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Michelle Welander gets new titles

Michelle Welander, a long-time nurse and leader at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been named chief nursing and clinical services officer of Batson Children’s Hospital and its statewide network of clinics, Children’s of Mississippi. She succeeds Terri Gillespie, who was named the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s chief nursing executive officer and chief nursing officer of the adult ...

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Terri Gillespie ready for challenge as top nursing officer at UMMC adult hospitals

Terri Gillespie, the new chief nursing executive officer and chief nursing officer at the University of Mississippi Medical Center adult hospitals, comes to the task of supervising 2,500 nurses with personal knowledge of what it means to stand in their shoes on the front lines of nursing. “Terri has a unique combination of skills earned through her experience as a ...

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Expansion open at Batson Children's Hospital

JACKSON — Batson Children’s Hospital says its pediatric emergency department and trauma unit have tripled in size now that a $5.8 million expansion is complete. University of Mississippi Medical Center spokeswoman Jennifer Hospodor (HOS-poh-dohr) says the 16,000-square-foot facility was fully open for the first time Thursday, after weeks of moving in. It replaces a children’s emergency room built in 1982 ...

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