Chick-Fil-A Named Live Better Partner

Chick-Fil-A Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomasville restaurant Chick-Fil-A is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed physician assistants Dawn C. Howell, PA-C, and Catherine W. Howell, PA-C, to the medical staff. Dawn Howell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physician assistant studies and a Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center. She joins Southland Hospitalist Group and will be seeing patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Catherine Howell earned a Bachelor of...



Archbold Encourages Sun Safety

Archbold Encourages Sun Safety According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. As families enjoy more time outdoors in the summer months, Archbold physicians are encouraging people, especially those considered high risk for developing skin cancer, to take special precaution as they vacation, play outdoor sports, and work outside. “Skin cancer is most commonly diagnosed in people with lighter physical features, such as blue...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist, Esther Tan, MD and OB-GYN, Geri Justice, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Tan earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. She earned a medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, Illinois and completed a residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. She completed a...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Welcomes New Providers Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed midwives, Maria Mock, DNP, CNM, Victoria Gordon, CNM and Kristen Waltos, CNM to the medical staff. Gordon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Chamberlain College of Nursing and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Frontier Nursing University. Mock earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Thomas University in Thomasville and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Case...



Archbold Hosts Talk on Men’s Heath

Archbold Hosts Talk on Men’s Heath June is recognized as National Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to remember to take the necessary steps to keep their health in check—particularly paying attention to cardiovascular health, prostate health and diabetes. “Men can increase their chances of staying healthy by scheduling regular check-ups with their primary care physician, and also by not neglecting symptoms that need medical attention,” said Archbold urologist Jason O....



Archbold Encourages Hurricane Preparation

Archbold Encourages Hurricane Preparation Hurricane season is upon us and is here to stay until late November. Archbold Medical Center is actively educating staff and preparing for what this year’s hurricane season may bring. “We partner with the National Weather Service and monitor part of the alert system on a daily basis,” said Chuck Winchester, Archbold’s emergency management coordinator. “We get a weather briefing from the National Weather Service through the...



Archbold Announces Employees of the Quarter

Archbold Announces Employees of the Quarter Each quarter, Archbold employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee in four divisions—nursing, administrative support, clinical support, Archbold Health Services and Archbold Medical Group—who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Archbold Memorial Hospital is proud to announce...



Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center Name Employees of the Quarter

Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center Name Employees of the Quarter Each quarter, Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Linda Thornton is a Restorative Aide at Mitchell Convalescent Center and the...



Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Names Employee of the Quarter

Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Names Employee of the Quarter Each quarter, Pelham Parkway Nursing Home employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Tammy Sapp is an Environmental Services Aide at Pelham Parkway and their Employee of the Quarter.



Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Quarter

Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Quarter Each quarter, Brooks County Hospital employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Caleb Healey is a Patient Care Tech at Brooks County Hospital and the Employee of the Quarter.



Archbold Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

Archbold Auxiliary Awards Scholarships The Archbold Auxiliary recently awarded $40,000 in academic scholarships to area students who have aspirations of a career in healthcare. The scholarships are made possible each year by fundraising efforts through Auxiliary Gift Shop sales and memorial donations. The Auxiliary Scholarship Committee reviewed over 50 new applications, from which 22 new scholarship recipients were selected, along with 18 returning recipients. Recipients are required...