take over as president in August 2015 and become past president in […] [...]

Dr. Hannah Gay to get honorary degree

Dr. Hannah Gay, professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at William Carey University’s commencement on Aug. 9. Gay will also was the speaker for the graduation ceremony, which honored graduate students on the Hattiesburg campus. Gay, a Mississippi native, received her bachelor’s degree […] [...]

Clay Hudson named new OB/GYN at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new OB/GYN Clay Hudson, MD, to its medical staff. Hudson received his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from Millsaps College. He is also a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. Hudson completed his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Mississippi […] [...]

Curtis J. Shaffer joins Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates as an optometrist. He received his preoptometry education at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and his doctor of optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Shaffer is a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard. [...]

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