Jan. 19, 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 Jan. 18-24.

25 Years

Ivra Simpson, basic science laboratory researcher, School of Medicine (Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery)

20 Years

Megan Butts, adult Intensive Care Unit nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Neurology)

Lakessha Head, nurse. Holmes County Hospital (Nursing Administration)

15 Years

Tammy Joyce Hollingsworth, administrative assistant, School of Medicine (Neurosurgery)

Erika Nicole Showers, medical office assistant, Oncology Clinic (Cancer Center)

Vera Lee Smith, nurse manager, Children’s of Mississippi (Administration)

10 Years

Susan Clark, clinical research nurse, CRSP

Angela Grace Gartrell, assistant chief financial officer/budget and financial analysis, Financial Affairs (Budget Office)

Bernadette Jacobs-Skinner, social worker, Dialysis Administration

Sarah Williams O’Callaghan, executive director, Contracts Administration

Cheryl Jan Simpson, project manager, School of Medicine (Student Affairs)

Kacie Jones Yeager, nurse anesthetist, School of Medicine (Anesthesiology)

5 Years

Dr. Pradeep Alur, associate professor of pediatric neonatology, School of Medicine

Cathy Brown, specialist remote nurse, Clinical Documentation

Dr. Jonathan David Carroll, associate professor of trauma and critical care surgery, School of Medicine

Vonda Clack, laboratory quality and compliance manager, University Hospital (Clinical Laboratory Administration)

Shunda Hollins Cooks, physician scheduler, Children’s of Mississippi (Pediatric Scheduling)

April Gena Durr-Proctor, medical office assistant, University Physicians (Weight Management)

Dr. Ali Fatemi-Ardekani, assistant professor of radiology, School of Medicine

Janet Goodloe, physician scheduler, Ancillary Scheduling

Dr. Pegah Hosseini-Carroll, assistant professor of medicine, School of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Jennifer Ipsen, project manager, School of Medicine (Faculty Affairs)

Jamie Kiihnl, ventricular assistance device coordinator nurse, University Heart Administration

Steffi River Larson, intermediate Epic application coordinator/analyst, Information Systems

Tykevya Olivia Lofton, psychiatric technician, University Hospital (7 West)

Dana Massey, poison information specialist nurse, School of Medicine (Poison Control Center)

Willie Myers, police officer, Campus Police

Blaise Dawson Rutledge, standardized patient, School of Medicine (Clinical Skills Assessment Center)

Patsy Renee Weeks, utilization review remote nurse, Children’s of Mississippi (Coordinated Care)