Justin A. Mitchell has been named registrar at Shorter University. As registrar Mitchell is responsible for maintaining student records and serving as an academic liaison between faculty and staff. He will also manage student and class scheduling and degree audits, evaluate transfer credit, determine athletic eligibility and prepare the university’s annual catalog.
Eight physicians have graduated from Floyd’s Family Medicine Residency Program. The graduates are Timothy A. Clark, M.D., Lyndsay B. Claroni, D.O., Amanda K. Cummins, D.O., Christopher K. Knitig, D.O., Erin H. Meeks, M.D., Amanda F. Reeves, D.O., Dominic V. Sanniti, D.O. and Jessica B. Stepp, D.O.
A group of technical college executives from throughout Georgia have been honored as graduates of the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Executive Leadership Academy.
Donna Braden, Public Relations Manager at Floyd Medical Center, received the 2014 President’s Award from the Georgia Society of Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations. Current GSHMPR President, Cathleen Caldwell, presented Braden with the award at the society’s annual conference, held last week in Greensboro, GA.
Rome resident R. Jay Driskill has been named to the board of directors for the Southern Circulation Managers Association representing Georgia. SCMA is a non-profit association of over 450 executives and top circulation managers from six states. For over 75 years, SCMA has continued to provide a network of support to newspaper circulation managers.
ROME, GA. — The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that Debbie Law of Rome, Ga. has been promoted to assistant manager of the Last Stop Gift Shop & Rome-Floyd Visitor Center. Law joined the GRCVB as a customer service specialist in June 2013.
Donnis Pace joins the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia as the new Director of the South Rome Unit where she will oversee the South Rome Youth Center.
Marc Cook has been named Director of Food and Nutrition Services. He will oversee all food service operations at Floyd Medical Center, Floyd Behavioral Health, Kindred Hospital and Polk Medical Center.
Ken Jones, M.D., joins Polk Medical Center as a physician in the emergency department.
Dr. Patrick (P.J.) Lynn, a second year resident in Floyd Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency program has been named 2014 Family Medicine Resident of the Year by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. This prestigious award recognizes a resident’s leadership, academic achievement, professionalism and contribution to the community.
ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. (May 6, 2014) –Adam Hayes has been appointed as the new executive chef at Barnsley Resort (www.barnsleyresort.com), a luxury boutique resort located just north of Atlanta. With more than 15 years of experience in kitchen, banquet and à la carte operations for leading restaurants in North Carolina, he is now responsible for all aspects of the culinary experience at Barnsley Resort.
At Rotary’s District Conference held at Jekyll Island recently Rome Rotarian Mike McDougald was honored with the W. Lee Arrendale Award for Vocational Excellence, recognizing his service, his high ethical standards, and his example to others.
ROME, Ga. – A Berry College senior has been named 2014 “Student Employee of The Year” by the Southern Association of Student Employment Administrators.
David Early, director of support services, has earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Health Administration from Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Chris Butler and Michelle Maulding have earned certificates in health care management and leadership through the Georgia Hospital Association. This new certificate provides Butler and Maulding with the knowledge to better motivate and manage health care employees.
Janet Ross was elected Georgia State Representative of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Ross begins her term of office on June 21, following the Annual Membership Meeting at the AANP National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Staci Graves, PA-C, will join Floyd as a physician assistant in the office of Rome Internal Medicine. She will join the practice of Joseph N. Herren, M.D.
Etowah Landing, a 100-bed Genesis HealthCareSM Skilled Nursing Facility, is proud to welcome Chris Loga, LNHA as its new Administrator.
Ivy Brewer, associate dean of college guidance at Darlington School, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) at the Association’s annual conference at Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Tracy Hawkins, manager of Georgia Power’s Plant Hammond, will become the utility company’s general manager of environmental affairs in air compliance.
Kristie Burt, MSN, FNP-BC, is now seeing patients at Floyd Primary Care located at 391 Northwood Drive, Centre, Ala. Burt previously saw patients in the office of Dr. Louis Spencer in Armuchee.