Kohl's Plus characters and the SAMC Foundation

Foundation staff member Meagan Hart-Dorsey presents Kohl’s plush animals and books 60104FoundationMegan310x153 to Heart & Vascular Interventional Unit staff to distribute to pediatric patients during their hospital stay. Pictured are (from left to right) Gina Eddins, RN, Brenda Hughes, RN, Rosemary Givens, Unit Secretary, Luis Garcia, RN and Meagan Hart-Dorsey. Available at Kohl’s Department Store in Dothan and Panama City, Books and Plush Characters make a wonderful gift! Please take part in this unique way to support the SAMC Foundation by purchasing these great items. Plush animals or books only cost $5.00 each. Kohl’s Department Store donates 100 percent of the net profits from the sale of these items to support children’s health and education through the SAMC Foundation’s Kohl’s Kids Fit for Life Program.

SAMC radiologist inducted as Fellow in national organization

Charles Hugh Holloway, MD, recently received one of the highest honors a radiologist can 8696HollowayHugh310x153 receive by being recognized as a fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Dr. Holloway, a partner at Radiology Associates in Dothan and a Southeast Alabama Medical Center staff radiologist, was bestowed the honor at a formal convocation ceremony during the ACR Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. in April. ACR Fellows demonstrate a history of service to the ACR, organized radiology, teaching or research. Approximately 10 percent of the organization’s members achieve this distinction.

Dr. Holloway is also a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Alabama Academy of Radiology and the Houston County Medical Society. He received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama’s College of Medicine in Mobile.

The ACR is a national nonprofit association serving more than 34,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of radiology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

Disaster preparation

SAMC recently conducted an external disaster drill which simulated a collision between a church DIsasterDrill310x153 bus and a tractor-trailer. These disaster drill help the Medical Center to be prepared in the event of a large scale incident in the community. Twenty simulated victims (all SAMC volunteers) were transported, triaged and treated in the Emergency Department. Above, SAMC emergency physician Scott Everett, MD, and Levonne Outlaw, RN, triage simulated patients as they arrive at the ED.