March 1, 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 March 1-7.

15 Years

Shamika Blair, patient financial services coordinator, Internal Access (Financial Counseling)

Dr. Marianne Leovey Conway, assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomical sciences, School of Medicine

Melanie Daniels, medical assistant, Oncology Clinic (Cancer Center)

Shannon Louise Dodd, physical therapist, University Physicians Pavilion

Tammy Renee Falls-Puryear, compliance analyst, Integrity and Compliance

Kary Lunan Sims, project manager, School of Medicine (Physiology and Biophysics)

10 Years

Patrick Kevin Brown, intermediate interface analyst/programmer, Information Systems

Jacob Russell Crouch, nurse educator, University Hospital (4 Wiser Med Surg)

Tina Gabell, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (3 South)

Sylvia Lynn Greer, revenue cycle operations manager, University Physicians (Central Billing Office)

Allison Princiotta, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Pediatric Emergency)

Latonya Sheree Thigpen, intermediate information technology help desk technician, Information Systems

Helen Tucker, unit secretary, University Hospital (5 North)

Dorothea Leanne White, surgical technician, Children’s of Mississippi (Surgical Suite)

5 Years

Contena Beeman, administrative assistant, Office of the Chief Medical Officer

Wendy Nicole Blethen, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Pediatric Neonatology)

Carmen Monique Bradley, nurse, School of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Latarsha Venetrice Brown, medical laboratory technician, University Hospital (Surgical Pathology)

Elizabeth Lynne Carpenter, nurse, School of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Dr. Xu Chen, postdoctoral research fellow, School of Medicine (Physiology and Biophysics)

Samanthia Coleman, nurse educator, University Hospital (Dialysis Administration)

Melissa Easley Culpepper, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Vascular Surgery)

Lourene Stebbins Davis, nurse manager, School of Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Melissa James-Reynolds, pharmacist, University Hospital (Pharmacy)

Claudett Latoya King, supply technician, Patient Equipment

Dr. Robert William Morris, assistant professor of radiology, School of Medicine

Emily Kristen Permenter, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (Medical Surgical Float)

Britton Gould Rhoden, standardized patient, School of Medicine (Clinical Skills Assessment Center)

Michelle De’Ann Sanders, dental assistant, School of Dentistry (Care Planning and Restorative Sciences)

Paula Arlaine Shelton, talent development manager, Human Resources

Dr. Keith E. Tansey, professor of neurosurgery, School of Medicine

Desandra Williams, polysomnographic technician, University Physicians (Sleep Disorder Center)

Florabel Ramon Withers, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (2 South)