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  • Memorial President and CEO Kent Nicaud receives Dr. Felix Dunn Community Leader Award from Gulfport NAACP

    Date: February 23, 2021

    The Gulfport Branch of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) today awarded Memorial President and CEO Kent Nicaud the Dr. Felix Dunn Community Leader Award. “Kent has received this award in recognition of his commitment to ensure Memorial has a diverse population of employees that reflects the communities we serve, consistent with the mission of NAACP to achieve equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all pers......

  • Memorial Receives the 2021 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

    Date: February 16, 2021

    Memorial has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Memorial is in the top 4% of 4,542 U.S. hospitals offering cancer care services. This is the eighth consecutive year Memorial Hospital has received this accolade. A hospital must be designated by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer Classification (ACS CoC) as one of four specific types of cancer prog......

  • Memorial Announces Accreditation to Establish Graduate Medical Education Program in Family Medicine

    Date: February 8, 2021

    Memorial Hospital has attained initial accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to establish its first Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program in Family Medicine. GME begins after students graduate from medical school with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). Residents then match into existing residency programs around the United States. Successfully completing the residency training leads to the physician sitting for their speci......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes James C. Crittenden, MD

    Date: January 18, 2021

    Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes James C. Crittenden, MD, in the practice of Internal Medicine at 1001 Beningo Drive, Bay St. Louis. Dr. Crittenden received his medical degree and completed his internship at the University of Mississippi Jackson. He completed his internal medicine residency at Methodist Hospital Central Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Crittenden is board eligible in internal medicine. To schedule an appointment, call (228) 467-1414. James C. Crittenden, MD Internal Medicine...

  • Memorial Will Not Administer COVID-19 Vaccinations Week of January 11

    Date: January 13, 2021

    Memorial Hospital has not been provided additional allotments of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine from the Mississippi State Department of Health for the week of January 11, 2021. Instead, eligible populations from phases 1a and 1b are encouraged to sign up for an appointment through the Mississippi State Department of Health website here: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,22816,420,976.html . Memorial Hospital distributed its allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations and does not have additional supplies to......

  • Memorial Hospital Uses Antibody Infusion Treatment for COVID-19 Patients with Mild Symptoms

    Date: December 9, 2020

    Memorial Hospital is now providing monoclonal antibody infusion treatments for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 that are not requiring hospital admission. Monoclonal antibody therapy is given to patients to reduce the risk of progression of disease and to reduce hospitalizations in those diagnosed with COVID-19. The treatment is specifically for patients with mild to moderate symptoms and is being supplied per the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization. Memorial Hospital has rece......

  • Memorial Expands and Recruits Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists

    Date: December 9, 2020

    Memorial is growing and hiring healthcare heroes to help us in our mission to build a healthier community. New, increased starting rates for registered nurses and respiratory therapists have been implemented. New RNs are eligible for an additional pay incentive up to $10,000 their first year, and up to $7,500 for respiratory therapists. “According to The American Nurses Association, more registered nurse jobs will be available through 2022 than any other profession in the United States,” said Sandra Vinc......

  • Memorial Receives Quality Achievement Award

    Date: December 8, 2020

    Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Memorial earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke pa......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Amilie T. Thames, MD

    Date: December 2, 2020

    Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Amilie T. Thames, MD, in the practice of internal medicine, in association with Richard Tilley, MD, at Memorial Internal Medicine Clinic, 1110 Broad Ave., Suite 700. Dr. Thames received her medical degree at University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Thames is board certified in internal medicine. To schedule an appointment, call (228) 868-0314 ....

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Marc Hopkins, MD

    Date: December 1, 2020

    Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Marc Hopkins, MD, in the practice of gastroenterology, in association with Peter J. Bernheim, MD, and Scott M. Gioe, MD, at Memorial Physician Clinics Gastroenterology Center, 4500 West Railroad St., Gulfport. Dr. Hopkins received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. He completed his internal medicine residency at Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi, and at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. He was fellowship trai......