Celebrating Our People – Meet Kathy

Serving patients, mentees, her country and God sums up Kathy Perkins. Kathy, who has been a physical therapist at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling since 2008, said her calling to serve others has always been part of her life. But her journey to become a physical therapist began in her undergraduate years as a chemistry major […]

Celebrating Our People – Meet Mollie

Mollie Harris, violence prevention coordinator at Saint Joseph London, plays a unique role in the health care industry and in her community. “Most people think of a hospital as a place where you get your medical needs met,” Mollie says. “But we know social determinants can cause health problems later on in life, so we […]

Stronger Together

How many of us have referred to this time as “the new normal”? As our lives change, the way that we provide care has changed, too. Several CHI Saint Joseph Health employees have found creative ways to reach their respective communities, ensuring no one goes without the care or support they need during this difficult […]

Parallel Passions

The senior physical therapist at Saint Joseph Hospital, Jennifer Curd, PT, has helped patients improve their strength, mobility, function and quality of life for 35 years. These days, she works mostly with patients who have chronic wounds or lymphedema, which is swelling in the arms or legs that can occur if the lymphatic system is […]

Finding Her Destiny

From the time she was a little girl, Debbie Gibbons, RN, CPLC, knew what she wanted to do professionally. “My mom tells me that when I was 3 years old, I said that I would be a nurse,” said Gibbons, labor and delivery nurse and bereavement coordinator for women’s services at the Women’s Hospital at […]

Happy Birthday, Baby!

It’s been 10 years since the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East opened, although Joan Morrin, RN RNC-MNN, the nurse manager of women’s care, likes to count the time with a slightly different metric. “We have delivered 25,126 babies since moving into this building,” Morrin said. “Each one is special!” None of those babies will […]