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News Articles

Martin Joins Kneibert Clinic

Chris Martin, LCSW Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Christopher Martin has joined Kneibert Clinic in Poplar Bluff as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has seven years of experience working with youth at community mental health facilities and working with youth and families at Missouri Department... Read more

Michael Shipman Promoted to Pharmacy Manager

Michael Shipman, PharmD, BCPS Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Michael Shipman, PharmD, BCPS, has been promoted to Pharmacy Manager. Shipman began his career at Saint Francis in June 2006 as a pharmacist. He earned his PharmD from the University of Tennessee – Memphis and his Bachelor of... Read more

Justin Davison Joins Saint Francis as New Chief Financial Officer

Justin Davison, MBA Saint Francis Healthcare System is proud to announce the appointment of Justin Davison as Chief Financial Officer of Saint Francis Healthcare System. Former CFO David Prather retired in December after 24 years at Saint Francis. Davison will oversee the Healthcare System's overall financial plans and policies and... Read more

Bauman Named Director of Human Resources

Diane Bauman Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Diane Bauman has been named Director of Human Resources. In her new role, Bauman's responsibilities include employee relations, compliance with state and federal regulations, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruitment and retention for the Healthcare System in accordance... Read more

Sierman Joins Advanced Orthopedic Specialists

Gabrielle R. Sierman, APRN, FNP-BC Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Gabrielle R. Sierman, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Advanced Orthopedic Specialists. Sierman earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Management from Southeast Missouri State University in 2012, an Associate in Nursing from Southeast Hospital College of Nursing in 2014,... Read more

Homann Joins Saint Francis Emergency Department

Brooke L. Homann, PA-C Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Certified Physician Assistant Brooke L. Homann has joined the Emergency Department. She earned her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2019 from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. Homann is board certified through the National Commission... Read more

Saint Francis Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

Saint Francis Foundation added four new members to its board of directors this year. They are: Dr. Andrew Boldrey, pediatrician; Tucker Davis, bank vice president; Barbara Mueller, RN and technology professional; and Angie Womack, real estate associate. Jimmy Wilferth, VP of Foundation and Marketing at Saint Francis... Read more

Saint Francis Honors Sister Jane Kiefer for Years of Service

Sister Jane Kiefer Saint Francis Healthcare System honors Sister Jane Kiefer for her more than 40 years of service to the organization. She has retired to the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters Motherhouse in Wheaton, Illinois. Sister Jane joined the Franciscan Sisters in Wheaton, Illinois, in November 1948, and worked in Catholic... Read more

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

McClard Joins Emergency Department

Taylor L. McClard, MSPA, PA-C Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Taylor L. McClard, MSPA, PA-C, has joined the Emergency Department as a Certified Physician Assistant. McClard earned her Bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 2017 and Master's degree from Southern Illinois University in 2019. She is... Read more

Kelley Joins Cape Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Leticia Kelley, APRN, FNP-BC Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Leticia Kelley, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Cape Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri – Columbia in Columbia, Mo. in 2000. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing... 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


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