Dr. Williams quoted in Dothan Eagle article

Click here to read the Dothan Eagle article by Greg Phillips, "Kidney stones common but preventable 8603WilliamsBryant310x153problem in the South," featuring SAMC physician Bryant Williams, MD, Urological Associates.

Sweet Tea Society event features Dr. Patel

The Sweet Tea Society will host its next event Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at The Depot off Main. Join us to hear Praful G. Patel, MD,SweetTeaPatel310x153 OBGYN, speak on menopause.

Menopause is a natural biological process that usually occurs in women during their 40s or 50s. While it ends fertility, you can still stay healthy, vital and sexual. Dr. Patel will discuss physical symptoms, such as hot flashes, sleep deprivation and lower energy levels.

Immediately following Dr. Patel’s presentation, an assortment of iced tea and some healthy cold foods will be served to help keep your temperature down. We will play “Name That Lovesong” with music from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Door prizes will also be given away.

Register for this complimentary program by calling 334-793-8107.

Hall joins SAMC Administrative Team

Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Claudia Hall to its administrative team7670ClaudiaHall310x153 as vice president of Marketing.

Hall comes to SAMC with more than 14 years of marketing experience. She joins the Medical Center team from Southern Regional Health System in metro Atlanta where she served as director of Marketing and Business Development. Southern Regional is a 331 bed acute care hospital that is managed by Emory Healthcare.

Before moving to Southern Regional Health System, Hall served as director of Marketing and Physician Recruitment at River Park Hospital in McMinnville, Tenn. She previously served in the area as director of Marketing at Medical Center Barbour from 2004 to 2007. She has served on numerous healthcare and community boards.

Hall is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts degree, minoring in Marketing. She received a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta.

Hall and her husband, Jason, have a son, Sam. Her husband’s family owns and operates Hall’s Milling Company in Columbia.