Registered nurse Christy Byrd of Brandon is the new administrator at Methodist Specialty Care Center in Flowood.
Since 2018, Byrd has been assistant administrator for the 60-bed care facility, which is the first in Mississippi designed especially for younger, severely disabled residents.
Byrd’s degrees include a bachelor of science in biological sciences and a bachelor of science in nursing. Before earning a Nursing Home Administrator’s license in 2018, she completed an Administrator in Training Program via the Mississippi State Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
She is also a certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a member of the American and Mississippi Nurses’ Associations and the Mississippi Health Care Association.