Mercyhealth welcomes new psychiatrist

Mercyhealth  welcomed Dr. Utpal Dhruve to the psychiatry staff of Javon Bea Hospital-Rockton, 2400 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford. Dhruve earned his medical degree at the Medical University of the Americans, Nevis, British West Indies, and served his Psychiatry residency at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison. He is certified by […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes emergency medicine physician

Mercyhealth welcomed Dr. John Leonard to the Emergency Medicine staff of Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside and Rockton, Rockford. After earning his medical degree at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Leonard served his Emergency Medicine residency at Louisiana State University Health and Sciences Center, Shreveport. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. His special interests […]

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FNBT’s David McCoy named president & chief executive officer

First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) announced that David N. McCoy, CPA, has been appointed to president and chief executive officer (CEO) of First National Bank and Trust Company, as approved by the Board of Directors of Centre1 Bancorp, Inc., the holding company of FNBT. Steve Eldred will continue as executive chairman of the […]

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Client services manager hired before UW-Whitewater graduation

KANDU Client Services Manager Katie Cushman was recently recognized by UW-Whitewater for being “Hired Before Graduation.” Cushman was hired in September following 480 hours of field work required for her social work degree. She is one of 87 December graduates who have been hired before graduating on the 21st and featured, along with their photo, on […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes pediatric surgeon

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Ai-Xuan Le Holterman, MD, to the Pediatric Surgery staff of Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside, Rockford. After earning her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Holterman served her General Surgery residency at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. She also completed a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes adult and pediatric neurosurgeon

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Artur Szymczak to the Neurosurgery staff of the Mercyhealth Brain and Spine Center in Rockford.  Szymczak earned his medical degree at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, and served his neurosurgery residency at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. He also completed a Pediatric Neurosurgery fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital […]

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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County presents employee Years of Service Awards

At its annual employee appreciation luncheon on Dec. 6, Forest Preserves of Winnebago County recognized the loyalty and valued contributions of six employees celebrating milestone years of service. The employees who were honored were Mark Freiman – Golf Maintenance Manager, 5 years; Kim O’Malley – Human Resources Manager/Volunteer Coordinator, 5 years; Sue Winterhalter – Administrative […]

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Hassan Jamal joins First National Bank and Trust as Information Security Officer

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) announced that Hassan Jamal has joined the bank as the Information Security Officer. In this role, Jamal is responsible for developing and implementing an information security and information technology (IT) risk management program and will assist with overall business technology planning. He will work with FNBT’s business units to […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes new adult and pediatric radiologist

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Anil Rao to the Radiology staff of Javon Bea Hospital–Rockton, Rockford.  Rao works closely with radiology staff to provide the best patient experience.  Rao earned his medical degree at the Government Medical College, Mysore, India. He then served a neuroradiology residency at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India, and a general radiology residency at […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes obstetrician and gynecologist

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Rana Khalek to the physician staff of Mercyhealth Roscoe, Roscoe. After earning her medical degree at Saint George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies,  Khalek completed her residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a Fellow […]

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