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  • Elementary Students Sell Baked Goods to Buy Toys for Pediatric Patients

    Date: December 31, 2008

    For Immediate Release December 31, 2008 GULFPORT, Miss.— Third grade students at Reeves Elementary in Long Beach recently held a bake sale that raised $250 to purchase toys and movies for the Memorial Hospital Pediatric Unit. “I just want to thank all of the faculty and students at Reeves and their parents for participating in this bake sale,” said Stefanie Bridges, Reeves Elementary School teacher. “The students were overcome with joy knowing that all of the things they donated would lift the spirits o......

  • Memorial Adopts Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital

    Date: December 31, 2008

    For Immediate Release December 31, 2008 GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial recently held a fundraiser to benefit employees of Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas who were directly impacted by Hurricane Ike. Memorial Hermann is a not-for-profit hospital licensed for 404 beds and employs over 1,700 people. In an effort to give back, Memorial Hospital employees raised over $5,200. This relief fund was sent to Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in the form of Wal-Mart gift cards and was distributed to......

  • Memorial Elects Medical Staff Officers

    Date: December 19, 2008

    For Immediate Release December 17, 2008 Memorial Medical Staff Officers were elected in September and began their terms on October 1, 2008. They will serve through 2010. Donn E. Bowers, M.D. was elected Chief of Staff. Dr. Bowers was appointed to the Medical Staff of Memorial Hospital in June 2000. He is the Medical Director of the Wound Care Department at Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bowers is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He has held many Medical Staff Leadership positions tha......

  • Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Donates $1,000 to the Memorial Pediatric Unit

    Date: December 16, 2008

    For Immediate Release December 15, 2008 Since it’s founding in 1954, the Auxiliary has been committed to Memorial and its mission of building a healthier community. Through funds raised in the Memorial Gift Shop and in special sales, the Auxiliary provides essential financial support each year for various hospital programs....

  • Memorial Auxiliary Donates Nearly $67K for Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

    Date: December 8, 2008

    For Immediate Release December 8, 2008 GULFPORT, Miss - The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $66, 844.40 for flu and pneumonia vaccines provided on the Memorial Immunization Van. The Memorial Immunization Van offers general health education as well as free childhood immunizations and flu and pneumonia vaccines at various offsite locations throughout the community. “We are happy to be able to help fund this project,” said Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President Peter Psikogios. “This donation w......

  • Memorial Hospital Honors Employees

    Date: November 19, 2008

    For Immediate Release: November 19, 2008 Memorial Hospital recognized a number of employees for their continued service and dedication at a special awards ceremony held November 14 at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis. This year’s annual event honored 343 employees. Presenting the awards were Larry Henderson, Vice-President, Administrative Services; Jeff Steiner, Vice-President, Finance; Dr. Nancy Downs, Vice-President, Medical Affairs, Jennifer Dumal, Vice-President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nur......

  • Memorial Hospital Foundation Receives Behavioral Health Grant for 2005 Hurricane Survivor Initiatives

    Date: November 17, 2008

    For Immediate Release November 17, 2008 GULFPORT, Miss.—The Memorial Hospital Foundation received a $596,000 grant for Memorial Behavioral Health (MBH) and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Marriage and Family Therapy Program to administer mental health services in 16 area schools. These programs are the result of efforts begun by Memorial following Hurricane Katrina and were launched at the beginning of the 2008-2009 school year in the Gulfport, Long Beach, Pass Christian, Bay-Waveland and H......

  • Memorial Names Third Quarter 2008 STAR Recipients

    Date: November 10, 2008

    For Immediate Release Nov. 10, 2008 GULFPORT–Memorial has named the recipients of the Third Quarter 2008 Star awards—Memorial’s highest honor. STAR, Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect, was developed to recognize outstanding service. The Third Quarter 2008 Star recipients of the STAR awards are Lola Barney, Community & Corporate Relations; Tammy Boudreaux, Patient Registration; Lynita Calvert, Emergency Services; Dr. Beth Curry, Behavioral Health; Sharon Gaudin, Quality Management; Dr. Thomas Gr......

  • More than 300 Women Attend Memorial Life Cycles Event

    Date: October 31, 2008

    For Immediate Release October 31, 2008 GULFPORT, Miss.—More than 300 women filled the Memorial Medical Office Building Atrium on October 28 for Life Cycles 2008, a free health seminar for women. Attendees listened to Memorial physicians talk about current health topics such as female changes after 40, osteoporosis, breast cancer and Oncotype DX and incontinence and bladder dysfunction. Physicians on the panel included Dr. Shahira Hanna, Obstetrics/Gynecology; Dr. Inez Kelleher, Orthopedics; Dr. Stephani......

  • Senator Wicker Visits Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

    Date: October 24, 2008

    For Immediate Release October 23, 2008 GULFPORT, MS – On Thursday, October 16, U.S. Senator and Mrs. Roger Wicker met with Memorial Hospital administration to tour the build-out and renovation of space designated to establish a new medical oncology clinic. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill, legislation that included $500,000 for Memorial Hospital, funding secured by Sen. Roger Wicker. These funds are designated to assist with t......