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VSU Nursing Students Complete Cardiovascular Internship at SGMC

VSU Nursing Students Aaron Louviere and Lorrie Wicks with SGMC CEO Dr. Raymond Snead


Aaron Louviere and Lorrie Wicks, senior students at the Valdosta State University College of Nursing, recently completed South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program.

SGMC Honors Service of Volunteer Auxiliary

A few of SGMC’s Volunteer “Red Coats” Bob Harris, Howard Brock, James Biles, Lewis Herrin, and Bob Tlusty enjoy a luncheon honoring auxiliary members on May 11.


South Georgia Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary recently awarded pins to members for lifetime hours of service.

Hospital Heroes Save Fellow Employee's Life

SGMC Lanier Campus Administrator Jan Myers, Mike Unwin, EMT, Cheryl Unwin, LPN, Theresa Gloster, RN, Ashley Cason, RN and SGMC Lakeland Villa Administrator Geoff Hardy


It was business as usual at the SGMC Lanier Campus, until one employee went into cardiac arrest prompting fellow employees to save her life.

SGMC Lanier Campus Donates $2,000 to the American Cancer Society


The employees at the SGMC Lanier Campus recently contributed $2000 to the American Cancer Society for the Lanier County Relay for Life.

St. John’s the Evangelist School donates DVD’s to SGMC

Amanda Lucas, St. John’s the Evangelist School Kindergarten teacher, Laura Love, SGMC Director of Community Relations, Peggy Knight, Nurse Manager SGMC Women and Children, Elizabeth Vickers, SGMC Foundation Executive, Wendy Livingston, Clinical Resource Nurse, SGMC Women and Children.


On Wednesday, May 4 Amanda Lucas’ Kindergarten class from St. John’s the Evangelist School donated nearly 200 DVD’s to the Pediatric floor at South Georgia Medical Center.

SGMC Named COPD Top Performer by Vizient MidSouth

Administrative Director of Pulmonary Services Mickey Whatley BS, RRT, RCP, and Clinical Informatics Analysis/Diagnostic Supervisor Georgia Cochran BS, RRT, RCT, display the 2015 COPD Top Performer Award along with a check representing the total savings of Vizient MidSouth’s Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Collaborative.


On April 20, 2016, South Georgia Medical Center was named a COPD Top Performer at the Vizient MidSouth’s Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Collaborative held in Macon, Georgia.

SGMC Foundation Awards the First Annual Jay Shaw Scholarship Award to Lanier County High School Student

Jason Shaw, Libby Shaw, Elizabeth Vickers, and Teighlor Livingston


Lanier High School Senior Teighlor Livingston is the proud recipient of the first annual Jay Shaw Scholarship.

Georgia State Patrol Troopers Honored as Hospital Heroes

Post 31 Valdosta Corporal David Sellars, Trooper First Class Kirk Lund, and Trooper First Class Patrick Orr, SGMC Lab Technologist Lisa Chaney, Trooper Slade Reed Post #13 Tifton, SGMC Interim Lab Director Ron Riffle, and SGMC Chief Operating Officer Heath Evans at the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Board of Directors Meeting on April 20


Troopers of the Georgia State Patrol were honored as South Georgia Medical Center’s Hospital Heroes by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Hospital Authority.

SGMC Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week


SGMC celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2016. SGMC is thankful for each and every volunteer who serves at our campuses on a daily basis. We appreciate their dedication and time.

Organ Donation- Truly the Ultimate Gift

LifeLink Coordinator Michelle Burkett and SGMC Quality Improvement Specialist Toni Quimby with guest speaker Laurie Carter and her daughters Claire and Emily


Laurie Carter, a resident of Nashville, Georgia, would have never envisioned she’d be speaking at organizations to raise awareness of organ donation, but that’s exactly what she does now.

SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Physicians & Staff


South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

Nurse Practitioners Enhance Pearlman Cancer Center Team

Jennifer Stevick, NP-C, Kaitlyn Baxter, NP-C, and Lisa Weldon, ANP-BC


Healthcare in the United States is undergoing major changes. The battle to adapt to these changes, while continuing to place the patient at the center of all decisions, is one that SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center (PCC) is winning.

Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association presents check to benefit the Pearlman Cancer Center

Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association presents check to SGMC Foundation. Pictured Front Row (L-R): Sharon Spuhler, Pat Connell, James Lee Herndon (SGMC Foundation), Mary Kay Corbitt, Karen Baskin, Bridgett Young (Pearlman Cancer Center), Nancy Parker, Nancy King, Charlotte Applegeet.  Back Row (L - R):  Jeanine Dell, Harriet Crum, Susan Kent, Brenda Daniel, Martha Livingston, Becky Kitzmiller.


The Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association recently presented a check for $5,500 to the SGMC's Foundation which benefits SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center.

Evans Named Chief Operating Officer at SGMC

Heath A. Evans, FACHE


Heath A. Evans, FACHE, has been selected to serve as South Georgia Medical Center’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

SGMC’s Mobile Healthcare Services (EMS) Awarded Service of the Year for Region 8


South Georgia Medical Center’s Mobile Healthcare Services was named “Service of the Year”.