Maxwell, Santos, Smith and Wunderlich Promoted at Children's
BIRMINGHAM – Children’s of Alabama recently hired Carmen Bishop in its Foundation and Callie Dunaway, Connie Collins and Jeff Cobb in its Customer Service division. Additionally, Jamelle Maxwell was promoted to director of Specialty Care Services, Amado Santos to director of Customer Service, Jill Smith to director of Hearing and Speech and Jared Wunderlich to pharmacy supervisor of operations.
Bishop joins Children’s Foundation as a community development coordinator based in Dothan. She served previously as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Dothan Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
Collins and Dunaway will serve as patient relations coordinators. Collins comes to Children’s from St. Vincent’s where she served as a patient advocate for 15 years. She lives in McCalla. Dunaway most recently served as the program manager for patient and volunteer services and third party events at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She lives in Hoover.
Cobb joins Children’s Customer Service as the physician relations coordinator. He recently retired from Abbott Laboratories after 32 years of service. He will serve as the liaison between the referral community and physicians at Children’s. He lives in Pelham.
Maxwell was promoted to director of Specialty Care Services. Since 1995, she has served as a clinical assistant, cost benefit analysis screener, staff nurse, charge nurse and coordinator of Specialty Care Services. In her new role, she will supervise allergy, immunology and rheumatology, endocrinology and the Infusion Clinic. Maxwell lives in Helena.
Santos joined Children’s in 2006 and has most recently served as the lead patient relations coordinator for Children’s. Originally from Honduras, he is bilingual and is a Certified Healthcare Interpreter. He has been promoted to director of Customer Service and lives in Sumiton.
Smith has been with children’s for 15 years and has served as the supervisor for Audiology for the past eight years. She has been promoted to director of Hearing and Speech, and lives in Vestavia Hills.
Wunderlich managed an independent retail pharmacy before working in Children’s pharmacy in the IV room and the hematology/oncology satellite. He has been promoted to pharmacy supervisor of Operations and lives in McCalla.
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and 10 foreign countries last year, representing more than 653,000 outpatient visits and nearly 14,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.