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Hansen Joins Pain Management Center

Thomas Hansen, MD Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Thomas Hansen, MD, has joined the Pain Management Center. Dr. Hansen has 30 years of experience in pain management and anesthesiology with a special interest in dorsal column stimulation and headache pain. He has numerous publications on neurophysiology... Read more

Dodge Joins Cape Trauma Specialists

Aaron N. Dodge, PA-C Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Aaron Dodge, PA-C, has joined Cape Trauma Specialists. Dodge earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. in 2016. He earned a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies... Read more

Saint Francis Awarded $3 Million Rural Maternity Obstetrics Grant

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that Saint Francis Healthcare System was awarded a RMOMS (Rural Maternity Obstetrics Management Strategies) grant. The grant, one of only three awarded nationwide, focuses on the six Missouri Bootheel counties of Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott and... Read more

Family Nurse Practitioner L’Heureux Joins Kneibert Clinic

Elizabeth A. L’Heureux, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Elizabeth L'Heureux, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C has joined Kneibert Clinic in Poplar Bluff. L'Heureux earned her Associate of Arts in Sociology in 2005 from Three Rivers College. She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing from Three Rivers in... Read more

Kidd and Younghouse Join Saint Francis Board of Directors

Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes two new members to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors. Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse joined the Board. Adam Kidd is the president of Kidd Oil Co. He has served on the Saint Francis Health Development Board since 2015. He... Read more

Certified Nurse Midwife Haynes joins Cape Care for Women

Elaura M. Haynes, MSN, RN, CNM Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Elaura M. Haynes, MSN, RN, CNM to Cape Care for Women. Haynes received her board certification from American Midwifery Certification Board. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. in 2011.... Read more

Saint Francis’ Ogburn Achieves FACHE Credential

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE Vice President of Saint Francis Medical Partners, Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders. FACHE is a premier board certification in healthcare management and formally recognizes Ogburn's high competency, commitment... Read more

Massey joins Saint Francis Health Center – Dexter

Mina K. Massey, MD Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes family medicine physician Mina K. Massey, MD as a Saint Francis Medical Partner at Saint Francis Health Center in Dexter, Missouri. Dr. Massey earned her medical degree at University of Missouri – Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998. She completed... Read more

Saint Francis Awards 22 Scholarships

Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to twenty-two local students in July. Each student received $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession. The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was established in 1980. Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis... Read more

Stuart Greaser Promoted to Pharmacy Manager

Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP has been promoted to Pharmacy Manager. Greaser began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare in November 2014 as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist specializing in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship. He co-founded the Antimicrobial... Read more

Saint Francis Healthcare System Conducts Ebola Simulation Training

Gayla Tripp, Infection Prevention & Environmental Services Manager; Chad Garner, Director of Emergency and Trauma Services; and Rep. Kathy Swan look at the "patient" during the Ebola simulation training. Saint Francis Healthcare System conducted an Ebola simulation training Wednesday, May 29, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Emergency and Trauma Center as part of the statewide 2019 Spring Break Mission Full-Scale Exercise. Members of the Saint Francis Emergency Team and Cape Girardeau County Ambulance Service took part... Read more

Phillips promoted to Purchasing Manager

Debbie Phillips Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Debbie Phillips has been promoted to Purchasing Manager. Phillips began her career at Saint Francis in 1985 in the Human Resources Department. She transferred to Purchasing and Receiving as an Inventory Buyer. Phillips was Catheterization Laboratory Buyer for... Read more

David Enderle Takes Ride with Navy’s Blue Angels

David Enderle snaps a selfie in the back seat of a Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet Saint Francis Healthcare System Athletic Trainer David Enderle had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when he had the honor to ride with the Navy's Blue Angels in a F/A-18 Hornet jet. The special ride happened on May 15 before the 2019 Cape Girardeau Air Festival the following weekend. David was... Read more


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