May 30, 2019

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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 May 27-June 2.


35 Years

Dr. Victoria M. Sopelak, associate professor of medicine, School of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

25 Years

Tonja Mingo, oncology nurse, Chemotherapy Nurses

Dr. Richard Summers, professor of emergency medicine and associate vice chancellor for research, School of Medicine

20 Years

Wendy Hood, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Newborn Nursery)

Jennifer Stephen, nursing services director, Children’s Hospital Administration

Tanya Tucker, nurse manager, University Physicians (TH Clinical Operations)

Dr. Randall S. Williamson, assistant professor of dentistry, School of Dentistry (Biomedical Materials Science)

15 Years

Kimberly Brookins, program administrator, School of Medicine (Graduate Medical Education)

Mary Bures, instructor in medicine, School of Medicine (Cardiology)

Wendy Howell, clinical outcomes coordinator nurse, Radiology Administration

Jennifer Williamson, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit)

Lucille Wilson, administrative assistant, Dialysis Administration

10 Years

Sarah Dolan, patient access specialist, Admissions

Demetrius Hudson, telephone operator, Communications

Alfred Kuhnert, associate Citrix systems administrator, Information Systems

Dewye Lawrence Jr., intermediate systems administrator, Information Systems

Kimberly Lockett, shift supervisor, Children’s Hospital (Respiratory Therapy)

Alie Rayborn, nurse, University Physicians (Lakeland Family Medicine)

Sharon Smith, reimbursement analyst, SSA-CDM and Service Analysis

5 Years

Hannah Allen, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Post Anesthesia Care Unit)

Ann Buchanan, customer service representative, Patient Experience

Catherine Carrigan, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (Emergency Department)

Charles Clark, inpatient nurse, CCH (2 MICU)

Susie Collins, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (Emergency Department)

Gerldean Davis, accounting clerk, Accounting Department

Amy Edwards, mammography technologist, Mammography

Lauren Evans, inpatient nurse, CCH (Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit)

Ophilia Grant, access financial coordinator, Admissions

Jon Hillman, associate Java developer, Information Systems

Anna Jacobs, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Newborn Intensive Care Unit)

Kelly Johnson, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Pediatric Critical Care)

John McLaughlin, imaging services director, Radiology Administration

Kelsey Moncrief, nurse practitioner, GP (Orthopaedics)

Jamie Neal, nurse, University Hospital (4 North)

Dr. Kevin M. Nelson, assistant professor of dentistry, School of Dentistry (Advanced General Dentistry)

Dena Peoples, cardiovascular nurse, Cardiovascular Holding Area

Cheryl Phipps, surgical technician, University Physicians (Dermatology – Face and Skin Center)

Brook Ponder, inpatient nurse, Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit)

Claire Robinson, associate Epic application coordinator/analyst, Information Systems

Anna Scroggins, inpatient nurse, CCH (5 Bone Marrow)

Alexis Smith, administrative assistant, School of Medicine (Pediatric Neonatology)

Heather Smith, ambulatory nurse, School of Medicine (Pediatric Allergy)

Kimberly Taylor, physical therapist, University Hospital (Physical Therapy)

Tywana Taylor, patient access supervisor, Admissions

Hollie Thomas, education administrator, School of Medicine (Pathology)

Danny Vining, instructor in nursing, School of Nursing

Katherine Welch, nurse, Children’s Hospital (4C Pediatric Unit)

Kevin Yearick, technology chief information officer, Information Systems

Chrishanda Younger, accounting clerk, Office of the Comptroller

Jonathan Zaperach, inpatient nurse, Emergency Department