GULFPORT, Miss.— In August, the Harrison County Board of Supervisors appointed Dr. Thad Carter to serve as a member of the Memorial Board of Trustees. Dr. Carter replaced Mrs. Kathie Short, whose term expired in July.
Dr. Carter joined Memorial Medical Staff in 1980 in the practice of urology and served on numerous medical staff committees, including the Medical Executive Committee, Medical Quality Review Committee, and Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. He also served as Chief of Staff for the 2010-2012 term, as well as serving on various Memorial Board appointed committees and hospital committees.
Dr. Carter retired from his urology practice in 2015 and remains an honorary member of the Memorial Medical Staff.
Memorial Hospital is a multi-specialty medical complex jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and the Gulfport –West Harrison County Hospital District. The Board of Trustees is composed of seven (7) Trustees, three (3) of which are named by the City of Gulfport; three (3) by the Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, Mississippi; and one (1) named jointly by Harrison County and the City of Gulfport.