SAMC News

Dr. Martinez, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC News  Dr. Martinez, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Eduardo Milton Martinez, MD, FACS, vascular surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Martinez comes to ...
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Knight named associate chief nursing officer

SAMC News Knight named associate chief nursing officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tena Knight, RN, MSN has been named associate chief nursing officer. Tena has 21 years of critical ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Lim to Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Lim to Southeast Surgical Associates Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Suh Lim, MD, general surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Southeast Surgical is part of the ...
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SAMC residency program receives accreditation

SAMC News SAMC residency program receives accreditation Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce its internal medicine residency program recently received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) ...
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Strength named director of Quality Outcomes for clinics

SAMC News Strength named director of Quality Outcomes for clinicsSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Wyndi Strength has been named director of Quality Outcomes for Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG).SAMG is ...
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Dr. Dress, plastics and reconstructive surgeon, joins SAMC

SAMC News Dr. Dress, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, joins SAMC Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Christopher M. Dress, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Dress, board ...
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Dr. Miller, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC NewsDr. Miller, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical AssociatesSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Michael Lee Miller, MD, vascular surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Miller, board certified in vascular surgery, ...
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Worthington named SAMG director of the Heart Rhythm Clinic

SAMC News Worthington named SAMG director of the Heart Rhythm Clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Denise Worthington has been named the Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) director of the ...
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Couture named director of cardiology floor

SAMC News Couture named director of cardiology floor Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jessica Couture, RNCC-BSN, has been named director of 4 East Nursing Unit. This unit is primarily designated ...
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Lee named SAMG director of the hospitalists program

SAMC News Lee named SAMG director of the hospitalists program Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ellen Lee has been named the Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) director of the hospitalists ...
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Owens assumes Chief Nursing Officer duties

SAMC News Owens assumes Chief Nursing Officer duties Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Melissa Owens, RN, MSN, AOCNS, recently began her new duties as chief nursing officer. Melissa has been ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Whitney to west Dothan clinic

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Whitney to west Dothan clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Lt. Col (ret) Patrick Whitney, MD, MSPH, to its Westway Medical Office on U.S. 84 ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Elkington as a hospitalist psychiatrist

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Elkington as a hospitalist psychiatrist Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome William (Troy) Elkington, MD, general psychiatrist, to our team of hospitalists. Dr. Elkington comes to ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Hashimoto to Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Hashimoto to Southeast Surgical Associates Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Yohey Hashimoto, MD, general surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Hashimoto comes to Dothan from ...
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Dr. Basford joins SAMC’s Emergency Department and ACOM

SAMC News Dr. Basford joins SAMC’s Emergency Department and ACOM Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Jesse Basford, MD, emergency and family medicine, to its Emergency Department and the Alabama College ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Kendig, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its staff

SAMC NewsSAMC welcomes Dr. Kendig, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its staffSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Arthur C. Kendig, MD, cardiac electrophysiologist (EP cardiologist), to the Heart and Vascular Center.An electrophysiologist or ...
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Griffin named director of Radiology and Oncology Services

SAMC NewsGriffin named director of Radiology and Oncology ServicesSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Scott Griffin, BSRT, has been named director of Radiology and Oncology Services.Scott came to SAMC in 2004 ...
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Dr. Goteti joins SAMC’s Hospitalists

SAMC News Dr. Goteti joins SAMC’s Hospitalists Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Ravitej Goteti, MD, internal medicine, as a Hospitalist. Dr. Goteti comes to Dothan from Medstar Franklin Square Medical ...
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Crutchfield named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support

SAMC News Crutchfield named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Andrea Crutchfield has been named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support. Andrea has more than ...
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Chandler named chief nurse anesthetist

SAMC News Chandler named chief nurse anesthetist Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Bradley Chandler has been named chief certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). Bradley joined the SAMC team in 2002 ...
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Cole named director of Information Systems

SAMC News Cole named director of Information Systems Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ashley Cole has been named director of Information Systems. Ashley has more than 16 years of information ...
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Dr. Sawyer joins SAMC’s Emergency Department

SAMC News Dr. Sawyer joins SAMC’s Emergency Department Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Andrew Sawyer, MD, emergency medicine, to its Emergency Department. Dr. Sawyer, an Enterprise native, comes to Dothan ...
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Gaines named vice president of ancillary services

SAMC News Gaines named vice president of ancillary services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Gaines has been named vice president of Ancillary Services. Ancillary services reporting to Jennifer are: ...
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Daffron named vice president Information Systems/Chief Information Officer

SAMC News Daffron named vice president Information Systems/Chief Information Officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Eric Daffron has been named vice president of Information Systems/Chief Information Officer (CIO). Eric began ...
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Howard named director of Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit

SAMC News Howard named director of Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kysha Howard, MSN, RN-BC, CNS has been named director of the Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit. Kysha has ...
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Culp named director of Human Resources

SAMC News Culp named director of Human Resources Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kecia Culp, PHR, SHRM-CP, has been named director of Human Resources. Kecia has 18 years of Human ...
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Stroke program earns awards

SAMC News Stroke program earns awards SAMC received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke ...
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Stewart named to 2017 Top Hospital Marketers of the Year

SAMC News Stewart named to 2017 Top Hospital Marketers of the Year Mark Stewart, director, Public Relations/Printing, has been named to the fourth annual class of Top Hospital Marketers of the year by DTC Perspectives, ...
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York named clinic manager of SAMC’s Rehab Services West

SAMC News York named clinic manager of SAMC’s Rehab Services West Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ryan York, PT, DPT, CCCE, is the clinic manager of Rehab Services West. Ryan ...
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Mayhall named director of Spiritual Care at SAMC

SAMC News Mayhall named director of Spiritual Care at SAMC Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Timothy Brian Mayhall, M.Div., BCC, as director of Spiritual Care. Mayhall is a board certified ...
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Reif joins SAMC team as compliance officer

SAMC News Reif joins SAMC team as compliance officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Deborah A. Reif, MBA, CHC, CHPC, has been named compliance officer. Deborah has more than 10 ...
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Temples named director of neurosurgery floor

SAMC News Temples named director of neurosurgery floor Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jerry Temples, BSN, has been named director of the 6 East Nursing Unit. This unit is designated ...
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Dr. Duke joins SAMC’s new west Dothan Family Practice Clinic

SAMC News Dr. Duke joins SAMC's new west Dothan Family Practice Clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Brandy Duke, DO, Family Practice, to its Westway Medical Office on U.S. 84 ...
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Williams joins SAMC Administrative Team

SAMC News Williams joins SAMC Administrative Team Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Taylor Williams to its administrative team as Vice President of Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG). Taylor will be ...
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Hartigan to serve as leader for SAMC’s Heart and Vascular Service Line

SAMC News Hartigan to serve as leader for SAMC’s Heart and Vascular Service Line Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Eric A. Hartigan, RN, MSN, MBA, has been named executive director ...
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Smith tapped to head up SAMC’s Women and Infants Services

SAMC News Smith tapped to head up SAMC’s Women and Infants Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tammy Smith, RN, MSN, has been named executive director of Women and Infants ...
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SAMC system and Statera Health welcome new CEO of Clinical Integration Organization

SAMC News SAMC system and Statera Health welcome new CEO of Clinical Integration Organization Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) and Statera Health are pleased to welcome Marc J. Miller, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, as chief ...
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Money named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit

SAMC News Money named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kerrie Money, RN, has been named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit. This unit is ...
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Owens named associate chief nursing officer

SAMC News Owens named associate chief nursing officerSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Melissa Owens, RN, MSN, AOCNS, has been named associate chief nursing officer. Melissa has been part of the ...
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Gaines named division director

SAMC News Gaines named division directorSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Gaines has been named division director of Ancillary Services. She will assume her new duties October 1. Ancillary Services ...
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Fountain Turns Pink

SAMC News Fountain Turns PinkSAMC kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by turning the city fountain PINK to honor breast cancer survivors and remember the ones who lost their battle ...
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Steinwinder named director of Family Birth Center

SAMC News Steinwinder named director of Family Birth CenterSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Sheila Steinwinder, RN, MSN, has been named director of the Family Birth Center (FBC) in the Women’s ...
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SAMC offers an alternative to a life of pain

SAMC News SAMC offers an alternative to a life of painLife shouldn’t be a painful experience, especially when it comes to acute or chronic pain. Approximately 100 million people in the United States experience ...
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Segrest named director of orthopedic floor

SAMC News Segrest named director of orthopedic floorSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Brooke Segrest, RN, MSN, has been named director of 2 East Nursing Unit. This unit is designated for ...
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Knight named director of Neuro Critical Care Unit

SAMC News Knight named director of Neuro Critical Care UnitSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tena Knight, RN, MSN has been named director of its new Neuro Critical Care Unit. Tena ...
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25th Annual Men’s Health Fair

SAMC News 25th Annual Men's Health FairOur 25th annual Men's Health Fair will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 8 - 11 a.m. at the Dothan Civic Center. The event will offer nearly ...
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SAMC announces new VP of Strategic Service Lines

SAMC News SAMC announces new VP of Strategic Service LinesMerideth M. Holland was appointed as Vice President of Strategic Service Lines at Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) in July 2016. Her prior experience includes serving as ...
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Yoga Class Offered

SAMC News Yoga class offeredMore than 50 SAMC Foundation employee partners attended introduction to yoga classes on June 22. Sponsored by the Foundation, sessions were instructed by Carmen Adams, Colleen Mellown and Dr. Amith ...
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2 East celebrates a year without CAUTI

SAMC News 2 East celebrates a year without CAUTISAMC’s 2-East/Orthopedics team held a celebration to note a significant milestone. On June 20, the staff of the orthopedics floor accomplished 365 days with no Catheter ...
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Foundation, ER fund CPR education

SAMC News Foundation, ER fund CPR educationThe SAMC Foundation in partnership with SAMC’s Emergency Services recently presented a check for $15,400 to the Dothan Fire Rescue team to help first responders continue their lifesaving ...
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