Commissioner Dr. Rhonda Medows announced the newest addition to her leadership team at the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH). Dr. Winston Price joins the department as Medical Director.
As Medical Director, Dr. Price directs the medical activities for the department’s Division of Managed Care and Quality. He is responsible for managing projects and studies to improve the health status of Georgia’s Medicaid members and State Health Benefit Plan members.
Prior to joining DCH, Dr. Price was senior vice president of Government Relations and Community Affairs for the Resource Partners Clinical Research Network, which develops health information technology solutions and creates clinical research networks.From August 2004 to July 2005, Dr. Price served as the 105th President of the National Medical Association (NMA) and promoted the usage of computer technology to improve health education and health outcomes. Dr. Prices brings more than 20 years of clinical expertise along with his experience in Medicaid and Medicare health policy, regulation and management to DCH.
Dr. Price graduated from Cornell University Medical College and completed his residency training at NY Hospital-Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1978. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Marshall named to ACC’s Interventional Scientific Council
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) announced that its director of its Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Jeff Marshall, MD, has been named to the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) Interventional Scientific Council.
The Interventional Scientific Council is a new council appointed by the ACC to create practice guidelines and protocols for interventional cardiology.
“Our goals with the Interventional Scientific Council will be education, guidelines and training of physicians who are super-subspecialists in interventional cardiology,” Dr. Marshall says. “I’m very happy to have been chosen. Hopefully we can do something important with this council on a national level.”
Dr. Marshall was chosen by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, of which he is a longtime member.