Health Care

Nov 21, 2023

Alcami CEO Talks Expansion

By Audrey Elsberry, posted Nov 21, 2023

Alcami, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company started in Wilmington 40 years ago, is expanding its facilities in the Port City and around the state. Alcami performs a suite of services for outside pharmaceutical companies. Its CEO William Humphries compared it to a three-legged stool. The three legs are the company's drug lab operations, bio-storage and validation ...

Nov 3, 2023

Program ‘prescribes’ Food At Health Sites

By Beth A. Klahre, posted Nov 3, 2023

More than 30,000 people in New Hanover County are food insecure, according to Brandon Foy, marketing coordinator for Feast Down East in Burgaw.  The nonprofit is working to grow the region’s food system by supporting farmers, increasing access to fresh food and increasing food security. Feast Down East’s food hub in Burgaw provides a way for area farmer ...

Oct 30, 2023

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal hosted its annual Health Care Heroes Awards on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Wilson Center, honoring the community’s health care workers. The business journal published an open call for nominations, which were voted on by an outside panel of judges and produced the 24 finalists, two scholarship winners and one Lifetime Achievement ...

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Elevating Education for a Brighter Economic Future: NHCS Shines in Remarkable Academic Growth

Posted Sep 12, 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of education, we find moments of celebration and achievement that light our path towards a brighter future. Today, I am delighted to extend my warmest congratulations to New Hanover County Schools (NHCS) students, our Superintendent Dr. Charles Foust, our School Board members, and educators for their exceptional success in exceeding recent academic growth standards. entire article
Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes To Take Center Stage

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

This year, the Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes Awards moves to the big stage. On Oct. 27 the health care providers, innovators and volunteers you’ll read about on the following pages take the spotlight.  Finalists for this year’s awards will be honored at the awards event, taking place at Cape Fear Community College’ ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: Community Achievement

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

Honors an individual or team who successfully implemented a program addressing a problem in health care administration, delivery or community outreach. BUFFY ANDREWS  Title: CEO + Wellness Buff  Organization: The Made Well Center for Wholeness What a nominator said: “Buffy goes above and beyond to be creative within the realm of health and welln ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: Health Care Executive

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

Honors an individual whose job performance is considered exemplary by people within their organizations, peers and community members. DORA DAUGHHETEE Title: Senior Director Organization: Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute What a nominator said: “Dora began her Wilmington health care career managing a 6 physician cardiology practice, Wilmington C ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: Innovation

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

Honors an individual or team behind a new scientific discovery, procedure, treatment or device that can save lives or improve the quality of life for a large number of people. GREG BRANNON Title: Medical Director  Organization: Optimal Bio What a nominator said: “After spending 30 years as an OB/GYN, Dr. Brannon started to search for the core reason ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement

By Randall Kirkpatrick, posted Oct 20, 2023

It might not have been the pivotal moment in the life of future cardiologist James Robinson Harper, but it was a memorable one for his classmates, when he brought a human cadaver’s heart to school one day for a junior high school science project. “They thought it was gross, but they were also fascinated,” Harper said. “Me, I was just plain fascin ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: Unsung Hero

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

Honors anyone working in health care who may not fit in other categories but whose performance is considered exemplary by patients, colleagues and other health care providers. JOE HILL Title: Food Services Director Organization: Dosher Memorial Hospital What a nominator said: “Joe Hill took over the Dosher Memorial Hospital Dietary Department in the Sprin ...

Oct 20, 2023

Health Care Heroes: NP/PA

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 20, 2023

Honors a nurse practitioner or physician assistant whose performance is considered exemplary by patients, peers and other health care providers. JESSICA LANCASTER Title: Physician Assistant Organization: Wilmington Health Interventional Pain & Regenerative Medicine What a nominator said: “I was referred to Jessica Lancaster early this year and was fee ...

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