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SOWEGA-AHEC received a grant through the American College of Rheumatology to conduct distance learning programs on Lupus. Take the survey and help us to bring awareness of Lupus, how it affects people and what is known about Lupus.

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The Lupus Initiative is a project of the American College of Rheumatology, a professional organization for doctors who specialize in lupus and other diseases.

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The Healthcare Georgia Foundation named Dr. William Guest one of the 2016 recipients of the Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award. Five individual recipients and one collaborative were recognized during a recent awards ceremony at the Foundation’s seventh statewide convening of nonprofit grantees, partners, and community leaders.

Dr. Guest is SOWEGA-AHEC's immediate past Board chair for 21 years and the Chief Medical Officer at Tift Regional Hospital...more or View the award tribute video

 

SOWEGA-AHEC was awarded a contract from the American College of Rheumatology in support of  The Lupus Initiative in southwest Georgia.  This 2-phase approach includes a community awareness campaign and a provider education series for CME related  to systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) to primary care providers.  The Lupus Initiative is a project of the American College of Rheumatology, a professional organization for doctors who specialize in lupus and other diseases.

 

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