Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Schooled at the Jordan University School of Medicine, Dr. Daoud has served as the consultant Endocrinologist at the King Abdulaziz Medical City (NGHA) in Jeddah. He has held regular speaking engagements on Diabetes and Endocrinology, both at the departmental and hospital levels, and participated in World Diabetes Day as a guest lecturer and... Read More
Monday, September 19, 2016
Roseanna Salinas was the first, and only, Medical Assistant in the cancer center during its inception. She describes the center’s nascent atmosphere as energizing and thrilling, as everything was new – and she doesn’t solely mean the building and equipment. She had come to Memorial Healthcare from somewhere else.“It was different,” she says. “I... Read More
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Memorial Healthcare has a new General Surgeon! Hailing from Bloomfield, Michigan, by way of West Virginia University, Dr. Thomas Smith joins our team as a General Surgeon.Joining Memorial Healthcare from Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Dr. Smith has been responsible for more than 1100 surgical cases as well as the management of the... Read More
Monday, September 12, 2016
As some of you may already know, Memorial Healthcare will be saying goodbye to Ruthann Liagre and Tim Sustrich in the next 60-90 days. Both of these individuals have contributed greatly to building a culture of excellence at Memorial Healthcare and will be missed. Ruthann will retire from Memorial sometime before December and will be embarking... Read More
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Joint and body pain is something we all experience at some point, but not necessarily something for which we actually seek care.September serves as Pain Awareness Month, the American Chronic Pain Association’s (ACPA) concerted effort to drum up public awareness to the issues of pain and pain management. The month’s goal is to create greater... Read More
Monday, September 5, 2016
Dr. Wanda Iza, MD has joined Memorial Healthcare’s Family Medicine Team. Trained for patient care to include neonate to geriatric (encompassing pediatrics, adolescent, adult and gynecological medicine), Dr. Iza’s most recent experience includes 4 years at Allegiance Health Mason Family Medicine in Mason, Michigan. Dr. Iza, however, has varied... Read More
Monday, August 29, 2016
Initially drawn in by the offer to pay for RN school, Pat Root’s time at Memorial Healthcare did not end after her required two-year commitment. Twenty-six years later, she is still here. She remembers starting and immediately thinking how friendly the environment was. She noticed how well everyone worked together and how many opportunities there... Read More
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
As World War I soldiers, sailors, marines, and nurses returned home to Owosso and Shiawassee County in March of 1920, the community rallied behind these heroes. At this time ground was also broken for Memorial Healthcare, a modern hospital that would serve as a monument to those who served in the war. The need for a modern hospital in the area was... Read More
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
You’ve met her, but do you know her?Every employee’s introduction to Memorial Healthcare begins with a warm welcome, and likely a quick joke, from Iyla Waters. Iyla started at the hospital as a secretary over 40 years ago and now serves as a Senior Specialist in Human Resources Department.When the Owosso native began her employment at Memorial... Read More
Monday, August 15, 2016
Kortnee Davis was born and raised in Owosso. While growing up, she remembers family and friends working at Memorial Healthcare who always offered positive comments about their experience. Long before her employment at Memorial Healthcare, the hospital was already familiar. She entered college with the desire to become a nurse. It was during her... Read More

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