Archive | September 29, 2011

Healthcare Heroes

Dr. Todd Crump

Congratulations to Dr. Todd Crump, emergency medicine physician, and Chris Gibson, oncology social worker, on their selection as finalists in the Healthcare Heroes competition sponsnored by The Columbia Regional Business Report. Crump and Gibson were nominated by their peers for their passion for taking care of our community.

Dr. Todd Crump is an ER doctor at Lexington Medical Center. He also serves as the medical director of The Free Medical Clinic in Columbia. He is known as a tireless advocate for securing quality health care for people in need. We’re honored to have him work at our hospital.

Chris Gibson, right, in 2011 accepting a grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Chris Gibson runs a support group for cancer patients and their families at our hospital called “Losing Is Not An Option.” The group works to counsel individuals through the diagnosis and treatment process. In addition, Gibson leads efforts to provide important resources and supplies for cancer patientsin need. She also leads fundraisers that raise money to fufill wishes of cancer patients, from skydiving adventures to vacations. She is a treasure at our hospital.

Crump and Gibson will be recognized at a dinner tonight at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Columbia.