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Shealy Named SGMC Interim Director of Emergency Room

Posted on: April 15th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce Iris “Nancibeth” Shealy as Interim Director of the Emergency Department. 

In this role, Shealy will oversee the operations and staff of the emergency department. 

Shealy began her career as a buyer in a department store but decided to join the healthcare field after finding herself in New York on September 11, 2001.  

Shealy has been with SGMC for 16 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Valdosta State University.  

Shealy shares that she is excited to take on a new role. “The SGMC emergency department has been my home, and I look forward to making it the best place for patient care.” 

Shealy is a member of the Quitman Preservation Board, American Camellia Society, Atlantic Coast Camellia Society, Gulf Coast Camellia Society, Wiregrass Camellia, and Quitman Garden Club. She is an accredited Camellia Judge and shows camellias competitively. 

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