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Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees elects officers

Gulfport’s Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees elected officers for 2019. David White was re-elected Chairman; Gary Fredericks, Vice-Chairman; and Carlos Bell, Secretary/Treasurer. White was appointed by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors; Fredericks was appointed by the City of Gulfport; and Bell was appointed jointly by Harrison County and the City of Gulfport. Other members of the Memorial Hospital Board ...

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Matani joins Hattiesburg Clinic Hospital Care Service

Nedal M. Matani, MD, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Hospital Care Service as a hospitalist. Matani received his medical degree from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. He completed internship and residency programs in internal medicine through New York Medical College at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J.

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Burns

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomed Robert Burns, MD, in the practice of Internal Medicine in Pascagoula. Burns received his Doctor of Medicine from University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Montgomery, and his residency from Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis. Burns is board certified in internal medicine.

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Barham joins Oak Grove Family Clinic

Kara L. Barham, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Oak Grove Family Clinic. Barham works under the supervision of J.D. Dumas, III, MD, treating chronic and acute conditions and promoting health and disease prevention. She also has a special interest in performing minor outpatient procedures. Barham received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing ...

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Forrest General, Pine Grove honored with Maggie Awards

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was honored at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Maggie Awards ceremony, recognizing excellence in marketing and public relations efforts of Mississippi hospitals. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best In Show Video designation for 100 Years Lived Well, a feature story about a LiveWell patient who celebrated his 100th birthday at the facility. ...

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Memorial names third quarter 2018 STAR recipients

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport recently named the recipients of the Third Quarter 2018 Star awards, which recognize outstanding customer service. The recipients are, front row, from left, Steven Kelly, Emergency Department Physicians; Isaac Breland, Neurology/Orthopedics/Medical; and Angela Ainsworth, Urology/Lithotripsy. Back row, Dr. Sanjay Chaube, Internal Medicine Physicians; Tina Silas, Environmental Services; David Waltman, Orthopedics/Neurology; and Sandra Williams, Urology Physicians. (Courtesy ...

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Nida joins Hattiesburg Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Andrew M. Nida, MD, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat. Nida received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La. He completed an internship and residency in otolaryngology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Nida is board certified in otolaryngology by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a fellow of ...

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Davis named employee of the quarter at Hattiesburg Clinic

Melissa Davis, nursing supervisor for Hattiesburg Clinic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Pain Management Health Center, has been named Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2018. Davis, who was selected from more than 100 nominations, has been with the clinic since 2005. As nursing supervisor, she handles all the daily clinical operations across multiple departments ...

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Taylor joins Wiggins Clinic

Meagan C. Taylor, DO, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Wiggins Clinic. As a family medicine physician, Taylor provides overall care for people of all ages. She has particular interests in pediatrics and women’s wellness. Taylor received her medical degree from William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, Miss. She completed an internship and residency at Forrest General Hospital Family ...

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