The Georgia Academy, in collaboration with the Department of Public Health, is seeking nominees for members who have supported Georgia’s mothers and children above and beyond the scope of family medicine. Last year’s awardee was Zita Magloire, MD of Cairo, Georgia who is a board-certified family physician currently in private group practice at Cairo Medical Care. In addition to practicing both inpatient and outpatient medicine, Dr. Magloire has a special interest in women’s health, and provides full obstetrical services including cesarean sections for her patients. Our 2018 awardee was Viktoria Nurpeisov, MD of Smyrna, Georgia who is the Medical Director of WellStar Family Medicine Clinic, a service of Kennestone Hospital, a comprehensive outreach clinic for patients, including mothers with unplanned pregnancies, limited resources, and recent immigrants
We are looking for YOU or a colleague who have gone the extra mile to support healthy moms and children in your community. Please email Tenesha Wallace (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the name of your nominee and a few sentences about what makes them unique in their support of healthy moms and children. The award will be presented at our Summer Family Medicine Weekend meeting in June. Please send us a response no later than April 13th.