Gary Brooks of Ottumwa has been appointed to the position of Staff Chaplain for Ottumwa Regional Health Center.  Pastor Brooks primary role is to support the spiritual needs of the in and out patients at the hospital along with conducting support groups in the Cancer Center. ” He will also be supporting the needs of the residents in our Senior Living community, Pennsylvania Place, Sylvan Woods and the Haven with Bible Studies and support groups for the families and residents”, states Suzie Wood, Executive Director of Development.  Gary comes to Ottumwa Regional with multiple years of experience in his own churches and has worked in the hospital setting while in Oklahoma.  If you would like to reach Pastor Brooks please call him in his office Monday through Friday at 641-684- 2350.