UMMC employees - we appreciate you!Published on Monday, May 16, 2022During Employee Appreciation Week and National Nurses' Week, faculty and staff were treated to fun activities ranging from a hot dog meal to therapy dogs to musical entertainment - and don't forget a food truck visit! It's been a rough two years, but we are #UMMCStronger. Thanks for all you do!Registered nurses Sebrina Brown, left, and Carla Roby enjoy food and activities at the Guyton Breezeway Wednesday.Executive assistant Sparkle Robinson receives a cup from Dr. Scott Rodgers Thursday during Employee Appreciation Week.School of Dentistry graduate students Sheetal Chowdhury, far left, and Laura Alberto walk with Dr. Amol Janorkar, professor and chair of the SOD Department of Biomedical Materials Science, on an ice cream break as part of Employee Appreciation Week.Registered nurse Maggie Nance takes a break from the post anesthesia care unit to pet therapy dog Banjo, a pup with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs, as part of National Nurses Week.Customer care representative Tameyka Garner, left, and rehabilitation technician Princess Donelson head back to work Friday, loaded down with goodies from food trucks parked on the Guyton Building breezeway.Chief Human Resources Officer Molly Brasfield scoops up a hot dog during festivities marking Employee Appreciation Week.School of Medicine division business administrator Ellie Hales receives a massage from massage therapist Amy Dixon with Therapeutic Connection after making a donation to the Medical Center as part of Employee Appreciation Week.Dr. Scott Rodgers, right, offers cups and other goodies to Ladonna Overton, left, manager of ambulatory operations, and certified medical assistant Janae Adams on the Guyton Breezeway during Employee Appreciation Week.Dr. Kristin Nalls, School of Dentistry assistant dean for student affairs and inclusion, spins for a chance to win a prize outside the School of Medicine during Employee Appreciation Week.Radiologic technologist Ashley Alexander gets a cup of ice cream from senior UMMC leaders Dr. Brian Rutledge, Dr. LouAnn Woodward and Dr. Alan Jones and others as part of Employee Appreciation Week.ICU registered nurse Rylee Stone loves on therapy dog Theo, a pet with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs, as part of National Nurses Week.Dr. Alan Jones, left, greets building maintenance electrician Shannon Eckles, center, and controls specialist Steve Renner with goodies Thursday morning.Massage therapist Nina Tieu with Therapeutic Connection massages School of Medicine education administrator Cindy Chesteen as part of Employee Appreciation Week.Billing specialists Debra Baker and Tasha Neal wait in a food truck line with patient access specialist James Anderson.Administrative assistant MaChandra Forest-Wilder received a happy Thursday during Employee Appreciation Week.Candy Lee Jones and Chris Morrison provide a musical backdrop to Employee Appreciation Week Wednesday outside the School of Medicine.Administrative assistant Heidi Cottrell, left, receives goodies from Marc Rolph, executive director of Communications and Marketing, as she arrives for work Thursday during Employee Appreciation Week.From left, pharmacy technicians Tiana Hathorn, Chiquita Campbell, Tierra Mozee and Terri Irving are all smiles after getting an ice cream happy from senior hospital leaders as part of Employee Appreciation Week.Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Jonathan Wilson offers a happy to Dr. Rola Abi Saleh near the Learning Resource Center.Jeanna Wilkes, director of educational operations with the John D. Bower School of Population Health, and nurse educator Dorothy Aultman-Abrams visit in the Guyton Breezeway Wednesday during Employee Appreciation Week.Food trucks line up near the Guyton Breezeway as part of Employee Appreciation Week.Dr. Brian Rutledge, left, and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Dr. LouAnn Woodward greet staff at the shuttle stop near the Learning Resource Center during Employee Appreciation Week.Biobank participant recruiter Hailey Spillers talks with certified phlebotomists Myesha Scott, center, Ashford Smith and Tiffany Thomas about the All of US research program during Employee Appreciation Week.