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Clinic to begin construction of Heart & Vascular Center

HATTIESBURG — Hattiesburg Clinic is to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Heart & Vascular Center, an 80,000-square-foot facility located on Forrest General Hospital’s campus, south of the main entrance. The event will be held tomorrow beginning at 7:30 a.m. Upon completion, the Heart & Vascular Center will be home to Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vascular Specialists ...

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Thompson named investigator

Hattiesburg Clinic’s Vascular Specialists Department, in conjunction with Forrest General Hospital, is participating in a national, FDA-approved carotid stenting trial called EV3. Keith Thompson, D.O., a vascular specialist with Hattiesburg Clinic, has been selected to serve as site principal investigator. Thompson has also recently participated in other FDA trials including minimally invasive percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair, as well as endovascular ...

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Clinic welcomes Morrison

Hattiesburg Clinic welcomes Gerry G. Morrison, M.D., to Hospital Care Service. Morrison received a medical degree from Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine in New Orleans, La. She completed a residency at Bowman Gray Medical School, Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Morrison is board certified in internal medicine. In 2009, she received the Patient’s Choice Award for ranking among ...

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Delaney named director

Lisa Delaney is the new director of nursing at Southern Surgery Center. Delaney has 14 years of nursing experience and has worked at Forrest General Hospital and Stone County Hospital as an emergency services nurse. She received her bachelor’s of science in nursing and a bachelor’s of science in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, and is a ...

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Clinical therapist Thomas Pough helps bring sex addiction out of the shadows

As a college student, Thomas Pough made the discovery that counseling was for him. A series of positions and moves led him to Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services in Hattiesburg in 1996. An outgrowth of Forrest General Hospital, it’s one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment centers and Mississippi’s largest. “I’ve always been interested in helping others. I ...

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Laird named year’s best

Forrest General Hospital has selected Marilyn Laird as its Employee of the Year for 2011. Laird joined Forrest General’s staff in 1993 as a home care nurse and began her work as a hospice nurse in 2001. As a Hospice nurse, Laird cares for patients and their families during very difficult times, and is described by her patients as being ...

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Laird named year's best

Forrest General Hospital has selected Marilyn Laird as its Employee of the Year for 2011. Laird joined Forrest General’s staff in 1993 as a home care nurse and began her work as a hospice nurse in 2001. As a Hospice nurse, Laird cares for patients and their families during very difficult times, and is described by her patients as being ...

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Nurses win awards

Forrest General Hospital honored four outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year, Nurse Leader of the Year and the Patient Choice Award. Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Andre Williamson, RN, who works in Forrest General’s Intensive Care Unit. Sheila Shappley, RN, director of Forrest General’s Critical Care and Trauma ...

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Work begins on $30M orthopedic hospital

HATTIESBURG — Forrest General Hospital and Southern Bone and Joint will start construction in August on a $30 million orthopedic hospital. The Hattiesburg American reports that the completion date for the 30-bed facility is scheduled for October 2012. The finished hospital will connect to Southern Bone and Joint and include more than 74,000 square feet. The facility will have orthopedic ...

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Aseme earns recertification

Forrest General Hospital is pleased to announce Kate N. Aseme, M.D., has been recertified for another 10 years by the American Board of Surgery. Aseme has been with Forrest General since Nov. 2001 and is the medical director of surgical and trauma services at Forrest General.

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