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PRAM Central shines at 2018 State Conference

Members of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Central Chapter took home the Professional Achievement Award, the Best in Show Award, three PRism awards, nine Award of Excellence recognitions and six Certificate of Merits at the recent State PRAM Conference. Lt. Christian Patterson, APR+M, public affairs director for the Mississippi Guard, won the Professional Achievement Award, which recognizes excellence ...

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MRC names Employees of the Year

Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson has named its Employees of the Year for 2017. Veronica Taylor of Pearl was named Clinical Services Employee of the Year. She serves as a physical therapist for the hospital’s Stroke Recovery Program. Nickey Ray of Canton was named Support Services Employee of the Year. He serves as senior maintenance mechanic for the hospital. Brad ...

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Methodist Rehab names Syrone McBeath security director

Syrone McBeath has joined the staff of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as the Director of Security. He previously spent more than 16 years with the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police Department, most recently as a lieutenant. A native of Moss Point, Syrone earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Mississippi College in 1994. He also minored in ...

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Methodist Rehab names employees of the quarter

Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson has named its latest Employees of the Quarter. Leslie Taylor of Brandon was named Clinical Services Employee of the Quarter. She is a physical therapist for MRC’s stroke recovery program. Toney Vaughan of Jackson was named Support Services Employee of the Quarter. He is a technician for MRC’s environmental services department. Erin Bischofberger of Canton ...

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Ridgeland researcher recognized as elite reviewer by the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Dobrivoje Stokic of Ridgeland, administrative director for research at Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, has been recognized as an Elite Reviewer for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the highest ranked journal in the field. Awarded to only the top 3 percent of the journal’s almost 3,000 reviewers, the designation recognizes contributions to the journal’s peer-review process. Stokic ...

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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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