Nurses Sign Apprenticeship Agreements with Archbold

Fifteen Southern Regional Technical College nursing students recently signed apprenticeship agreements with Archbold Memorial Hospital. The apprenticeship students, who are also participating in Archbold’s nurse extern program, will gain practical experience in a healthcare setting to advance their training and education. By signing the apprenticeship agreements, these nursing students will have access to grant funding that will help with the cost of school and work-related...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider Sellinger

Archbold welcomes emergency medicine physician Andrew Sellinger, MD, to the medical staff. Sellinger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a medical degree from Florida State University. Sellinger completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Florida Health Jacksonville. Sellinger will be treating patients in the emergency department at Archbold Memorial Hospital.



Archbold’s Oncology Center Offers Prostate Screenings

The American Cancer Society estimates that one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men, and it’s predicted that 268,490 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2022. Experts say risk factors include age, family history, ethnicity and overall health. Though prostate cancer is a serious disease, the good news is that most men diagnosed will not die from it. In fact, more than...



Archbold’s Live Better Pink Run is Back 

After taking two years off due to the pandemic, Archbold’s Live Better Pink Run is back and will be in person this year. Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, is hosting the 6th annual Live Better Pink Run to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. The 5K race will help promote the link between obesity and cancer, as well as the early detection of breast cancer and overall healthy living. “We’re so excited to bring back the Pink Run in person...



Archbold Developing Only Advanced Endoscopy-Endoscopic Surgery Program in the Region

Archbold Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recruitment of Stavros Stavropoulos, MD, a pioneer of Endoscopic Surgery, who will lead the Program in Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy & Endoscopic Surgery at Archbold, the only such program in the region. Dr. Stavropoulos, who previously offered his expertise based out of New York to patients from all over the globe and across the US, will spearhead the development of a top referral program at Archbold Memorial Hospital. The Program...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold is pleased to welcome physicians Catherine Divingian, MD, PhD, and Brianna Millsaps, MD, to the medical staff. Divingian earned Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and biology from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in pharmacology. She also earned a Master’s degree in business administration from Regent University and a doctorate in health psychology from Capella University. Divingian earned a medical degree from the University of South Florida and...



Archbold Names Dumas Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety

Archbold recently named Julie Dumas, BSN, RN, as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety for the health system. Dumas has been with Archbold since 2005 and has over 15 years of healthcare experience, including direct patient care as a critical care nurse and nearly 11 years in hospital leadership roles. Most recently, she served as the Director of Hospital Accreditation for the health system. Dumas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Bachelor of Science degree in...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider White

Archbold recently welcomed back nurse practitioner Jessica White, CPNP-P. Jessica worked as a mother/baby nurse and most recently as a lactation consultant at Archbold for over 16 years before pursuing a master's degree and post masters certification to become a pediatric nurse practitioner. White earned an Associate's degree in nursing from Darton College and a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned a Master's degree in nursing...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers Barker, Suddarth and Taylor

Archbold is pleased to welcome physician Grant Barker, MD, certified registered nurse anesthetist Tyler Suddarth, CRNA and nurse practitioner Tamie Taylor, NP-C, to the medical staff. Barker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Florida and a medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed a residency at the University of Florida Jacksonville. Barker will be treating patients in the Emergency Department at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Suddarth...



​​​​​​​Archbold's Hospice Receives Award

Archbold's Hospice Receives Award Archbold's Hospice of Southwest Georgia has been awarded "Premier Performer" status by the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% for the 2021 calendar year. The annual SHPBest award program was created to acknowledge hospice providers that consistently provide high-quality service to families and caregivers of patients receiving hospice care. The 2021 award...



Painting Unveiling at Archbold’s Cancer Center

Last month, family and friends of the Vann family gathered at Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center to celebrate the unveiling of a painting celebrating the life of Ann Vann. The painting, commissioned by the Vann family, is located in the infusion center waiting area and was painted by local artist Suzanna Winton. Titled Never Give Up, the painting is a reminder to all patients and their families to always remain positive and determined during their cancer treatment...



Archbold's Hospice Hosts Annual Camp H.E.A.L.

The loss of a grandparent, parent, sibling or friend may occur sometime in a child's early years. Losing a loved one is difficult at any age but is especially hard on a child or a teen. It can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with loss, especially if you are also working through your own grief. At Camp H.E.A.L., children can express themselves while meeting others dealing with a similar situation. Next month, Archbold's Hospice of Southwest Georgia will host their annual Camp...