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Methodist Rehab Center names new chief nursing officer

Terri L. Meadows of Hazlehurst has joined the staff of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as Chief Nursing Officer. Meadows has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She was most recently chief nursing officer for Merit Health Madison in Canton. Meadows has a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master’s of health science administration ...

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Methodist Rehab researcher earns top Electrodiagnostic Technicians honor

Tony Hayes of Jackson was recently named 2017 Tech of the Year by the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists. His role at Methodist Rehabilitation Center is to stimulate nerves with electric signals to see if they are functioning properly. He mainly does nerve studies on patients who have sustained nerve damage via strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries and other ...

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FOCUS ON HEALTH — Spinal patient becomes supporter, entrepreneur

By CAREY MILLER / Health and Research News Service Methodist Rehabilitation Center’s spinal cord injury support group plans to hold a meeting at Playtime, a restaurant/arcade that opened last April in Clinton. But it’s not just for the fun, food and games. The group also wants to show support for one of its most dedicated members. Playtime owner Sancho Johnson, 44, ...

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Long receives certification

Jacob Long of Clinton, a physical therapist at Methodist Rehabilitation Center, recently received his Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumers’ needs, and providing training ...

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3 join Wilson Research Foundation

Methodist Rehabilitation Center has appointed Tish Hughes, Cy Rosenblatt and T. Calvin Wells to the Board of Governors of the center’s Wilson Research Foundation. As the fund-raising arm of MRC, the Wilson Foundation supports clinical research studies, advanced staff education and state-of-the-art technology. Hughes of Jackson recently retired from Trustmark National Bank where she held a number of administrative roles, ...

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Rehab Center taps Weems

Walter S. Weems of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, in Jackson has been named chairman of the board of trustees for Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson. At Brunini, Weems is principal outside counsel for both traditional corporations and a number of entrepreneurs. His practice areas include corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. He was chairman of Brunini’s ...

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Boone joins rehab center

Doug Boone of Jackson has joined the staff of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as vice president of business development and community relations. He is responsible for continuous development, improvement and promotion of MRC’s brand and increasing the utilization of MRC’s clinical services. He supports all MRC business lines, manages community relations, oversees strategic business development and develops customer loyalty. ...

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Three earn neurology certification

Three Methodist Rehabilitation Center physical therapists from Madison County were recently certified as clinical specialists in neurology (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). ABPTS certifies individuals who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in physical therapy specialty areas. Ann Howard of Ridgeland is a physical therapist for MRC’s spinal cord injury program. She earned her ...

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COOL AND CONVENIENT — Canton man delighted with mobility device

By Susan Christensen Adrian Benson’s new ride attracted rubber-neckers as he whizzed through the parking lot of Methodist Rehabilitation Center’s Assistive Technology Clinic in Flowood. People don’t expect a wheelchair to have a chopper-style front fork or reach speeds of 12 mph. But the innovative design suits Benson’s active lifestyle. “This is what’s up,” said the 40-year-old Canton resident, who ...

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UMMC merging rehab services with Methodist

JACKSON — The University of Mississippi Medical Center will merge some functions with a neighboring rehabilitation hospital. The College Board approved the agreement with Methodist Rehabilitation Center today. UMMC will close its inpatient rehabilitation unit over the next two years and move it into Methodist’s building, hiring some of Methodist’s physicians and nurse practitioners as faculty members. Some UMMC employees ...

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