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SGMC Employee Donates Kidney to Save a Life

Posted on: April 28th, 2021

In 2017, Timothy Daugherty started having sudden attacks of pain in his feet. The pain was persistent and after a few months Tim decided it was time to see a doctor. A blood test was administered and when the results came back he was diagnosed with stage 3, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), kidney disease. FSGS […]

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SGMC Honors Lindsey as the April Hospital Hero

Posted on: April 27th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center honored Shawn Lindsey, radiology tech, as the hospital hero at the April Board of Directors meeting. Lindsey has been a radiology tech at the SGMC Berrien Campus since October 1998. He was recognized for always being a team player and for continuously delivering excellent care. Lindsey was also recognized for helping […]

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SGMC Launches Kindness Campaign

Posted on: April 26th, 2021

It’s been said that kindness is the best medicine. With the past year being particularly challenging for health care professionals, South Georgia Medical Center is launching a campaign asking the community to help spread kindness among its team members. The campaign features a video of healthcare employees taking a moment to thank a fellow team […]

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Dr. Thomas joins SGMC Internal Medicine

Posted on: April 26th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Joseph Thomas, MD, internal medicine, has joined SGMC Internal Medicine. SGMC Internal Medicine is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the largest multi-specialist group in the region with a growing number of providers. Dr. Thomas has been practicing medicine in Valdosta since 1995 and […]

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Hill Named SGMC Director of Security

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces the promotion of Tracy Hill to Director of Security. Hill has been with SGMC since 2005, and has worked within the security field for over 25 years. In her new role, she will oversee safety and security for SGMC’s campuses. Hill will coordinate all aspects of the security management plan […]

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Trouille Named SGMC Diagnostic Breast Navigator

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces Lori Trouille as its Diagnostic Breast Navigator. Trouille is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who has been with SGMC for 21 years. In her new role, Trouille will serve as a consistent care coordinator assessing the healthcare barriers and the physical, psychological, and social needs of breast cancer patients. Diagnostic Breast […]

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SGMC Hosts Nursing Career Fair

Posted on: April 21st, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is hosting the hospital’s first in-person Nursing Career Fair of the year on April 22, 2021 from 10 AM – 3 PM at Mathis City Auditorium in Valdosta. Representatives from all nursing units will be available to provide interviews and give job offers. Candidates are required to bring their resumes and […]

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Uddyback Named Director of Employee Health Services at SGMC

Posted on: April 9th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces the promotion of Sylvia Uddyback to Director of Employee Health Services. Uddyback has been with SGMC for 39 years. In this new position she will oversee many programs that promote health and wellness for SGMC employees and providers across the health system.  Uddyback said, “I am excited and passionate about […]

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SGMC Berrien Campus conducts Community Health Needs Assessment

Posted on: April 6th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center’s Berrien Campus has commissioned Barlow-McCarthy to conduct its Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to determine the health status, behaviors and needs of residents in the Berrien County area. The CHNA is a federal requirement for all not-for-profit hospitals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of March 2010. The last […]

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SGMC Expands Women’s Healthcare

Posted on: March 25th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is proud to announce that local obstetricians Ellen Eanes Courson, MD, MBA, Jerthitia Taylor Grate, MD, and Danielle McFarland, MD, have joined the SGMC Physician Network. The partnership is part of SGMC’s goal to develop a comprehensive women’s healthcare program for the region.   Their practice, SGMC Women’s Health, will provide experienced obstetrical and […]

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