The SAMC Sweet Tea Society’s first Sip & Learn event for this fiscal year was held at The Depot off Main on November 7. More than 40 participants attended the event. SAMC Radiologist Julia Alexander, MD was the guest speaker; her topic was Breast Cancer is Never a Journey You Should Take By Yourself. She stressed the importance of women getting mammograms, early detection and treatment options for breast cancer, genetic testing and SAMC’s nurse navigation program. In the photo, Debra Stringer of the Southeast Regional Screening Program (SRSP) discusses how the SRSP benefits rural Wiregrass communities.
SAMC served as a corporate sponsor for Senior Day on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the National Peanut Festival. Helping bring the message of wellness, PCAs Dorothy Neal and Tina Pendleton of Patient Care Services provide free blood pressure screenings prior to a concert by local entertainer Shane Owens.
The Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) Foundation held its annual Sandi McCool Champions of Hope event on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the campus of the new Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine.