Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi’

Higher rates for Humana, lower for Magnolia ahead on health exchange

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: buisnes, education, healthcare, Mississippi, Obamacare

Mississippians on the state’s federally run health insurance exchange will see both increases and decreases in premiums starting Jan. 1. Mississippi has two only two insurers on the plan, Humana of Louisville, Ky., and Magnolia Health Plan, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Centene. Humana covers about 42,000 people and Magnolia about 20,000. The federal government, […] [...]

Philip Bates receives 2014 Paul K. Stumpf Award

  University of Southern Mississippi Assistant Professor Philip Bates is the winner of the 2014 Paul K. Stumpf Award, presented biannually to exceptional scientists in plant lipid research. Paul K. Stumpf, who died in 2007, is the recognized father of plant lipid (fats and oils) research. A renowned biochemist, Stumpf trained many students who went […] [...]

Don Barnes returns to Mississippi College

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, entertainment, Mississippi

Don Barnes is the new operations manager at STAR 93.5. A 47-year-old Brandon resident and Mississippi College alumnus, Barnes began his radio career at WHJT on the Clinton campus when he was a student in the MC Communication Department in the 1980s. Away from the Clinton campus, Barnes serves as the owner of AMP Entertainment […] [...]

St. Dominic’s Allyn Allen and Lacey Mixon earn certification

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi

St. Dominic’s employees Allyn Allen, CFNP, and Lacey Mixon, CFNP, recently became part of a select group of 400 nurses from across the country who have earned the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) certification through the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN). [...]

Jennifer Seal, Tonia Moody named to administrative positions at PRCC

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi

Pearl River Community College has announced Dr. Jennifer Seal as the new vice president for planning and institutional research and Tonia Moody is director of admissions and records. Seal most recently served as PRCC’s director of institutional effectiveness. Moody has been with PRCC since 2006, working with disability services, admissions and recruitment. As director of institutional […] [...]

Jerry Claret joins Nations Equipment Finance

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi

Jerry Claret has joined Nations Equipment Finance, LLC as senior vice president-sales. Claret has over 30 years’ experience in the equipment finance industry, and prior to joining Nations served as business development manager at ENGS Commercial Finance. He previously held positions at Old Florida National Bank, Equify Financial, LLC, People’s United Equipment Finance Corp. and […] [...]

First American Title Insurance Company promotes Jim Nelson

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: banking, Business, education, finance, Mississippi, news. newsmakers

First American Title Insurance Company has promoted Jim Nelson to vice president and deputy general counsel, operations. Most recently, Nelson served as the vice president and senior operations counsel for First American’s Direct and Agency divisions in the southwest region. In 2007, Nelson returned to First American Title following a six-year term serving as Mississippi […] [...]

Nissan promotes Greg Gibb and Pam Confer

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Automotive, Business, Mississippi, Nissan, transportation

Nissan has promoted Greg Gibb to senior director, manufacturing operations at the Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant. Gibb joined Nissan in 1996 and has held positions with increasing responsibilities at all three of Nissan’s U.S. manufacturing facilities — Decherd, Tennessee, Smyrna, Tennessee and Canton. Gibb moves to the position after having served as plant manager, body/stamping.  […] [...]

Laura G. Lofton joins Owl Drug Store

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Mississippi

Laura G. Lofton, PharmD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Owl Drug Store as a pharmacist. She earned her doctorate of pharmacy from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Lofton is a member of the Mississippi Pharmacists Association. She joins Debra V. Akers, RPh and Diane S. Ashley, RPh.   [...]

Dr. Jay Antinnes recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. Jay Antinnes, a Southern Bone and Joint Specialists fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, was recently recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. After graduating from Yale University, Antinnes received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, and completed his fellowship training in spinal […] [...]

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