Family Medicine Center Named Brantley Business of the Year

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 2, 2008 – The Brantley Chamber of Commerce named the Brantley Family Medicine Center the Business of the Year at their meeting Thursday night, Aug. 28, at the Strickland Lodge. The announcement was made by Tim Sawyer, President of the Brantley Chamber, at the event hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Wade Strickland. “We are honored to accept this award. I am proud to be part of this team providing health care to the citizens of Brantley County,” said Janise Whitesell, MD, Brantley Family Medicine Center physician. “This is a group effort and all of us enjoy taking care of you and your family members.”

Accepting the award along with Whitesell were Iris White, family nurse practitioner, Cassie Bernard, practice manager, Heidi Shedd, department support coordinator, Bonnie Howard, LPN, Robyne Harris, radiologic technologist, and Shannon Cox, medical office assistant.

Brantley Family Medicine Center is operated by Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc. (CHSI), a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System. The Center provides comprehensive health care, including preventive medicine and treatment for existing problems. Laboratory and X-ray services are also available on-site. The Center’s healthcare providers are specially trained and are supported by a staff that understands family medicine and is patient-friendly. For more information, visit