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2021 Pillars Nominees

Excellence - Student/Trainee Award

 Portrait of Reid Black

Reid Black
School of Medicine, Class of 2021

 Portrait of Dr. Jeremy Courtney

Jeremy Courtney, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care

 Portrait of Dr. Kendra Courtney

Kendra Courtney, MD
Department of Pediatrics

UMMC Logo Portrait of Dr. Perry Morgan

Perry Morgan, MD and Joseph Trull, MD
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

 Portrait of Dr. Meredith Sloan

Meredith Sloan, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine

 Portrait of Jared Vaughan

Jared Vaughan
School of Medicine, Class of 2021

 Portrait of Ariel Wilson

Ariel Wilson
School of Medicine, Class of 2023

Inclusion - Staff Award

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Tara Brock
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

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Erinn Funches
Children's of Mississippi

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Victoria Gholar, RN-BC
School of Population Health

Portrait of Tristen Harris
Tristen Harris
Department of Otolaryngology

Beacon - Faculty Award

 Portrait of Dr. Ahmed Abdelkarim

Ahmad Abdelkarim, DMD
Department of Orthodontics

Portrait of Dr. John Bates 

John T. Bates, PhD
Departments of Microbiology & Immunology 

Portrait of Dr. Caroline Compretta
Caroline Compretta, PhD
Preventive Medicine

Portrait of Dr. Alexandria Delozier
Alexandria Delozier, PhD
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Portrait of Dr. Ervin Fox

 Ervin Fox, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

 Portrait of Dr. Sarah Glover

Sarah Glover, DO
Department of Medicine,
Division of Digestive Disease 

 Portrait of Dr. Loretta Jackson-Williams

Loretta Jackson-Williams, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine,
School of Medicine

Portrait of Dr. Gina Jefferson 

Gina Jefferson, MD, MPH, FACS
Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Head & Neck Oncologic & Microvascular Surgery 

 Portrait of Dr. Kristin Nalls

Kristin Nalls, PhD, MS
School of Dentistry

Portrait of Dr. Michelle Owens 

Michelle Owens, MD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 Portrait of Dr. Jefferson Parker

Jefferson Parker, PhD
Department of Psychology & Human Behavior

Portrait of Dr. Roberto Santos 

Roberto Santos, MD
Department of Pediatrics

 Portrait of Dr. Jamie Wagner

 Jamie Wagner, PharmD
School of Pharmacy

Portrait of dr. Paula Warrington 

Paula Warrington, MD
Department of Neurology 

Lifetime Achievement - Alumni Award

 Portrait of Terri Gillespie

Terri Gillespie, DNP, MSN, BSN
Retired, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Nursing Executive and Clinical Services Officer for the
Health System

Portrait of Dr. Babbette LaMarca 

Babbette LaMarca, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

 Portrait of Dr. Mary Taylor

Mary B. Taylor, MD
Department of Pediatrics

 Portrait of Dr. Acie Whitlock

Acie Whitlock, DMD
School of Dentistry

Esprit De Corps - Team, Department or Office Award

Biobank Lab, School of Medicine/Research Service Area

Dental Hygiene Department, School of Dentistry 

Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Services (MLS/HTL Faculty), School of Health Related Professions

Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine 

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS)

Jackson Free Clinic

John D. Bower School of Population Health

Neurology Residency Program, School of Medicine

Office of International Services, Human Resources