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Marshall Wound Healing Center Staff

Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Wound Center earns fifth ‘Center of Excellence’ award

A tradition of always putting quality healthcare first has earned the Marshall Wound Healing Center an excellence award for 2021. This marks the fifth year the center has earned the distinction.

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Athletic Trainers: Work Beyond the Sidelines

Wed, Mar 30, 2022 at 03:42 PM

Athletic Trainers: Beyond the Sidelines

In addition to their work in the schools, athletic trainers at Marshall Medical Centers are also serving our community on a corporate level.

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Albertville Chamber of Commerce Grants MMC Hero of the Year Award

Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 09:00 AM

Albertville Chamber of Commerce Grants MMC Hero of the Year Award

Marshall Medical Centers was honored as the recipient of the Hero of the Year award from the Albertville Chamber of Commerce.

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Generosity of community appreciated by Marshall Medical’s Cancer Center

Wed, Mar 2, 2022 at 11:16 AM

Generosity of community appreciated by Marshall Medical’s Cancer Center

The kindness and generosity shown to the Marshall Cancer Care Center from the community is always touching. Sometimes it’s nothing short of amazing.

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Dialysis now available to hospitalized patients at Marshall Medical Centers

Fri, Feb 18, 2022 at 08:25 AM

Dialysis now available to hospitalized patients at Marshall Medical Centers

Marshall Medical South’s new dialysis service is answering a need for patients with kidney failure.

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Programs
Lynn and Durell Owens sitting on the bench. Standing behind them are Radiation Techs: (left to right) Nadine Jenkins, Keri Beth Sexton and Savannah Steele

Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 08:40 AM

Sand Mountain woman shares COVID experience in book of artwork

Unfortunately many people now have a COVID-19 story to tell. But few people have told their stories as Lynn Black Owens has – in a book that is part heart-wrenching tale of crippling sickness and part art book.

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Christmas tree at OR SOUTH

Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 10:35 AM

Breast Cancer Awareness at OR South

To passersby, it looks like Christmas has come a bit early outside the operating room (OR) at Marshall Medical South where a beautiful 10-foot tall, pink-ornamented Christmas tree stands greeting patients as they prepare for surgery. Why is this tree up so early you ask? This is no ordinary Christmas tree, but instead, a loving reminder to all who see it of the significance of October being recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Dr. Georgia Gamble

Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 12:12 PM

Welcome Dr. Georgia Gamble

Marshall Medical Centers welcomes obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Georgia Gamble.

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Nurse Practitioner Amanda Young

Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 11:05 AM

Prevention is Key: Breast Cancer Awareness

One in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, let's work to prevent that.

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Welcome Dr. Megehee

Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 03:40 PM

Welcome Dr. Megehee

Marshall Medical Centers welcomes Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Paul Megehee

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The Harb family

Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM

New cardiologist happy to join Heart Center at Marshall South

Family settling in local area

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Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Dr. Haley Gates

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Welcome Dr. Haley Gates

Marshall Medical Welcomes Dr. Haley Gates

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Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Dr. Sean English

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Welcome Dr. English

Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Sean English

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Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Dr. Wade Edwards

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Welcome Dr. Wade Edwards

MMC is excited to welcome Dr. Wade Edwards

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Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Dr. Maan Harb

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Welcome Dr. Maan Harb

Marshall Medical Centers welcomes cardiologist Dr. Maan Harb!

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Marshall North Volunteers with new wheelchairs

Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Hospital Auxiliary spends fundraiser proceeds on new fleet of wheelchairs

Volunteers give more than their time

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Celebrating Cancer Survivors

Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Celebrating Cancer Survivors

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is one of the most challenging situations a person can go through both physically and emotionally, but it is even more difficult when you and your spouse receive a positive diagnosis at the same time.

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Wound Healing Center Staff

Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Bringing healing

The Marshall Wound Healing Center provides invaluable treatment options to those dealing with chronic wounds.

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Marshall Cancer Center provides genetic testing, counseling

Teleconferencing brings genetic services to Marshall County patients

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Gracie Likos leads exercises during SmartStart program at Boaz Intermediate School

Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 10:38 AM

Marshall Medical Welcomes Back SmartStart Program

After taking a hiatus during COVID in 2020, this Spring Marshall Medical was thrilled to be back in schools to present the SmartStart program.

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Arab Chamber of Commerce: Heroes of the Year award

Mon, May 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Arab Chamber presents “Hero” award to MMC on behalf of all healthcare workers

Dr. Sparks accepts Hero award on behalf of MMC

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Mon, May 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Robots disinfecting throughout Marshall North and South hospitals

Thor is not only a super hero, but also a super cleaner!

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Gary Gore Complex

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 02:05 PM

Gary R. Gore Medical Complex marker unveiled

A water feature designating Marshall Medical Centers’ mid-county campus as the Gary R. Gore Medical Complex has been unveiled. The display honors the longtime CEO who retired last April after 30 years.

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Masks still required

Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Masks still required on all Marshall Medical campuses

As state mandate expires, hospital system remains vigilant

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Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM

What is Blood Oxygen and why is it important?

Medical terms we hear but may not fully understand

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Rev. Mark Mayo

Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 09:15 AM

Cancer Care Center chaplain can relate to patients experience

Mark Mayo fills role as new chaplain at Marshall Cancer Care Center

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Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Marshall Medical has been the trusted source for therapy for 60 years

Comprehensive therapy since 1960

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Marshall Mobility

Mon, Nov 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM

New transport service for wheelchair, others with limited mobility

Getting to doctor's appointments now possible

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Mammograms save lives

Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Boaz woman credits dedication to mammograms for surviving breast cancer

Three decades of annual scans

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Marti Jester

Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Union Grove woman credits divine intervention for finding her breast cancer

Missed mammogram turns out to be perfect timing

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Amanda Young

Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Nurse practitioner makes time to teach prevention, early detection

Counsels patients, others on self care

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Traci Stewart-Director of Marshall Cancer Care Center

Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM

New director of Marshall Cancer Center sees herself as member of a team

Knowing she was stepping into big shoes following Sparkman, Stewart is focusing on being one part of the talented staff known for making the Cancer Center the healing place it is today.

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Dr. Jessica Sparks

Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Local doctor excited to open her own practice next to Marshall Medical

Jessica Sparks landed in a great practice for a young doctor when she was fresh out of residency two years ago. At Lakeside Clinic, she had access to advise and opinions from seven physicians, most of whom are very experienced. That teamwork aspect of medicine is what she will miss most as she strikes out on her own as the sole physician of Marshall Primary Care.

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Auxiliary President Betty Hendrix, student Trinity Perkins, Vice President Carolyn Wakefield, Secretary Kelly Stenson

Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Three local graduates earn scholarships for volunteer work at hospital

Three hard-working local students have earned hospital scholarships to help cover the costs of college.

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Marshall County Commission Speakers Judy Smith, Kathy Woodruff and Anita McBurnett

Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 04:30 PM

Hospital, public health officials plead with public to protect themselves, others.

With COVID-19 infecting Marshall County residents at an alarming rate, medical and public health officials on Wednesday pleaded with the community to do its part to help turn back the surge.

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Events
Wound Care Staff

Thu, May 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Wound Care Awareness Week June 1-5

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marshall Wound Healing Center has stayed busy making sure patients with non-healing wounds got the care they needed.

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Education Director Tami Howard demonstrates CPR for digital class

Tue, May 5, 2020 at 05:00 PM

American Heart Association provides free equipment for individual CPR refresher

Thanks to the generosity of the American Heart Association, Marshall Medical employees are able to resume earning required certifications in life support despite a pandemic.

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Dr. Rachel Pope, Psychiatrist

Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Tips for staying mentally sound during, bouncing back after pandemic

If your nerves are rattled from watching too much news, or if you’re feeling stir crazy from being stuck inside the house or if you feel depressed over the state of the world, remember one thing: you are not alone.

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Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Local company created equipment to protect doctors from Coronavirus

Atrion Medical Products, Inc. in Arab has designed and manufactured intubation boxes to assist in treating COVID-19 patients while protecting medical personnel.

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Arab Chamber of Commerce honors Marshall Medical Centers North

Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Arab Chamber of Commerce awards Marshall Medical Center North as Industry of the Year

The industry of the Year

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Grand opening

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM

MMCN celebrates 30 years of caring for patients and nurturing community

Happy Anniversary MMCN!

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Leap Day Baby

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Leap Day Baby

Marshall Medical Centers help welcome Leap Day Baby!

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Patient Stories
Wound Care staff

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Marshall Wound Care Center Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Celebrating 15 years of kindness and caring

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