A Pediatrician’s Prescription for Flu Prevention

A Pediatrician’s Prescription for Flu Prevention

The flu season often aligns with the school year, with cases declining after winter break and then flu activity typically ending after spring break.  In a recent Medical Monday segment on WJDX, Robert Besinger, MD, St. Dominic’s pediatrician, shared his...
people inspired: from kitchen to bedside

people inspired: from kitchen to bedside

Working his way from the kitchen to a position as a certified nursing assistant, Mark McWhorter, CNA, has found inspiration and purpose throughout his 15 years at St. Dominic Hospital. And he has felt supported and prioritized every step of the way. A Meaningful...
Sister Trinita: A Lifetime of Love and Healing in Jackson

Sister Trinita: A Lifetime of Love and Healing in Jackson

Article adapted from “Sister Trinita’s Legacy – A Heart for God” originally published by Marilyn Tinnin, Mississippi Christian Living. It was a blustery November day in the heart of Springfield, Illinois, when baby Carol Marie Eddington came into the world. The year...
Kenisha Williamson

Kenisha Williamson

Kenisha Williamson originally chose to work at St. Dominic’s thanks to her grandmother who worked here for 35 years. “I choose to stay because of the work-life balance, sense of purpose, trust in leadership and emotional investment,” says Williamson.  Growth within...
Ellen King, RN

Ellen King, RN

For Ellen King, RN, St. Dominic Hospital has been a second home. She feels blessed to have worked there for 40 years. A lot has changed at St. Dominic’s since 1983, the year King started working as a young nurse. While she can’t quite remember her first day, the...