Board of Directors

Laura Calhoun, MHA
Executive Director

Kewandris Hall, BSc
Student Support Special Projects Coordinator

Ismael Haynes, MPA
Health Careers Recruiter

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

Shanta Oliver, MBA
Preceptor Coordinator

Zina Whitaker, MA
Office Manager

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

Suresh K. Lakhanpal, MD, MBA

President, Phoebe Physicians
Phoebe Health Systems
Albany, GA

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

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

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

Jessica Beier, MD, FCAP
Medical Director, Quality & Patient Safety
Tift Regional Health System
Tifton, GA

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

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

Leisa R. Easom, PhD, MSN
Associate Dean
College of Nursing &Health Sciences
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA

Dana P. Glass, LCSW
CEO/Executive Director
Aspire BHDD Services
Albany, GA

Rachel Burke Glass, DO, LCSW
South Georgia Primary Care
Alma, GA

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

Steve E. Kitchen, MD, CPE, FACOG
Senior Vice President /CMO
Phoebe Putney Health System [Retired]Albany, GA

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

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

Senator Freddie Powell-Sims
State Senator District 12
Dawson, GA

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