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Wheat elected president of Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

David B. Wheat, MD, FAAFP, of Clinton, was recently elected 2018-19 president of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP).He will lead the 1,100-member organization and chair the board of directors. Wheat, a family physician who has earned the AAFP Fellow distinction, has owned and operated Clinton Family Care in Clinton since 2001. Earlier in his career, he served on ...

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Stringer joins Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates

Will Stringer William F. Stringer, Jr., OD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He completed externships at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi and Baldwin Eye Clinic in Daphne, Ala. Stringer is board certified in optometry by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. He is ...

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Kulzer joins Bellevue Physical Therapy

Zachary B Kulzer Zachary B. Kulzer, PT, DPT, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Bellevue Physical Therapy and Petal Physical Therapy. Kulzer received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association.

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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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