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Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce recognizes area healthcare workers at annual event

By Austin Eller News Director

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce held its seventh annual Healthy Hall Awards Wednesday, where it recognized a variety of area healthcare workers for their dedication to the field.

The event was held at Lanier Technical College's Ramsey Conference Center in Gainesville. Various awards were given out, ranging from Healthcare Worker of the Year to Advanced Practice Provider of the Year.

The award winners are as follows:

  • Healthcare Workers of the Year: Bridgette Mayo, LPN - Longstreet Clinic and Lynne Allen - Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Nurse of the Year: Mandy Reichert, Ph.D., RN, PT-Csp - Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Healthcare Education: Northeast Georgia Health System Center for Simulation & Innovation

  • Healthcare Information Technology: Jack Cheng, MD - Northeast Georgia Health System and Marsha Jones - Longstreet Clinic

  • Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Health: Devin Vicknair, PhD, MS - Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Advanced Practice Provider of the Year: Lisa Price, PA-C - Northside Hospital Diagnostic Clinic

  • Dentist of the Year: Lee Hawkins, DDS - Hawkins Family Dental

  • Community Impact: Joe Amerling and Jane White - Overhead Cover

  • Corporate Achievement/Innovation: ProCare Rx

  • Physician of the Year: Karl D. Schultz, Jr., MD, FAANS, FACS - Longstreet Clinic

  • Visionary Leader: Pepper Brown, MD - Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

  • Lifetime Achievement: Priscilla Strom, MD, FACS - Longstreet Clinic

All of the award nominations were received from the public through the Chamber's online nomination survey.

Dr. Bedri Yusuf, chief physician executive of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, served as the keynote speaker at the event.

Awards were presented by Chamber Health & Wellness Committee Chair Dr. Dave Westfall, Northeast Georgia Medical Center GME, and Mimi Collins, CEO, Longstreet Clinic.

Past award recipients can be viewed here.

You can listen to the full ceremony on the above Soundcloud player.

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  • Associated Tags: hall county, Northeast Georgia Health System, Longstreet Clinic, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, healthcare
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