November 9, 2012
SIU School of Medicine Employees Honored for Service
The School of Medicine recently honored 60 of its employees for their years of service at campus facilities in Springfield, Decatur and Quincy.
40 years: Donald Caspary, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology; Morris Cooper, Ph.D., professor of medical microbiology, immunology and cell biology; Carl Faingold, Ph.D., professor and chairman of pharmacology; Pam Speer, associate provost of finance and administration.
35 years: Dr. Subhash Chaudhary, professor of pediatrics; Phil Davis, Ph.D., associate provost of external and health affairs; Dr. Allen Devleschoward, professor of clinical neurology; Dr. Stuart Frank, professor of internal medicine.
30 years: Tonna Kloeden, local area network administrator, institutional planning and management information; Loretta Mabie, administrative aide, obstetrics/gynecology; Sandra Vicari, Ph.D., associate professor of clinical psychiatry; Craig Whitworth, research laboratory coordinator, research and faculty affairs.
25 years: Mary Aiello, curriculum coordinator, education and curriculum; Kay DeFord, medical education program specialist, internal medicine; John Giacomini, engineer, capital planning and service operations; Dr. Kim Hodgson, professor of surgery; Julie Husted, administrative assistant, finance and administration; Susan Johnson, account technician, SIU HealthCare patient business services; Ron Kanwischer, associate professor of clinical psychiatry; Risa Kirkpatrick, biomed research administrator, medical microbiology, immunology and cell biology; Jeanette Mitchell, chief clerk, plastic surgery; Sarah Peters, office administrator, medical humanities; Marc Randall, researcher, pharmacology; Anita Weinhoeft, medical education program coordinator, surgery.
20 years: Kelli Beard, administrative aide, surgery; Teresa Benshoof, clerk, SIU HealthCare clinic support operations; Carlene Boll, clinic nurse, internal medicine; Brenda Brown, administrative clerk, surgery; Mary Carter, health care administrator, internal medicine; Sherry Cline, clinic nurse, internal medicine; Beth Dawson, Ph.D., research professor, medical education; Christine Hobrock, staff clerk, SIU HealthCare coding; Amy Hoffman, charge nurse, surgery; Fran Kovach, research assistant professor, information and communication sciences; Brian McCloskey, director of management and budget; Katherine McMullin, licensed practical nurse, surgery; Stacy Miller, office manager, internal medicine; Vickram Ramkumar, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology; Linda Savage, office manager, family and community medicine - Quincy; Sara Shaw, office manager, surgery.
15 years: Dr. Janet Albers, professor of family and community medicine - Springfield; Marcie Ashby, director of HIV/AIDS program, internal medicine; Tammy Bowser, image processing technician, SIU HealthCare clinic support operations; Charlene Cox, clerical assistant, SIU HealthCare patient business services; Toni Dumonceaux, clinic nurse, internal medicine; Cynthia Ford, purchasing officer, purchasing; Donna Hall, human resources officer, human resources; Brenda Martin, reimbursement coding specialist, family and community medicine - Quincy; Mikal McGary, information technology technical associate, information resourcees; Brenda Merrill, clinic nurse, pediatrics; Pat Merriman, office support associate, capital planning and service operations; Bernadine Mikels, office support specialist, surgery; Dina Mytar, medical office coordinator, obstetrics/gynecology; Dr. Michael Neumeister, professor and chairman of surgery; Donna Reels, office administrator, legal affairs; Amy Richey, licensed practical nurse, neurology; Tracey Smith, coordinator of predoctoral education, family and community medicine; Margaret Utterback, medical insurance manager, SIU HealthCare patient business services; Garry Veicht, administrative director, cancer institute; Robert Wesley, regional medical program executive director, regional medical programs and rural health; David White, technical service supervisor, research services.
Established in 1970, the mission of SIU School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health needs through education, patient care, research and community service. Its website is www.siumed.edu and its main number is 217-545-8000.