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Forrest General Hospital hires new chief nursing officer

Phyllis Chambers-Berry

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg announced the hiring of Phyllis Chambers-Berry, DNP, RN, NE-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer.

Chambers-Berry most recently served as Director of Emergency and Nursing Staff Services at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto in Southaven. Chambers-Berry also oversaw nursing support services at Baptist Desoto and was responsible for bed flow daily operations.

Chambers-Berry was President of the Mississippi Nurses Association of Marshall, Tate, and De Soto Counties from 2018 till her relocation to Hattiesburg on Sept. 1 and was voted Top 100 Nurses in Memphis-Shelby County 2015. She was also nominated for the Nightingale Nurse of Distinction Award.

Dr. Chambers-Berry earned a Masters of Science in Nursing from Loyola University New Orleans and went on to receive a Doctorate of Nursing Practice also from Loyola University New Orleans in 2016.

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