Staff

Board of Directors

Laura Calhoun, MHA
Executive Director

Kewandris Hall, BSc
Student Support Special Projects Coordinator

Ismael Haynes, BA
Health Careers Recruiter

Michelle Huskey, MS, RRT-NPS
Continuing Education & Distance Learning Coordinator

Rashae Oliver, MEd
Preceptor Coordinator

Zina Whitaker, MA
Office Manager

Winston Price, MD, FAAP
CHAIRMAN
Chief of Staff
Memorial Hospital and Manor
Bainbridge, GA

Glenda Battle, RN
VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Leesburg, GA

Suresh K. Lakhanpal, MD, MBA
SECRETARY
President, Phoebe Physicians
Phoebe Health Systems
Albany, GA

Stacie Mims, RN, MHA
TREASURER
CEO/CNO Dorminy Medical Center
Fitzgerald, GA

Wael A. Azer, DO, MBA, FACEP
Medical Director of Emergency
Department of Satilla Hospital
Leesburg, GA

The Honorable Dean Burke, MD
State Senate District 11
Medical Director
Memorial Hospital and Manor
Bainbridge, GA

Faith Causbey, DNP, FNP-BC, MSN
Emergency Room
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Albany, GA

Sandra Daniel, PhD, RN
Dean
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA

James R. Davis, MD
South Georgia Medical Center
Valdosta, GA

Rachel Burke Glass, DO
Pediatrician/Owner
South Georgia Primary Care
Alma, GA

William A. Guest, MD, FCCP
Chief Medical Officer (RETIRED)
Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA

Kay Brooks Hatfield, EdD, LPC
Executive Director (RETIRED)
ASPIRE
Albany, GA

James A. Hotz, MD, MACP
Clinical Services Director
Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc.
Albany, GA

Wilson “Bubba” Joiner, CPA
Partner, Draffin & Tucker, LLP
Albany, GA

Denise Kornegay, MSW
Executive Director & Associate Dean
GA Statewide AHEC Network
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Augusta, GA

David McEachin, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA

Doug Patten, MD
Associate Dean, SW Regional Campus
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Albany, GA

Charles Ruis, MD
Public Health Director
Southwest Dist. 8-2
Albany, GA

Casey Rushton, MEd
Director of Physician Recruitment & Liaison
Crisp Regional Health Services
Cordele, GA

Karie A. Spence, MPA
Human Resource Director
Miller County Hospital
Arlington, GA

Shawn Vandemark, MD
Vandemark Plastic Surgery
Sparks, GA

Erica Wilson, MHA, RHIA, CPC, CPAR
Director of Health Information Management Technology Program
Southern Regional Technical College
Thomasville, GA