Board of Directors

  • Frank Don Diego, M.D.
    Frank Don Diego, M.D.

    Chairman, Blue Ridge AHEC
    Academic Chair and Program Director
    Floyd Family Medicine Residency Program

  • Steven Miracle, MBA
    Steven Miracle, MBA

    Immediate Past Chairman, Blue Ridge AHEC
    Chief Executive Officer
    Georgia Mountains Health

  • Diana Allen, MSSW, MSHSA
    Diana Allen, MSSW, MSHSA

    Vice Chair, Blue Ridge AHEC
    Chief Executive Officer
    The Primary Health Care Centers

  • Denise Grant, MSN, RN
    Denise Grant, MSN, RN

    Secretary, Blue Ridge AHEC
    Dean Academic Affairs
    GNTC-Walker Campus

  • Denise Kornegay, MSW
    Denise Kornegay, MSW

    Program Director
    Statewide AHEC Network Program

  • Barbara Massey Reece
    Barbara Massey Reece

    Community Leader

  • Robersteen Howard, M.D., FAAP
    Robersteen Howard, M.D., FAAP

    Harbin Clinic Pediatrics

  • Gina M. Kertulis-Tartar, PhD
    Gina M. Kertulis-Tartar, PhD

    Dean & Associate Professor of Biology
    Dalton State College

  • George P. Hotz, M.D.
    George P. Hotz, M.D.

    Physician, Internal Medicine
    Floyd Primary Care, Rome Internal Medicine