The DEO Clinic, Volunteers for Healing, has appointed its first executive director. The DEO Clinic is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that provides medical services to uninsured residents of Whitfield and Murray counties.
David Blaylock, president of the board of directors of DEO clinic, announces the appointment of Tom Brown as the first executive director of the clinic.
Mr. Blaylock said, “We are extremely proud to have the services of such a talented person as Tom.”
“I am very excited to be a part of the DEO Clinic,” Mr. Brown said, adding that his role with the DEO Clinic “will give me the chance to develop, maintain and strengthen relationships with stakeholders in the community, as well as increasing community awareness of the organization’s mission.”
Mr. Brown has spent over two decades with Whitfield County Schools, teaching at the middle school level, working in special education K-12, and district wide assistive technology. He has also served as the director of WoodSongs Dalton which has helped to make Dalton a music destination while raising money for expansion of the women’s and children’s shelter operated by Providence Ministries.
For more than 10 years the DEO Clinic has provided health care to uninsured members of the Whitfield and Murray Counties in Northwest Georgia. Staffed by volunteer doctors, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nurses, social workers, and office staff, the clinic provided approximately $150,000 worth of volunteer staff time to its patients in 2015.
For additional information about the clinic visit deoclinic.org or call 706.581-2009.