News Articles

December 1, 2022

Frazier accepts Lab Manager Role in Poplar Bluff

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Brandi Frazier has accepted the role of Lab Manager at Saint Francis Laboratory Poplar Bluff, effective April 2022. Frazier received her Associate of Applied Science from Three Rivers College in 2006, followed by her Bachelor of Science in...

November 30, 2022

Saint Francis Healthcare System to host Live Nativity on December 17

Saint Francis Healthcare System will recreate the scene of Jesus' birth with its fourth annual outdoor Live Nativity. Come and experience the true reason for the season on Saturday, December 17, from 5-7 pm. Invite your neighbors, friends and family to follow the Star of...

November 28, 2022

Saint Francis Welcomes Mobile Wellness to Service Offerings

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Saint Francis Mobile Wellness to its healthcare service offerings, which arrives to Saint Francis Medical Center this week. The 45' coach houses a state-of-the-art 3D mammography unit as its primary service offering. Mobile Wellness will travel the region...

November 22, 2022

Gramlisch Joins Cape Care for Women as Family Nurse Practitioner

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Amber Gramlisch, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Cape Care for Women as a Family Nurse Practitioner practicing women's health. Gramlisch earned her Master of Science in Nursing at Southeast Missouri State University. Gramlisch began her career at Saint Francis...

November 16, 2022

Saint Francis Welcomes Fr. Anthony

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Fr. Anthony C. Nwankwo, STL, CPE, as a Chaplain in Pastoral Care Services. Fr. Anthony earned his Bachelor of Philosophy and Bachelor of Theology from Seat of Wisdom Seminary, affiliate of Urbania University in Rome, Italy. He earned...

November 15, 2022

Smith to Take on New Role as Director of Acute Care Operations

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to recognize Krystle Smith, RN, BSN, in her promotion to Director of Acute Care Operations, effective November 2022. Smith began her career at Saint Francis in 2013, starting as a Registered Nurse and transitioning to Charge Nurse, Performance Improvement Specialist...

November 15, 2022

Crump to Take on New Role as Director of Emergency and Trauma Services

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to recognize Carla Crump, RN, BSN, in her promotion to Director of Emergency and Trauma Services, effective November 2022. Crump has served in the Emergency Services Department since March of 1996. Crump has served in several roles including staff nurse,...

November 14, 2022

Riley Returns to Saint Francis as Nurse Practitioner

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Jessica R. Riley, MSN, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, has returned to Saint Francis as a Nurse Practitioner and Congestive Heart Failure Coordinator at Cape Cardiology Group, a Saint Francis Medical Partner. Riley earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing...

November 14, 2022

Janell Martin, MSN, RN-CRNA, Joins Saint Francis

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Janell Martin, MSN, RN-CRNA, has joined Saint Francis as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), effective August 2022. Martin received her Master of Science Nursing degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She also received her Nurse Anesthesia...

November 11, 2022

Saint Francis Oncologists Recognized for Clinical Trial Enrollment

Medical and radiation oncologists at the Saint Francis Cancer Institute recently received recognition for clinical trial accruals (enrollments) through the National Cancer Institute's National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). The awards were announced at NCORP's annual meeting, recognizing investigators (providers) who enrolled patients in NCORP-sponsored clinical...

November 10, 2022

Saint Francis Foundation Recognizes Physician Philanthropists

Saint Francis Foundation recently honored both Charles H. Pancoast, MD, and Clifford R. Talbert Jr., MD, FACC, with Healing Hands Lifetime Giving Awards in recognition of their long-term support and leadership giving. "Their generosity has helped provide comfort and healing to numerous patients and colleagues over...

November 8, 2022

Saint Francis Wins 18 Marketing Awards

Saint Francis Healthcare System won 18 Show-Me-Excellence Awards for excellent healthcare marketing from the Missouri Association for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing (MAHPRM). The annual awards recognize high achievement and superb quality in advertising, marketing and public relations projects produced by hospitals and healthcare systems throughout...

October 10, 2022

Saint Francis Celebrates Feast of St. Francis and Mass of Installation

On Wednesday, October 5, Saint Francis Healthcare System celebrated the Feast of St. Francis and Mass of Installation for Justin Davison, President and Chief Executive Officer. The Most Reverend Edward M. Rice, Bishop Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese, was joined by Priests of the Diocese to celebrate...

October 7, 2022

Miles Joins Saint Francis Clinic Dexter

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Shantel Miles, FNP-C, has joined Saint Francis Clinic Dexter as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Miles earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn., followed by her Master of Science in Nursing from...

October 7, 2022

Christenberry Joins Cape Physician Associates

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Sarah C. Christenberry, MD, pediatrician at Cape Physician Associates, a Saint Francis Medical Partner. Christenberry earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in History from Presbyterian University in Clinton, S.C. followed by her Master...

October 7, 2022

Color Dash 2022 5K and Fun Walk Provides Free Cancer Screenings

The Saint Francis Foundation hosted their fourth annual Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, October 1, at Arena Park. The turnout for the 5K and one mile fun walk included 274 participants. More than $31,000 was raised to provide free cancer screenings to...

October 7, 2022

Deane Joins Saint Francis Clinic Dexter

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Savannah J. Deane, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Saint Francis Clinic Dexter as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Deane earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Southeast Missouri State University. Deane has clinical...