Healthy Hall Awards 2020

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s Healthy Hall Awards of Excellence Program spotlight those in the healthcare industry in Gainesville-Hall County making a significant impact on our quality of life through excellence in health and wellness. A luncheon honoring award recipients was held on February 25 at the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, recognizing outstanding professionals in over a dozen categories.  The Honorable Nathan Deal was keynote speaker at the sold-out event.

2020 Healthy Hall Award Recipients

Outstanding Allied Health Professional
Stephanie Brown, MLS (ASCP), Longstreet Clinic

 Outstanding Healthcare Professional
Heather Burke-Cody, FNP-C, Longstreet Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology

Outstanding Healthcare Administrator
Dr. John Delzell, Northeast Georgia Health System

Community Impact
Georgia Mountain Food Bank

Senior Impact
Lifeline of Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Corporate Innovation
Northeast Georgia Health System Information Technology Services

Healthcare Education
Cheryl Williams, RN, Certified Diabetic Educator, Longstreet Clinic

Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Health
Reach Out Campaign

Nurse of the Year, LPN
Abby Odle, LPN, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Ortho Neurosurgery

Nurse of the Year – RN
Victoria Thompson, RN, Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic/Northside Cancer Institute

Dentist of the Year
Richard G. Bennett, Jr., DMD, BGW Dental Group

Physician Specialist of the Year
Betsy Grunch, MD, FACS, FAANS, Neurosurgeon, Longstreet Clinic

Primary Care Physician of the Year
Dr. Brent Archer, Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic

Visionary Leader
Chief Jay Parrish, Gainesville Police Department

Lifetime Achievement
Dr. William T. “Buddy” Langston, Retired, Northeast Georgia Health System and Longstreet Clinic

The Healthy Hall Awards of Excellence 2020 Program was presented by Northeast Georgia Health System and the following sponsors: Alliant Health Plans, Brenau University, Gainesville Eye Associates, Longstreet Clinic, Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, ProCareRX, University of North Georgia College of Health Sciences & Professions.

For more on this Greater Hall Chamber Healthcare Initiative, contact Amanda Lewis, Project Manager, Economic Development Division, 770-532-6206 x 111.  Email AMANDA.