People on the Move 1/14/13

Monday, January 14, 2013

Mungee named director of physician practices

Sunil Mungee

Dr. Sunil Mungee was named director of physician practices at Saint Francis Medical Center. Mungee will be responsible for developing and improving Saint Francis medical partners. Mungee earned a bachelor's degree at Indore University and a master's degree at Vikram University, both in India. He earned a master's of business administration degree at Aspen University in Denver.

Rusten joins SoutheastHEALTH

Dr. Mark C. Rusten was added to the medical staff at Southeast Hospital as an ear, nose and throat specialist. Rusten is affiliated with Southeast Ear, Nose & Throat. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga., and received a medical doctoral degree and a master's of science degree in otolaryngology from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minn.

Harris named SoutheastHEALTH regional operations VP

Paula Harris was named vice president of regional operations at SoutheastHEALTH. Harris recently worked as chief operating officer for Health Care Management Services in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Harris will be responsible for SoutheastHEALTH facilities outside Cape Girardeau County in the Missouri communities of Bloomfield, Bernie, Malden, Dexter, Ellington, Poplar Bluff, Doniphan and Van Buren. Harris holds a bachelor's degrees in physical education from Union University in Jackson, Tenn., and a physical therapy degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. She earned her master's of business administration degree at NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Rice retires from power plant

Russell “RustyÓ Rice retired after 32 years at the Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.´s New Madrid Power Plant. Rice earned his bachelor´s degree in chemistry from Southeast Missouri State University. He was named environmental coordinator in 1997. Under Rice´s leadership, the New Madrid power plant reduce its sulfur dioxide emissions 90 percent, won 2000 “Project of the YearÓ award and was inducted in the Power Plant Hall of Fame. Rice earned the 2000 Excel Innovative Action Team award for reducing mercury emissions.

Russell "Rusty" Rice retired after 32 years at the Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.'s New Madrid power plant. Rice earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Southeast Missouri State University. He was named environmental coordinator in 1997. Under Rice's leadership, the New Madrid plant reduced its sulfur dioxide emissions 90 percent, won a 2000 Project of the Year award and was inducted in the Power Plant Hall of Fame. Rice earned the 2000 Excel Innovative Action Team award for reducing mercury emissions.

Jenkins named dean at Southeast College of Health

Dr. Morris Jenkins was named dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Southeast Missouri State University. The college consists of seven departments and more than 1,800 students. Jenkins previously worked at the University of Toledo in Ohio. He holds a doctor of philosophy degree from Northeastern University in Boston, a juris doctor from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Fla., and a bachelor's degree from Claflin College in Orangeburg, S.C. Jenkins served in U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery.

Griffin recognized by 'The Hearing Review'

Kyle Griffin, hearing instrument specialist for Miracle-Ear Center of Cape Girardeau was recognized in the December issue of “The Hearing Review,Ó a journal of hearing health care professionals. Griffin was recognized as one of the best hearing health care professionals in the nation.

Kyle Griffin, hearing instrument specialist for Miracle-Ear Center of Cape Girardeau, was recognized in the December issue of "The Hearing Review," a journal for hearing health-care professionals. Griffin was recognized as one of the best hearing health-care professionals in the nation.

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