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Ladnier joins Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine

Karen C Ladnier MD Karen C. Ladnier, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine, where she treats patients with life-threatening medical issues who are on life support or in need of other intensive medical care. Ladnier received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., and a Master of Science in Nursing ...

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Stewart joins Hattiesburg Clinic Hypertension Center

Jawauna Stewart Jawauna T. Stewart, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Hypertension Center, where she provides care to patients with high blood pressure with the goal to reduce serious complications from a life-threatening condition. Stewart, who has several years of experience as a hospitalist with Hattiesburg Clinic, obtained her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, ...

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Ribbon Cutting: Pediatric Dentistry – Corinth

The Alliance recently helped celebrate the grand opening of Pediatric Dentistry, 1500 Harper Road, Suite No. 5 in Corinth, with a red ribbon ceremony. Dr. Katie Curtis Windham and Dr. Kennon Curtis, cut the ribbon, along with other staff, family and friends. Also on hand for the celebration, were Sen. Rita Potts Parks, Mayor Tommy Irwin, Alderman Michael McFall and ...

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Mississippi Health Care Association announces board members

The Mississippi Health Care Association (MHCA) is pleased to announce its Board Members for 2018-2020. “The MHCA Board of Directors provides thoughtful leadership for our association and our members across the state of Mississippi,” said Vanessa Henderson, Executive Director of MHCA. “With a strong combination of experienced Board members and some new members, I’m really pleased with the group that ...

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Memorial names second quarter 2018 STAR recipients

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport recently named its recipients of the Second Quarter 2018 Star awards, recognizing outstanding customer service.The recipients are, front row, from left, Wilson Hunt, Supply Chain Management and Distribution; Kathleen Donnett, Medical Telemetry; and Dawn Boggess, Employment Services. Middle row, Samantha Wilkinson, Progressive Care Unit; Kathryn Guillot, Cardiology; Megan Marceaux, Information Systems-Technology; and Regina Moore, Environmental Services. ...

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Jackson Eye Associates adds Atkinson to Clinton office

George Michael Atkinson Jackson Eye Associates welcomes Dr. George Michael Atkinson to its team of board-certified physicians. As an ophthalmologist, Atkinson specializes in eye and vision care, which includes but is not limited to diagnosing and treating all eye diseases and prescribing glasses and/or contact lenses to correct vision problems. Atkinson will serve adults and families for routine eye and ...

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Top hospital withdraws affiliation offer to struggling one

Mississippi’s largest hospital says it has withdrawn its offer to affiliate with another hospital because its proposal hasn’t been acted on despite several meetings over the past few months. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the University of Mississippi Medical Center withdrew its proposal to affiliate with Greenwood Leflore Hospital in letters emailed Friday. The 208-bed Greenwood hospital is suffering multimillion-dollar losses ...

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MORA presents 5th annual Spero Awards

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) recently hosted the fifth annual Spero Awards. The awards ceremony recognized hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners and donor ambassadors who work in conjunction with MORA to promote organ, eye and tissue donation. 2018 Spero Award recipients: Most Supportive Ancillary or Healthcare Staff – Jesus Monico, PhD, University of Mississippi Medical Center Nurse Champion of ...

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Memorial Hospital announces change in executive leadership

The Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport announced the retirement of long-time President/CEO, Gary G. Marchand, MPH, and the promotion of Kent Nicaud, COO-Operations, to President/CEO effective Aug. 1. The Board of Trustees wants to thank Mr. Marchand for his 26+ years of service and looks forward to continued successes under the capable knowledge, experience and leadership of ...

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