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Stanford joins Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine

Melissa “Missy” M. Stanford, DNP, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Stanford received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, where she also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a member of ...

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Hamm joins Hattiesburg Clinic Immediate Care – Petal

Dayna M. Hamm, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Immediate Care – Petal. Hamm received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, where she also obtained a Master of Science in Nursing. Additionally, she earned a post-master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She is board certified in ...

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Karam joins Hattiesburg Clinic to direct new service

Claudia Karam, M.D., has joined the Hattiesburg Clinic and will direct the new Functional & Integrative Medicine service. Dr. Karam received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, ...

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Forrest General Hospital earns top rankings for medical care

By BECKY GILLETTE Forrest General Hospital, a 512-bed facility that serves a 19-county region, recently racked up a number of prestigious quality awards, including ranking in the top 100 hospitals nationwide for patient safety in overall medical care. The awards and rankings were presented by CareChex, an information service of Quantros, Inc. that provides a composite evaluation of all components ...

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Forrest General honors nurses of the year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year. At a reception held on Friday, for nurses hospital-wide, Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Lance Broome, RN, who works in Surgery. Darcy Nettles, RN, case management, was honored as the hospital’s Non-Clinical ...

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New accelerated pharmacy school planned at William Carey

By BECKY GILLETTE A groundbreaking is planned soon for a school of pharmacy at William Carey University Tradition campus, which will bring pharmacy education closer to residents of South Mississippi while helping meet a shortage of pharmacists in rural areas of the region. Dr. Michael Malloy, who has been named dean of the new pharmacy school, said the closest pharmacy ...

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Southern Miss College of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary

What began 50 years ago with just a handful of hopeful students has blossomed into a premier program at The University of Southern Mississippi, and one that has decisively transformed nursing in the Gulf States region. On Friday, April 7, the Southern Miss College of Nursing will present an evening of dinner, dance and reflection as part of a 50th ...

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Bracey joins Columbia Family Clinic

Brittney E. Bracey, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Columbia Family Clinic. Bracey received a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American ...

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Forrest General among first in Mississippi to offer alternative with newly approved Watchman

Forrest General Hospital is among the first hospitals in Mississippi to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) an alternative to long-term warfarin medication with the newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant. “The new WATCHMAN LAAC Implant provides physicians with a breakthrough stroke risk reduction option for patients with non-valvular AF, especially those who are poor candidates ...

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Lewis Joins Hattiesburg Clinic Neurology

Kaylon A. Lewis, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Neurology. Lewis received a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss. She also holds a Post-Master’s Certificate as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified as an adult and gerontology nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing ...

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