Get to know Our Heroes & Sheroes

Our dedicated team of professionals are working on the frontlines, battling the COVID-19 pandemic each and every day. We're proud of the service and sacrifice they are making to take care of our patients, the community, and each other. Check out their stories below; if you are looking for an opportunity to support them and other healthcare professionals, click on the link below to learn more. 

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Matthew Pilo, DPT

Our acute care physical therapists, speech therapists and occupational therapists are Heroes and Sheroes making sure patients regain their strength and abilities so they can return home to the ones they love. Their superpowers are motivation and perseverance. 

Christian Whitehead, CCC-SLP, and Sheri Murrell, CCC-SLP

Our acute care physical therapists, speech therapists and occupational therapists are Heroes and Sheroes making sure patients regain their strength and abilities so they can return home to the ones they love. Their superpowers are motivation and perseverance. 

Christina Clark, MS OTR/L, and Emily Sandifer MS OTR/L

Our acute care physical therapists, speech therapists and occupational therapists are Heroes and Sheroes making sure patients regain their strength and abilities so they can return home to the ones they love. Their superpowers are motivation and perseverance. 

Keri Sanford, Med Tech

Everyone say “thank you” to all of our laboratory Heroes and Sheroes! So often, these heroes work behind the scenes to detect and deliver results.

Lauren Collins, Med Tech

Everyone say “thank you” to all of our laboratory Heroes and Sheroes! So often, these heroes work behind the scenes to detect and deliver results.

Angela Brady, Environmental Tech

From hallways to patient rooms, this sheroe shows her kindness everywhere she goes! Angela Brady, environmental tech, makes sure our spaces in the hospital are kept clean. We salute you, Angela! 

Brittany Moak, Registered Nurse

At Forrest General, we know our superheroes are awesome! Meet Brittany Moak, registered nurse, who radiates her superpowers of thoughtfulness and patience when seeing her patients. We appreciate you, Brittany! 

Natalie Woo, Radiology Technologist

Have you heard about our radiology department? Filled with courage and compassion, they care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Say “thank you,” to Natalie Woo, radiology technologist. We salute you, Natalie! 

Jamie Huddleston, Emergency Room Tech

What words come to your mind when you think of healthcare heroes? We think of loyalty, responsibility, generosity, and bravery. Meet, Jamie Huddleston, emergency room tech. Thank you for showing your superpowers to the world, Jamie! We salute you!

Madalyn Van Valkenburg, Pharmacist

Heroes are everywhere at Forrest Health! If you’ve been to the Outpatient Pharmacy, then you’ve met this sheroe! Meet Madalyn Van Valkenburg, pharmacist. Her superpowers are teamwork and helping others. We salute you, Madalyn!

Jo Lynne Bell, X-Ray Technologist

What do superheroes look like? To us, they look Jo Lynne, x-ray technologist, whose superpowers are bravery and compassion. Our hospital is a brighter place because of you, Jo Lynne! 

Aries Agee, Acute Care Tech

What do our heroes and sheroes do? They care and remain dedicated during challenging times. Meet one of our rockstar sheroes, Aries, an acute care tech! We are so thankful for all you do, Aries!

Hope Harper, RN-ED Specialist

Every day we witness compassion, bravery, and patience with our healthcare heroes and sheroes. Hope Harper, registered nurse education specialist, shows her superpowers when visiting with patients, coworkers, and visitors. Thank you for all you do, Hope! 

Tiana Abney, RN

Let’s talk about our heroes and sheroes! Every day they care for the Pine Belt community using their superpowers. One of our sheroes, is Tiana Abney, registered nurse, and her superpower is caring. We appreciate you, Tiana! 

Jakaylan McSwain, RN

Our heroes and sheroes fly through the hallways treating and caring for our patients. One of our dedicated sheroes is Jakaylan! Jakaylan is a registered nurse, whose superpower is bravery and selflessness! We salute you, Jakaylan! 

Charles Chance, CT tech

Hattiesburg, our superheroes are everywhere! Each department has a variety of awesome heroes and sheroes to care for you! Say “Thank You” to Charles Chance, CT tech. His superpowers are determination and thoughtfulness. Thank you for all you do, Charles!

Dr. Subodh Adhikari

Meet Dr. Subodh Adhikari, hospitalist at Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic. He is on the frontline of this pandemic treating and caring for our patients. His superpowers are bravery and kindness! We salute you. Dr. Adhikari! #healthcareheroes #healthcaresheroes To view more of our heroes and sheroes, click on

Neravetla Reddy, MD

During this time, many of our healthcare heroes and sheroes, have protective equipment to keep them safe! From masks, goggles, and gowns our heroes have on their superhero capes! Meet our next healthcare hero, Neravetla Reddy, MD, hospitalist at Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic. Thank you for helping

Jason Pegram, Ambassador

If you’ve ever been to Emergency Services, then Jason Pegram is one of the friendly Ambassador heroes you’ll see. From cheerful smiles to giving directions, Jason’s superpower is kindness! We appreciate you, Jason! 

Chelsea Robbins, CT Tech

A variety of our healthcare professionals are assisting patients on a day-to-day basis with kindness and patience! Chelsea, a CT Tech, has been doing just that! Thank you for all you do, Chelsea! 

Emilee Parker, RN

Meet Emilee Parker, registered nurse. Thank you for demonstrating your superpowers of sacrifice, bravery, and compassion everyday! We salute you, Emilee!

Kimberly Travis, RN

We are so proud of our heroes and sheroes who provide amazing healthcare to the Pine Belt! Meet Kimberly Travis, registered nurse. Her cape is her scrubs and her superpower is thoughtfulness. Thank you for all you do, Kimberly!

Debbie Bryant, RT

From mornings to evenings, each day is different for our healthcare heroes and sheroes!Say thank you toDebbie Bryant, respiratory therapist. Her superpower is understanding! We salute you, Debbie!

Rachel Reid, RT

Our healthcare heroes and sheroes truly demonstrate their powers of bravery, kindness, and patience day and night! Meet Rachel Reid, respiratory therapist, who has been on the frontline assisting patients throughout this challenging time. Thank you for everything you do, Rachel!

Chantia Fluker, RN

Chantia is a registered nurse and gives compassionate quality care to a variety of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.What’s her superpower?Kindness! Thank you for all you do for our patients and their families, Chantia! We salute you!

Carla Moore, RT; Joleeza Pope, RT; Lindsey Raynes, RT

At Forrest General, our heroes and sheroes in Respiratory Therapy work together to improve our patient’s breathing. Their superpowers are teamwork and determination! Thank you for everything you do, Carla, Joleeza, and Lindsey!

Scarlett Callahan, Environmental Tech

From mornings to evenings, people like Scarlett Callahan, Environmental Tech in Environmental Services, makes sure all spaces are clean every day. Thank you for everything you do, Scarlett! 

Nan Wilson, Specialist Coordinator

Nan has sewn velcro on the backs of healthcare worker gowns to make them easier to take on and off to help our employees! Thank you for all you do, Nan!