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Valeri Love, Laurie Nelson and Joshua Smith have joined the law firm of Gleaves Swearingen Potter & Scott as associate attorneys.

Love previously was an assistant district attorney for Lane County and will work in the firm's litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.

When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation.
 practice. Nelson earned her juris doctor The degree awarded to an individual upon the successful completion of law school.

Juris doctor, or doctor of Jurisprudence, commonly abbreviated J.D., is the degree commonly conferred by law schools.
 from the Willamette University College of Law Willamette University College of Law is a private law school located in Salem, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1842, Willamette University is the oldest university in the Western United States.  where she graduated magna cum laude. She will work in estate planning. Smith earned his juris doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law The University of Oregon School of Law, housed in the Knight Law Center, is Oregon's state funded law school. The school was founded in 1884.[1] The school is located on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon, on the corner of 15th and Agate streets,  and will work in litigation.

Dr. Anita Dekker has joined Pain Management Partners in Eugene. Dekker previously was in charge of the Occupational Health Department for Kaiser Permanente on Maui, Hawaii, and before that managed the Occupational Medicine Department at the Eugene Clinic, which later became PeaceHealth Medical Group.

Dr. J. David Sanchez, a psychiatrist, has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group's Behavioral Health Services and is practicing at Sacred Heart Medical Center's inpatient Johnson Unit. Sanchez previously was with Cascade Psychiatric Services in Mount Vernon, Wash. His specialties are treatment of addictions and post--traumatic stress disorder and providing consult liaison psychiatry.

Francine Gardner, Michelle McCoy and Brandon Rogers have been promoted to positions of vice president at Umpqua Bank. They previously were commercial loan officers.

Dr. Waleed Gliza, internal medicine specialist, has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group's Hilyard Street clinic and is practicing as a hospitalist hos·pi·tal·ist
A physician, usually an internist, who specializes in the care of hospitalized patients.

 at Sacred Heart Medical Center Sacred Heart Medical Center may refer to:

In the United States:
  • Sacred Heart Medical Center — Eugene, Oregon
  • Sacred Heart Medical Center — Spokane, Washington
See also
  • Sacred Heart Hospital (disambiguation)
. Gliza earned his medical degree from the University of Al Fateh in Tripoli and completed an internal medicine residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts.


Carolyn Chambers was honored by the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities.  Business Hall of Fame for her professional achievements. Inductees are graduates from a UO school or college who have served at high levels within regional, national and international companies.

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Women's Care Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and surgeons are medical practitioners who treat illness and injury by prescribing medication, performing diagnostic tests and evaluations, performing surgery, and providing other medical services and advice.  has opened a new facility at 3100 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Springfield, near Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

The physicians and surgeons practicing at Women's Care are Dr. Cristin Babcock, Dr. Frederick Green, Dr. Robert Jacobson, Dr. Paula Jewett, Dr. Gary LeClair, and Dr. Catherine York.

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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Nov 29, 2007
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