BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 30, 2010– Southeast Georgia Health System
is pleased to welcome family medicine physician Patsy Mitchell, D.O.,
and family nurse practitioner Diane Ansley, MSN, APRN, to the medical
staff of Glynn Family Medicine Center in Brunswick. The two join the Center’s
staff of professionals, including board-certified family medicine physician
John Blumer, M.D. Mitchell, who is board-certified in family medicine
by the American Board of Family Medicine, earned her undergraduate degree
from the University of Alabama and took pre-medicine classes at Loyola
University Chicago, before completing her medical degree at Midwestern
University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She went on to finish
an internal medicine internship at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge,
Ill. Mitchell completed her residency in family medicine at McGaw Medical
Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill. Her previous experience
includes practicing as a primary care physician and medical director,
most recently with Comprehensive Health Services in Lincolnshire, Ill.
Mitchell is also a former instructor at the Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine in Chicago. In addition to her medical career, she
has volunteered with such organizations as the Boys and Girls Club of
Chicago, Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, and the Lions Club. In
2003, she received the American Medical Women’s Association, Inc.’s
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation. Mitchell is relocating
to the Golden Isles with her husband, family medicine physician James
Lee, D.O., who is joining the medical staff at the Health System’s
strategic affiliate Glynco Immediate Care Center in Brunswick.
Ansley completed her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Medical
College of Georgia, Augusta, before going on to earn a Master’s
degree in nursing from Georgia Southern University’s Family Nurse
Practitioner Program, Statesboro. She is certified in advanced practice
nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a certified
diabetes educator. Additionally she holds a certification in advanced
practice colposcopy (a common gynecology follow-up for abnormal Pap smears).
Ansley began her nursing career as a staff nurse with the Health System
at what was then the Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital. She has spent
most of her nursing career with the Glynn County Health Department and
Coastal Health Unit in such capacities as a public health nurse, a coordinator
of the State Hypertension program, a diabetes program manager and a family
nurse practitioner. Ansley has also worked for the Health System as an
inpatient diabetes educator.
Glynn Family Medicine Center is a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia
Health System. Glynn Family Medicine Center provides complete health care
for men, women, and children 12 years and older. The Center offers a full
range of health care options, including preventive medicine and treatment
for existing problems. It is located at 3222 Shrine Road, Suite A, Brunswick.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 912-264-6303.