Terry Bradley has been named senior vice president and director of retail client experience by the Paducah Bank board of directors. Bradley joined Paducah Bank in April 2015. His 35-year career as a banking professional has included experience in retail operations, trust, accounting and investment banking, deposit operations, treasury management operations, and regional treasury management sales. He earned the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation in 2008.
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District 1 State Rep. Steven Rudy has been recognized by the Kentucky Rehabilitation Association as an advocate of programs that offer people of different abilities opportunities to lead economically and personally independent lives. He has been given the association's legislative award because of his work to fully fund the Vocational Rehabilitation program which helps to serve and rehabilitate those with disabilities. Rudy serves as the chair of the appropriations and revenue committee and is a member of the agriculture committee.
Natalie Orange, BSN, RN, IBCLC, has been named the new lactation consultant for Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital. Orange joined Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital in 2001 working in the obstetrics department as a surgical technician. She returned to school and earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Western Governors University after first receiving an associate's degree in nursing from West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Orange was recently certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners as a lactation consultant. To obtain this distinction, Orange completed 90 hours of education in addition to 1,000 hours of lactation-specific clinical practice.
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Nurse practitioner Alison Sasseen, APRN, recently joined oncologists Luis Concepcion, MD, Winston Chua, MD, and Obiageli Ezewuiro, MD, at Baptist Health Medical Group Hematology & Oncology. Sasseen has more than 20 years of clinical experience, including more than 15 years as a family nurse practitioner in a hematology and oncology setting. She will manage inpatient and outpatient treatments, including chemotherapy regimens and related side effects. She earned both bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from Murray State University. She is a member of the International Honor Society of Nursing and the Oncology Nurses Society.
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Marcie L. Venter, Murray, an assistant professor, has been appointed to the Native-American Heritage Commission by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. She will represent institutions of higher learning and serve a term expiring Sept. 1, 2023.