Published by the Division of Public Affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

This Week Home

 
View the latest this week publication.

Master Calendar

 
View details about upcoming events of interest to the Medical Center community.

New Faculty

 
View photos and information about new faculty members at the Medical Center.

Campus Menus

 
View campus menus.

Bulletin Board

 
View the latest items for sale on the UMMC Bulletin Board.

UMMC Studies

 
View information about ongoing studies at the Medical Center.

This Week Archives

 
View archived issues of This Week.

Facebook Facebook

 
Join the crowd and fan UMMC on Facebook!

Twitter Twitter

 
Stay up to date with UMMC, follow us on Twitter.

Submit Items

Published in This Week on September 30, 2013

Environmental chief named children’s champ

Ricardo Thomas, second from right, director of environmental services for Batson Children's Hospital and the Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants, receives the first Children's Champion Award during a kick-off event for the new Children's Healthcare of Mississippi quality initiative, "I Care for Kids."

Presenting the certificate to Thomas are, from left, Terri Gillespie, chief nursing officer; Guy Giesecke, chief executive officer, and Shannon Wentz, director of coordinated care and quality.

The award is given to a CHM employee who exemplifies the spirit of the "I Care for Kids" campaign and its focus on providing the very best patient experience.

Thomas said he was excited to receive the award.

"It's an opportunity to spotlight a lot of our unsung heroes, people who rarely get that type of recognition because they're not looking for it," Thomas said. "That's just who they are, they go beyond the call of duty, which is easy around here, especially when you have a little one of your own to serve."


For more news and information of interest to the Medical Center family, visit Medical Center News online



The University of Mississippi Medical Center - 2500 North State St. - Jackson, MS 39216
Legal Information
This site maintained by: Division of Public Affairs