Aug. 19, 2019

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UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Aug. 19-25.


30 Years

Thelma Norwood, library technician, Academic Information Services

25 Years

Charlotte Brown, unit secretary, Women and Infants Hospital (3 MBU)

15 Years

April Giavotella, project manager, Office of the Vice Chancellor

Dr. Craig K. Hallstrom, professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine (Pediatric Critical Care)

John Hays Jr., inpatient nurse, Holmes County Hospital (Inpatient Nursing)

Dr. Alicia A. Rose, associate professor of dentistry, School of Dentistry (Advanced General Dentistry)

Bernice Wilkes, clinic operations supervisor, University Physicians (Flowood Family Medicine)

10 Years

Dr. Kaye W. Bender, professor of nursing, School of Nursing

Twana Chase, surgical support technician, Children’s Hospital Surgical Suite

Karen Golden, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (2C Pediatric Unit)

Yolanda Griffin, regulatory affairs manager, Sponsored Projects

Leslie McGinnis, social worker, University Hospital Utilization Management

Katrina Peters, coder, University Physicians (Charge Entry)

Jaquila Wilbert, financial counselor, Central Billing Office

5 Years

Lauren Eklund, nurse, Children’s Hospital (Emergency Department)

Virginia Feller, pharmacy technician, Pharmacy

Malory Fulton, ambulatory nurse, Batson Primary Clinic

Rena Jackson, nurse, Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Psychiatry)

Sandra Larsen, inpatient nurse, Emergency Services (Psychiatry)

Ryan McBride, magnetic resonance imaging technologist, University Hospital

Laurin Morgan, adult technical lab supervisor, Surgical Pathology

Jessica Sikes, cytogenetic technologist, Cytogenetic Lab

Andrea Smith, nurse, University Hospital (2 North)

Arealus Stiff, energy management technician, Facilities Services

Bethany Szabo, ambulatory nurse, Jackson Medical Mall Pain Management Clinic

Miranda Ward, infection preventionist, Infection Control