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Grace Bailey Receives Hospital Scholarship

Du Quoin, Illinois - July 6, 2017 - Marshall Browning Hospital recently named its 2017 healthcare career scholarship recipient. Grace Bailey, Du Quoin High School graduate, will receive $1,000 each year for four years.
Bailey is the daughter of Michael and Denice Bailey of Du Quoin. She will be attending Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to pursue a career as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

"Grace is an outstanding student and has a bright future ahead her," said Don Hoffman, Chairman of the Marshall Browning Hospital Board Scholarship Committee.
Marshall Browning Hospital has now awarded $1,000 per year for up to four years to nine outstanding students who excelled in academics and are pursuing careers in healthcare.

The hospital scholarship committee recently hosted a dinner in honor of Grace, as well as Brittany Clark, 2016 recipient; Jerry Kuhnert, 2015 recipient; Cody Bailey, 2014 recipient; and Molly Clark, 2013 recipient. The scholarship committee is comprised of hospital board members Richard Haines, Kathy West, Don Hoffman, David Searby and Dan Eaves, CEO.

"Supporting the youth of our community is something we are committed to doing at Marshall Browning Hospital," said hospital CEO Dan Eaves. "We are very impressed with Grace's high school accomplishments and are pleased to offer assistance as she pursues a career in the healthcare field."

The hospital scholarship is offered annually to demonstrate the hospital's commitment to local healthcare and its youth, and also to inspire and encourage students to dedicate their lives to helping others."

Pictured L to R: Molly Clark, Grace Bailey, Jerry Kuhnert, Cody Bailey, Brittany Clark
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, David Dickinson, DPM, Mariah Charles, FNP, Danielle Klump, FNP, Kathy Laird, APN, Mandie Bagwell, NP, Ariele Loiacono, FNP, Elizabeth Harbison, FNP, Michael Staff, PA-C, Heather Rice, PA-C, and Heather Burns, RD/LDN, CDE. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by 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 Southern Illinois Medical Services.
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 (Southern Illinois Medical Services),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: Endocrinology Clinic: Issa Abed, M.D.; 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: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Sleep Clinic: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Surgery & Wound Clinic: Malcolm A. Schulz, M.D.
Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Marshall Browning Family Health Center are hospital-based rural health clinics 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 and Family Health Center.