Aug. 9, 2021

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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. 9-15.


20 Years

Benton Atkison, department business administrator, School of Medicine (Surgery)

Lee Ann Lutken, adult services nursing director, University Hospital (Adult Nursing Administration)

15 Years

Dr. Robin McLaurine Davis, professor of occupational therapy, School of Health Related Professions

Valerie Miller, social work supervisor, University Physicians (Ambulatory Float Pool)

Jonathan Smith, hospital supply chain manager, Supply Chain

Yolanda Yvette Spann, sterile processing technician, University Hospital (Sterile Processing)

Raymond Thompson, electrician, Building Maintenance (Electric Shop)

Kenya Wynette Tucker, surgical technician, University Hospital (Surgical Suite)


10 Years

Dr. Lisa Didion, professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine (General Pediatrics)

Patrice LaQuita Donald, clinical recruitment and retention nurse manager, Nursing Quality and Development

Susan Espiridion, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (2 North)

Angela Victoria Harrell, cardiovascular surgical technician, Children’s of Mississippi (Surgical Suite)

Stacy Eady Martin, ambulatory access management associate director, University Physicians (Access Guides)

Pamela McElroy, accounting specialist, Accounting Department

Eugene Joshua Morgan, exercise physiologist, Cardiac Rehabilitation

Lauren Matthews Russell, air/ground pediatric neonatal nurse, Children’s Hospital (Patient Transport)

April Renee Tucker, inpatient nurse, Children’s of Mississippi (2C Pediatric Unit)

Dr. Feng Lu Yue, associate professor of neurobiology and anatomical sciences, School of Medicine


5 Years

Ashley Hopkins Anthony, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

George Morris Bryan, rehabilitation technician, University Physicians (Orthopaedics - University Physicians Pavilion Suite C)

Arsheka Quinta Dade, professional remote coder, University Physicians (Charge Entry)

Anna Lauren Wallace Franklin, dietitian, Children’s of Mississippi (Dietitians)

Jessica Blakely Greer, perioperative nurse, UMMC Grenada (Ambulatory Care)

Blaire Christen Henderson, interventional radiology nurse, University Hospital (Interventional Radiology Services)

Lakeisha Deleon Johnson, ambulatory social worker, School of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Jimmi Knight, professional remote coder, University Physicians (Charge Entry)

Dr. Juan A. Medaura, medical director, School of Medicine (Nephrology)

Dr. Philip Merideth, professor of psychiatry, School of Medicine

Dr. Hess McClellan Robertson, assistant professor of anesthesiology, School of Medicine 

Shonnan Latrice Montgomery, respiratory therapist, UMMC Grenada (Respiratory Therapy)

Kelly Pennock, enterostomal therapist nurse, University Hospital (Wound Ostomy)

Evelyn Michelle Rainey, ambulatory nurse, Kidney Transplant

Dr. Sara Ball Robertson, associate professor of anesthesiology, School of Medicine

Breanna Marie Terrell, business and clinical operations supervisor, School of Medicine (Hematology)

Clinton Scott Walker, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Neurology)