Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson, has appointed Elisabeth M. Ferguson as director of its Surgical/Trauma ICU/Trauma Stepdown Unit. The unit complements the hospital’s Level II Trauma Center.
Ferguson was promoted from her position as nurse manager of the Medical Oncology/Progressive Care Unit.
She has served since 2013 while also maintaining her reserve status. Ferguson is a U.S. Army veteran serving eight years as a combat medic with a forward surgical team. She was a noncommissioned officer in charge of advanced trauma life support, as well as a certified educator for the U.S. Army.
Ferguson has a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Phoenix and an associate of science degree in nursing from Harrison College in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in nursing through the University of Maryville, Missouri.
Moffitt Cancer Center receives $5,549
The Moffitt Cancer Center was the featured nonprofit organization for the month of November at the Pasco County Tax Collector’s offices, which teamed with Moffitt to raise funds and heighten awareness of the many cancers that exist, and to help fund research. Tax office customers were asked to purchase a license plate or make a cash donation to assist in advancing the work and research of the cancer center, and a check for $5,549.64 was presented to Moffitt. From left: Elizabeth Kehlenbeck, special events officer, Moffitt; Tammy Dziedzic, Land O’ Lakes manager; Linda McNally, Dade City manager; Michelle Vancuren, director of branch operations; Christine Sobel, strategic marketing coordinator, Moffitt; and, Greg Giordano, assistant tax collector.