Aug. 17, 2020

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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 Aug. 17-23.

25 Years

Dr. James P. Shaffery, professor of psychiatry, School of Medicine

Dr. Karen Patrice Winters, professor of nursing, School of Nursing

20 Years

Richard Head, intermediate telecommunications technician, Information Systems

Tonya Spells Jones, adult intensive care unit nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Neurology)

15 Years

Dr. Arthur L. Calimaran, professor of anesthesiology, School of Medicine

Cecile Jean Dobbs, communications specialist, Mississippi MED-COM

Patricia Gardner Ramsey, senior Epic application coordinator/analyst, Information Systems

10 Years

Dr. Chelsey Andries, assistant professor of nursing, School of Nursing

Afta Dean Carr, patient financial services representative, Internal Access-Pre Arrival

Dr. Jill Stevens Clayton, associate professor of nursing, School of Nursing

Brittany Dell Bunch Groover, nurse, University Physicians (Lakeland Hypertension/Internal Medicine)

Heidi Johnson, direct care ambulatory nurse, School of Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Valerie Jones, unit secretary, University Hospital (3 South)

Shirlon Kelly, administrative assistant, School of Medicine (Neurology)

Sanjosa Martin, infection preventionist, Infection Control

Amanda Aitkin McCullough, instructor in nursing, School of Nursing

Dr. Shou Jiang Tang, professor of medicine, School of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Jaime Lynn Wheeler, Epic nursing informatics specialist, Information Systems

5 Years

Dr. Kristen Janay Alston, assistant professor of family medicine, School of Medicine

Artishia Rochelle Archie, physician scheduler, University Physicians (Neurosciences Support Services)

Kristen Bailey Burkes, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Pulmonology)

Raven Lazandria Cooks, call center representative, University Physicians (Access Guides)

Meredith Blair Curley, nurse practitioner, School of Medicine (Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences)

Heather Edgar, diagnostic sonographer, Cardiology (University Physicians Pavilion)

William Trent Fortenberry, electrician, Building Maintenance

Diane Turner Foy, inpatient nurse, University Hospital (5 South)

Dr. Viswanath Gajula, assistant professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine (Critical Care)

Alice Hawkins, billing specialist, Patient Financial Services

Angelina Humphreys, patient care technician, Grenada Medical Center (Emergency)

Janet Elizabeth Jordan, nurse anesthetist, School of Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Danielle Nicole Mickens, procurement manager, Purchasing

Dr. Kandy K. Smith, professor of nursing, School of Nursing

Brooke Elizabeth Swaney, nurse, Children’s Hospital (4C Pediatric Unit)

Ebony Sharonda Williams, sterile processing technician, University Hospital (Sterile Processing)