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411 students receive free athletic physicals at OMC

411 students receive free athletic physicals at OMC

On July 20, 411 area student athletes received free athletic physicals at Ozarks Medical Center’s Shaw Medical Building.

Athletic physicals are required for students who plan to participate in any school-sponsored sport. Local physicians and providers conducted the physicals for student athletes through 12th grade attending local schools.

“Thank you to all the student athletes who took part in the physicals. We appreciate our amazing team who made this possible,” said Pam Ream, Director of OMC Rehabilitation Services. “This event is a fantastic community benefit and a convenient way for student athletes to fulfill the requirement of a sports physical. We are proud to offer free athletic physicals in support of our local athletes and their commitment to participating in activities that promote community wellness.”

Provider volunteers included Dr. Liana Makarian, OMC Cancer Treatment Center; Dr. Rob Martin, Burton Creek Medical Clinic; Dr. William A. McGee, OMC Heart Care Services; and Dr. Charles Morgan, OMC Cancer Treatment Center; Nurse Practitioners Glennette Haney, Thayer Medical Clinic; Madalyn Hicks, OMC Urgent Care Clinic; Mary Anne Vaughn, Alton Medical Clinic; and Shawna Middleton.

Volunteers included Amanda Kellett, Aimee Jarrett, Amy Lipford, Angie Garner, Ann cisco, Anne Kimbrough, Billye Williams, Brian Cote, Brian Pence, Brody Smith, Carolyn Valade, Cathy Driscoll, Christina Romans, Cindy Hopper, Dona Paschall, Doug Dunbar, Gay Watson, Greg Peugh, Janet Stasney, Jennifer Wheeler, Jo Farrow, Julie Dunbar, Karmen Cressman, Kat Scott, Katie Mahan, Kelly Johnson, Kevin Hicks, Kristy Allen, Kristy Kassing, LaDonna Sullivan, Lee Parker, Linda Roark, Lindsey Thompson, Lisa Riggs, Lorenda Roberson, Lori Pendergrass, Marcus Lipford, Marilyn Clinton, Meagan Johnson, Megan Thompson, Melissa Clark, Rabi Sahoo, Rebecca Williams, Rex Wynn, Sara Sydow, Sarah Wiggs, Sharon Sowder, Sherry Zajiceck, Sheryl Emery, Stacie Huffman, Steve Culver, Theresa Speake, Tonya Rackley, Treda Traw, Trena Parker, and Wanda Roark.

Organizers included Pam Ream, Misty McCrackin, Erin Roberts, Josh Drummond, Melissa Smith and Megan Thompson.

Ream also gave a special thank you to the coaching staff from West Plains High School for volunteering.

For more information about Ozarks Medical Center or other free screenings, call 417-257-6735 or visit www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com.

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