Payson Care Center, a 163-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, has hired a new medical director, Dr. Jaber Abawi.
Abawi will be responsible for implementing resident care policies and coordinating the medical care at the facility. Abaw comes to Payson Care Center from a long-term care center in Culbertson, Mont., where he served as director for eight years.
A graduate of the University of Alexandria Medical School in Egypt, Abawi completed his residency at St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, N.J., and completed several fellowships in the areas of infectious diseases and rheumatology. He is board certified in internal medicine.