Sept. 9, 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 Sept. 9-15.


30 Years

Kathy Cockrell, researcher, School of Medicine (Physiology and Biophysics)

25 Years

Dr. Cynthia O. Field, assistant professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine (Child Development)

Dr. Robert Galli, professor of emergency medicine, School of Medicine

20 Years

Sherll Fry, ambulatory coder, University Physicians (Central Billing Office)

Dr. Henry W. Giles Jr., associate professor of radiology, School of Medicine

John Wright, locksmith, Building Maintenance (Carpentry Shop)

15 Years

Susie Deloach, health care benefits coordinator, Central Billing Office

Jama Miner, administrative assistant, School of Medicine (General Pediatric Surgery)

Dr. Kenneth E. Oswalt, assistant professor of anesthesiology, School of Medicine

Glenda Thomas, ambulatory nurse, School of Medicine (pediatric hematology/oncology)

10 Years

Michael Bridges, senior web software developer, Information Systems

Vennice Gibbs, hospital technician, University Hospital (Ambulatory Surgery)

Christen Harville, nurse, Children’s Hospital (2C Pediatric Unit)

Sheila Jeukens, administrative assistant, School of Medicine (Pediatric Neurology)

Tevah Saxon, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (2 South)

5 Years

Cynthia Alford, medical assistant, University Physicians (Women’s Reproductive Ob-Gyn)

Jaleesa Battle, medical assistant, University Physicians (Internal Medicine Cardiovascular UP Pavilion Suite B)

Jodi Boyd, education administrator, School of Medicine (Surgery)

Cheria Collins-Duffy, medical assistant, University Physicians (Flowood Family Medicine)

J. L. Crout, patient experience specialist, Patient Experience

Alyssa Feller, assistant manager, Bookstore

Rita Gibbs, business operations supervisor, Central Billing Office (Billing and Follow-up)

James Hedgepeth, painter, Building Maintenance (Paint Shop)

Dr. Deepti A. Janorkar, assistant professor of dentistry, School of Dentistry (Advanced General Dentistry)

Jessica Mather, infection preventionist, Infection Control

Craig Mathis, CT surgical operations director, School of Medicine (Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery)

Laquita Melton, patient services coordinator, Holmes County Hospital (Patient Financial Services)

Samona Robertson, patient services coordinator, Holmes County Hospital (Patient Financial Services)

Jessica Ross, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Ambulatory Surgery)

Maria Smith, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Radiation/Oncology)

Dr. Jason E. Tullis, associate professor of neurosurgery, School of Medicine

Thomas Vaughan, police officer, Campus Police