BRUNSWICK, Georgia – The Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority
is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitchell T. Jones, M.D., as
the newest member of the Authority. He has replaced out-going member Shirley
Wilson, M.D., FACOG, who accepted a position with the Health System.
Jones graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology
from the University of Georgia before going on to earn his medical degree
from the Emory University School of Medicine. He completed his residency
in internal medicine at Emory where he later completed a postdoctoral
fellowship in cardiology. While at Emory, Jones was a member of Alpha
Omega Alpha and won the Outstanding Resident Award in internal medicine.
Since 1997, he has been a partner in the cardiology and internal medicine
practice of Strickland, Certain & Jones in Brunswick and is on the
medical staff at the Health System’s Brunswick Campus. Jones currently
serves as chairman of the Hospice of the Golden Isles Foundation, is a
member of the Hospice of the Golden Isles Board of Trustees, Frederica
Academy Board of Trustees and Southcoast Bank & Trust Board of Directors.
The Authority is made up of nine members—four are nominated by the
City Commission, four are nominated by the County Commission and one is
a city/county nominee. Authority members are then appointed by the sitting
members. Each of these members volunteers his or her time to oversee the
not-for-profit Health System.
In addition to Jones, Authority members are Chairperson Michael D. Hodges,
Vice Chair Carl Alexander, Secretary M.H. “Woody” Woodside,
Treasurer Laura McKinley, Mark Bedner, Walter C. McNeely, Carla L. Yarbrough
and Vance Hughes.