Todd receives diabetes education certification

Cheryl Todd, RN, BSC, CDE, recently passed the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. 3648CherylTodd310x153 A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) is a health care professional with specialized knowledge, skills, and experience in diabetes education and care management. A CDE is certified to teach people with diabetes how to manage their condition. Formal education and years of practical experience are required, in addition to a formal examination before a diabetes educator is certified.

SAMC Foundation presents award

SAMC Foundation staff member Meagan Hart-Dorsey (right), presented HealingHandsGinnyRoberts310x153 Ginny Roberts, of SAMC's Emergency Department, with the Healing Hands lapel pin and certificate. Healing Hands provides patients and patients families and friends with a unique way to say thank you for the exemplary care they receive at Southeast Alabama Medical Center by honoring someone who made an impression during their hospital experience. Ginny will now proudly wear her Healing Hands lapel pin as a lasting reminder of her caring spirit and the donor's tribute gift.

SAMC Foundation receives donation

The Missionary Society of North Highland Baptist Church in Dothan MissionarySocietyDonation310x153 presented the SAMC Foundation with a thousand dollar gift made in support of Champions of Hope. The gift will fund cancer programs and services at SAMC. L-R: Valerie Barnes, executive director, SAMC Foundation; Geneva Picket, Mina Dickens, Meghan Woodham, SAMC Foundation; Patricia Cummings, SAMC volunteer; Cecilia Taylor.