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Delta Regional Medical Center is now Delta Health System

Scott Christensen, Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) Chief Executive Officer, has announced that the DRMC Board of Directors adopted a resolution officially renaming Delta Regional Medical Center and its affiliated clinics and medical specialty services to Delta Health System. The name change comes after several years of strategic due diligence by the hospital leadership. “In the last few years, we ...

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Memorial Hospital welcomes Briggs

Memorial Hospital welcomes Katelyn “Katie” Briggs, MD, in the practice of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Briggs received her medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine ...

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Woodrow joins Community Operations

Lindsay Woodrow has recently joined Community Operations Inc. as Senior Vice President of Compliance. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Woodrow has been in banking for over fifteen years. In her new role, Woodrow will be responsible for managing and overseeing compliance for the bank, by ensuring adherence with Federal Consumer Protection Laws and Regulations. Woodrow is a graduate of Mississippi ...

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MDAC’s Manning awarded 2020 honor award for communications by NASDA

Paige Manning, Director of the Market Development Division at the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC), was recently awarded the 2020 Honor Award for Communications by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). The award recognizes outstanding work in media and public communications within a state agency resulting in improved understanding of agriculture and agricultural programs. Since ...

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Residents, fellows join faculty at University of Mississippi Medical Center

Seventeen physicians are among new faculty appointments at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. They include: Dr. Lauren Munk, assistant professor of pediatrics. Munk most recently served as chief resident in UMMC’s Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Kathryn Janeanna Shell, assistant professor of pediatrics. Shell previously was a pediatrics resident at UMMC. Dr. Erin Jackson, assistant professor of pediatrics. Jackson was ...

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Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance Receives Best Practices Status

Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance retains its Best Practices status for the eighth consecutive year. This status comes by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Best Practices Study group. The annual survey and study of leading independent insurance agencies documents the business practices of the “best” agencies and urges others to adopt similar practices. Galloway-Chandler-McKinney writes commercial ...

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Magee General Hospital welcomes chief nursing officer

Magee General Hospital recently hired Jennifer Byrd Stephen as its new Chief Nursing Officer through an administrative services contract with Covington County Hospital. Prior to joining Magee General, Stephen worked as Director of Nursing for Children’s of Mississippi. She has spent the last 20 years in a myriad of leadership roles within Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Growing up in ...

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Groves joins Haddox Reid

Michael Groves recently joined the audit division of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC as an audit staff member. He graduated from Mississippi State in the fall of 2018 with a Bachelor of Accountancy and completed his Master of Professional Accountancy from Mississippi State in the spring of 2020. Michael grew up in Madison and graduated from Madison Central High School. ...

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Rural Lending Co-op hires two new employees

Southern AgCredit recently hired Adam Lowman in its Ridgeland administrative office, and Lexi Wade Johnson in its Ruston, La., office. Lowman, an IT operations analyst, is a Virginia College graduate. He has over 19 years’ experience in IT-related roles, including stints at Baptist Health Systems and Conduent. He resides in Brandon with his wife, Lara, and their two sons. Johnson, ...

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Charoentong joins Hattiesburg Clinic

  Anutida “Jade” Charoentong, DO, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Internal Medicine. Charoentong offers services for outpatient adult chronic disease management, acute sick visits, and preventative medicine. She received her medical degree from William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg. Charoentong completed her residency and internship at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, W.Va. She is board certified in ...

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