Health System Names New VP of Human Resources

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 30, 2007 – Patrick Ebri, PhD, has been named Southeast Georgia Health System’s Vice President of Human Resources.

Ebri first joined the Health System in 1995 as a radiologic and ultrasound technologist, subsequently working his way up to higher levels of responsibility. He served as director of Imaging Services from 2002-2006 before joining the Human Resources Department as the director of Education/Team Member Relations. In his most recent position, he successfully created a partnership with Brenau University to offer a new MBA in Healthcare Management program, which began this April.

“Patrick is a well-respected member of our Health System team and we have every confidence in his leadership abilities,” said Health System President & CEO Gary R. Colberg. “He is a successful executive who brings a proven track record of implementing strategic changes. Patrick’s broad range of talents will augment our efforts to maintain Southeast Georgia Health System as a rewarding place to work and enable us to continue attracting top talent to our healthcare team.”

He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in radiography from the University of Calabar in Nigeria before earning a certificate in diagnostic medical sonography from Ultrasound Diagnostic School in Jacksonville, Florida. Ebri later completed his master’s degree in health administration from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville and his PhD in business administration from Southern California University for Professional Studies in Santa Ana. He has served on the advisory boards of the Ultrasound Diagnostic School and St. Vincent’s Nuclear Medicine Program, both in Jacksonville, and St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Brunswick. Ebri is also a member of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Ebri and his wife and two children make their home in Brunswick.