April 21, 2014 – Executive search firm Whitman Partners, Inc. has placed Nancy Hicks as the director of surgical services at University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Ms. Hicks was previously the clinical director of surgical services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. The search was conducted by Jeff Davidson, executive recruiter at Whitman Partners, and assisted by recruiter Brian Ulasewicz. University of Mississippi Medical Center is the state’s only academic health science center. With over 30 years of combined healthcare recruitment experience, Whitman Partners has been recognized as a top placement resource for hospitals and surgery centers of all sizes throughout the U.S.