Dr. Luke Miller recently received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for Franciscan Health Hammond. Cancer liaison physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Cancer liaison physicians are responsible for evaluating, interpreting, and reporting their facilities’ performance data through the National Cancer Data Base and facilitating quality improvement initiatives based on data findings. The liaison is also responsible for leading Commission on Cancer initiatives within the cancer program and collaborating with agencies such as the American Cancer Society on behalf of the hospital.
Marsha Plesac, branch manager of Centier Bank’s downtown Hobart location, was recently named Volunteer of the Year for her efforts in working with the Hobart Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Executive Director Lisa Winstead said Plesac was instrumental in organizing the successful Hobart Chamber Business Expo, participating and volunteering at every committee level.
Walsh and Kelly Inc. was recognized by the Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana for superior asphalt pavement construction at the APAI’s annual conference and trade show in Indianapolis. The award was for work done as part of a project on Iowa Street in Crown Point.