Nurse receives Advanced Practice license

Kysha Howard, RN, 7-East/Cardiovascular, has obtained her Advanced Practice Nurse license as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) through the Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN). 5140KyshaHoward310x153SAMC uses CNSs to improve patient outcomes and nursing care. CNSs are clinical experts in a specialized area of nursing practice and in the deliverance of evidence based nursing interventions. In order to become a CNS, the ABN requires a Registered Nurse to complete a CNS Masters degree, followed by a national certification exam before becoming licensed. Kysha has been an employee of SAMC for 13 years and currently serves as CNS for 7 East.

WOOF-FM to air breast cancer stories

If you're a breast cancer survivor, a family member of a survivor, know someone struggling with the fight, or someone who's just been diagnosed, WOOF - FM would like to hear your story. The radio station will be airing their Pink Minute stories throughout September and needs audio clips from survivors and/or their family and friends. Call Amy D. at WOOF - FM at 334-792-1149. Please leave your name, number and a time you can be reached. It's easy and you will not regret sharing your story. It needs to be told!

Health, Laughter and Fellowship…With a Twist!

Southeast Alabama Medical Center is excited to kick off our fourth year of the "Sweet Tea Society (STS)." MEH - Headshot web We've refilled the sweet tea pitcher this year with a refreshing lineup of fun and fellowship brewed exclusively for women.

Being a mother, daughter, wife and businesswoman can be very demanding and comes with many responsibilities. The STS gives you a much deserved break to catch your breath and relax with healthy knowledge and lighthearted fun.

Join us for the first quarterly event with nationally known humorist Maryellen Hooper. Her storytelling about being a woman, wife and mother will be your cup of tea.

An evening of storytelling about her own life
Tuesday, September 29/6:30 p.m./Dothan Opera House

Tickets can be purchased for $15 at the Dothan Civic Center, by calling 334-615-3175 or online at  (Additional fees apply when ordering online).

Guest emcee: Amy D., co-host of the area's No. 1 rated morning show heard weekdays from 5:30 to 9 on WOOF-FM 99.7.

About Maryellen Hooper:
A veteran in the world of stand-up, Maryellen Hooper has made numerous national television appearances. She was a past winner of the "Female Comedian of the Year" presented at the American Comedy Awards.

A physical story-teller, Maryellen's act is an ever-evolving story about her life as a woman, wife and mother. Never crude or offensive, her accounts of life's little annoyances leave audiences exhausted from laughter. From home repairs on her family's "Fixer Upper" to colicky babies, no story is too sacred to share with her audiences. Her latest stand-up special is "Stinky Flowers," based on her stories about Wifedom and Mommyhood from her hugely popular blog of the same name, Stinky Flowers.

Upcoming complimentary "Sweet Tea Society" programs at the Depot off Main, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (next to the Wiregrass Museum of Art)
Thursday, November 5 – Surviving Menopause and Still Feeling Attractive – Praful G. Patel, MD (OBGYN)
Thursday, February 18 – Staying in Step with the Right Footwear – David W. Alford, MD (Orthopedics/Foot/Ankle)