Holloway-Cox Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse of the Year

Holloway-Cox Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse of the Year Kerri Holloway-Cox, RN, a nurse in Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit, was named the hospital’s Nurse of the Year for 2010.. Holloway-Cox, who has been a Colquitt Regional nurse for six years, was selected from six finalists by a panel of judges who based their decision on the criteria submitted without knowing the names of the finalists. To be eligible for the annual award, a nurse must work in direct...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Wedding

Couple Says Vows In Colquitt Regional Medical Center Hospital Room   A promise is a promise.  When Fritz Stokes and Chivon Barfield of Moultrie agreed on a date for their wedding, they weren’t going to let something like a hospital stay interfere with their ceremony. So, with a little last-minute planning and in the presence of a small group of people they had never seen before, they were united in marriage recently on the fifth floor of Colquitt Regional Medical Center. “We’d planed to get...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Celebrating Certified Nurses Day

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Celebrates Certified Nurses Day Colquitt Regional Medical Center celebrated Certified Nurses Day on March 19, 2010 by honoring its board certified nurses. Board certification in specialty areas of nursing plays an important role in the assurance of a high quality of care for patients at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Nursing has become increasingly complex and while a registered nurse’s (R.N.) license assures general nursing practice and knowledge of the...



EMS Hats

Hats for Children With Cancer Just Keep On Coming   There are hats, hats and more hats and they just keep on coming. When Colquitt County Emergency Medical Services joined with other Region 8 EMS units in a project to collect hats for children with cancer, nobody knew just how many hats could be found, but Colquitt Regional anesthesia technician BJ Cooper had an idea. What if professional sports organizations were contacted and asked for hats? Would they give? Cooper contacted sports...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Sending $8,000 To Haiti

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Sending $8,000 To Haiti Colquitt Regional Medical Center collected $8,000 which is being sent to aide the victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The contributions given by hundreds of hospital employees, physicians and volunteers were matched by Colquitt Regional, and those contributions, along with a $1,000 donation from the Moultrie Lions Club, are being donated through USAID/Haiti. Initially, Colquitt Regional’s plan was to send medical supplies...



Berl Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Champion

Dr. Berl Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Champion Dr. Seth Berl, an internal medicine physician who has served the community for more than 25 years, has been named a Colquitt Regional Champion, an honor given to Colquitt Regional Medical Center employees, physicians or volunteers who have made extraordinary contributions to the hospital and the community. Dr. Berl, who is the 12th person to receive the honor since the Champion program’s inception in 2001, was presented the award at a...



Senator Praises Colquitt Regional Medical Center on Senate Floor

Senator Praises Colquitt Regional Medical Center on Senate Floor U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss presented to Colquitt Regional Medical Center a framed copy of a page from the Congressional Record of comments he made on the floor of the U.S. Senate in recognition of the hospital’s 70th anniversary. The framed statement, which was presented Tuesday to Brooks Sheldon, chairman of the Colquitt County Hospital Authority, and Jim Lowry, president and CEO of Colquitt Regional, traced the history of the...



Welcome Ndubuisi Apu Ndukwe, M.D

'My Friends Call Me Dr. ND' Dr. Ndukwe is joining the Colquitt Regional Primary Care Clinic and is now taking appointments for new patients. Dr. ND completed his residency in family medicine from the Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Program in Albany. Dr. ND is fluent in English and Ibo.  He enjoys playing the guitar, watching movies and spending time with his wife and daughter. For a family practitioner, call Colquitt Regional Primary Care Clinic and ask for Dr. ND.                       ...



2009 Employee of the Year

Colquitt Regional Medical Center 2009 Employee of the Year Colquitt Regional Medical Center honored its dedicated employees for their years of service to the hospital and community at the 69th Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet, hosted by Colquitt Regional Medical Center President Jim Lowry and Colquitt County Hospital Authority Chairman Brooks Sheldon, recognized Colquitt Regional Medical Center employees and medical staff members. Kesia Pettis received the top honor of Colquitt Regional...



Dr. Adcock Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award

Dr. Adcock Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award December 16, 2009 ATLANTA – Colquitt Regional Medical Center Medical Director D.W. Adcock, M.D., was awarded the prestigious Georgia Hospital Heroes Award at the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) annual Hospital Heroes Awards luncheon Dec. 14 in Atlanta. Dr. Adcock, who was one of only 10 individuals statewide to receive the award, was recognized for his leadership, clinical expertise, and generosity to the Moultrie community. In the...



Physician Workforce Board Elects Officers

Physician Workforce Board Elects Officers Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, a Macon neurosurgeon, has been elected chairman of the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce, the state agency responsible for advising the governor and General Assembly on physician workforce and medical education issues.  Jim Lowry, president and CEO of Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, was elected vice chairman and Dr. Gil Klemann, an Albany obstetrician and gynecologist, was elected to succeed Lowry as...



Love Light 2009

2009 Love Light Celebration On Thursday, Dec. 10, the switch will be pulled to light the Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation’s Love Light Tree and honor or remember hundreds of loved ones who are represented by the lights on the tree. The ceremony, which is held in the Love Light Garden adjacent to the front entry of Colquitt Regional Medical Center, begins at 6 p.m. and a musical program by local students and the recognition of those who have been honored by donations to the Love Light...