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Hairston appointed corporate chair

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announces the appointment of Tray Hairston as the 2018 JDRF One Walk Flowood Corporate Chair. The One Walk Flowood Corporate Chair leads the effort in accelerating corporate and community support for One Walk to help JDRF achieve the ultimate goal of creating a world without ...

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Broom joins Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular

Amanda L. Broom, CNP, recently joined the Heart Failure Clinic at Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular. Under the supervision of the department’s cardiologists, Broom provides care and education to patients with heart failure in an effort to improve outcomes and quality of life. Her goal is to help expand the accessibility of care for patients with heart failure so they ...

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Carroll named member of American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jackson Healthcare for Women recently announced that Dr. C. Shannon Carroll in will serve as the newest member of the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Carroll also currently serves as director of minimally invasive surgery at Merit Health Woman’s Hospital and is presiding chair and a nine-year officer for the Mississippi Section for the American College of Obstetrics and ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine earns reaccreditation

Hattiesburg Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine has received reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The Center for Sleep Medicine is a full service sleep center that specializes in clinical evaluation and follow-up of sleep related problems. To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the ...

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RIBBON CUTTING: Shiloh Apothecary – Corinth

The Alliance recently helped celebrate the grand opening of Shiloh Apothecary, 2049 E. Shiloh Road in Corinth, with a red ribbon ceremony. Owners, Raymond and Stephanie Mathis, cut the ribbon along with staff members, family and friends. Mayor Tommy Irwin assisted, along with other city and county officials and The Alliance Ambassadors. 

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Banda receives Seven Seals Award

As co-workers and family look on, September Wallace (right), Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Area 6 chair person, presents Keerthi Banda, hospital care service at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General Hospital, with the Seven Seals Award for meritorious leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National ...

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Mississippi Blood Services names Kirkpatrick Vice President-Finance

Mississippi Blood Services has named Lisa Kirkpatrick as Vice President-Finance. Kirkpatrick has more than 20 years of health care and accounting experience, most recently as Bayou CFO for Ochsner Health Systems in Houma, La. In her new role, Kirkpatrick will be responsible for overseeing the accounting department, in addition to serving as the HIPAA Administrative Officer and Risk Manager for ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic starts work on facilities  

By JACK WEATHERLY The Hattiesburg Clinic broke ground Wednesday for two facilities at its Tatum Park campus, located off Veterans Memorial Highway, Highway 11, in Hattiesburg. One is a two-story, 57,221-square-foot orthopedics and sports medicine building that will house clinical practice space for 14 orthopedic providers, a 9,000-square-foot physical therapy suite, community conference center and an imaging suite. The facility ...

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Pathway reaching more people with addiction across state

By CALLIE DANIELS BRYANT Nearly 20 years ago Dr. Brent Boyett established a medicine and dentistry practice in rural northwest Alabama.  As years went by with countless patients Dr. Boyett realized he was in the middle of a catastrophic storm in rural South and across the nation: the opioid crisis. Boyett changed his career path from dentistry to specialize in ...

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Mississippian takes over as chairwoman of largest type 1 diabetes nonprofit in world

By BECKY GILLETTE JDRF International, the largest non-profit dedicated to research into type 1 diabetes (T1D) in the world, now has Tupelo native Ellen Leake at the helm of its board of directors. “We have been around for 48 years and we have never changed our mission, which is to cure diabetes,” said Leake, whose daughter, Elizabeth, contracted T1D 23 ...

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