Chamber recognizes outstanding health care professionals
PELHAM – Shelby County’s leading health care professionals were recognized at The Shelby County Chamber’s Fifth Annual Healthcare Professional of the Year luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Pelham Civic Complex.
At the event, co-sponsored by Buffalo Rock, awards were given to five health care professionals in the categories of Heart of Healthcare, Committed to Communities, Legacy of Excellence and Healthcare Professional of the Year. Two awards were given in the Committed to Communities category. A total of 34 people were nominated for an award.
Any health care professional employed in the Shelby County area was eligible to be nominated.
Nominee’s submitted information about their background, accomplishments, community impact, how they’ve improved the health of their patients and why they choose a career in health care. The information received from each nominee was reviewed by three judges and the recipients were chosen. All of the nominees were recognized during the luncheon program.
“Given that Shelby County is the healthiest county in the state, these professionals play an integral part in making that happen each year,” said Chamber President and CEO Kirk Mancer.
The featured speaker at the event was Meg Baker, operations manager at Gym Time Fitness. She talked to guests about how to live a healthy lifestyle. She said a healthy lifestyle includes eating a variety of healthy foods and foods that are rich in Omega 3. She said it’s best to limit typical American foods and encouraged people to eat foods that contain probiotics.
The award winners in each category were:
-2019 Healthcare Professional of the Year: Marcy Campbell, RN, Health Science, Shelby County Schools/Shelby Baptist Medical Center.
-Heart of Healthcare: Libby Schropp, Brookwood Baptist Pharmacy and Gym Time Fitness.
-Committed to Community: Stan R. Stubbs, D.C., Shelby Family Chiropractic and Joseph Zanthos, D.M.D, Premier Family Dentistry.
-Legacy of Excellence: Bryson Waldo, M.D., Children’s of Alabama/ Inverness Pediatrics
The 2019 nominees were:
Dr. Timothy J. Ansley – Inverness Eye Care
Robert B. Bashinsky, M.D. – Children’s of Alabama-Greenvale Pediatrics
Mark Bearman, M.D. – Vision First Eye Center
Megan Bullard, M.D. – Columbiana Clinic
Marcy Campbell, RN – Health Science, Shelby County Schools and Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Adam Benjamin Carroll, M.D. – Birmingham Internal Medicine Associates
Dr. Emily Bell Casey – Andrews Sports Medicine
Tracy L. Waldrop Cato, RN – Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Dr. Ricardo E. Colberg – Andrews Sports Medicine
Kelly E. Fordham, PA-C – Village Dermatology
Dr. Lee Goldenberg – Greystone Chiropractic
Gina Gonzales – Helena High School
Vickie Harris, LPN – Mending Hearts, LLC
Dr. J Timothy Haywood – Inverness Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Roselle Pineda Helmke, RN – Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Dr. Rachel Henderson – Andrews Sports Medicine
Vicki Holden, RN – Hoover City Schools
Tracy Jacobs, M.D. – Grandview Medical Center
Dr. John McBrayer – Heart South
Dr. Wayne McGough – Andrews Sports Medicine
Dr. Vicki Moore – Birmingham Internal Medicine Associates
Dr. Jody O. Ortega – Andrews Sports Medicine
Dr. Kelly Page – Chelsea Orthodontics
Kimberly Cornelius Peace, M.D. – American Family Care
Dr. J. Scott Robertson – Dr. J. Scott Robertson EMT
Dr. Michael K. Ryan – Andrews Sports Medicine
Lizabeth “Libby” Schropp – Brookwood Baptist Pharmacy and Gym Time
Dr. David Schultz – Alabama Cardiovascular Associates
Dr. Jenny Sobera – Village Dermatology
Stan R. Stubbs, D.C. – Shelby Family Chiropractic
Bryson Waldo, M.D. – Children’s of Alabama-Inverness Pediatrics
Dr. Lauri Williams – Alabaster Smiles
Dr. Roderick C. White – Roderick White Chiropractic
Joseph A. Zanthos, D.M.D. – Premier Family Dentistry