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MBH Awards Fourth Four-Year Healthcare Scholarship


Du Quoin, Illinois - July 31, 2012 - Marshall Browning Hospital in DuQuoin awarded their fourth $1,000 health career scholarship to Chace Epplin of Du Quoin. Each spring, a DuQuoin High School senior is awarded $1,000-per-year for up to four years to help further their college dreams. Chase plans to attend John A. Logan College and then transfer to a four-year university where he will pursue a Bachelor's degree in nursing.

Chace is the son of Nancy Epplin and the late Danny Epplin of Du Quoin. Chace was formally recognized at the District #300 Foundation Dinner in May. The Hospital Scholarship Committee hosted a dinner on July 30 in honor of Chace, as well as, Curry Emling, 2011 recipient, Lindsey Chapman, 2010 recipient, and Chelsey (Varner) Davis, 2009 recipient.

The Scholarship Committee is comprised of hospital board members Richard Haines, Kathy West, Don Hoffman, Mark Maclin and Edwin A. Gast, CEO.

Marshall Browning Hospital is now paying out $4,000 each year to local students who are committed to furthering their education and working toward a healthcare career. It is one of the many ways Marshall Browning Hospital is giving back to the community.
All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of Dr. Gladstone Tucker, Dr. Malcolm Schulz, Dr. E. Clay Travis, Danielle Klump, FNP, Michael Staff, PA-C, and Cathy Lyons, PA-C. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Morthland College Health Services (MCHS). Radiology services are provided under the auspices of SEMC Pathology. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of Brigham Anesthesia.
INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (Brigham Anesthesia),and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Gastroenterology Clinic: Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D.,Bruce Bacon, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Walid Halees, M.D., Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Surgery & Wound Clinic: Malcolm A. Schulz, M.D.
MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:
Marshall Browning Medical Clinic is a hospital-based rural health clinic operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic.