Our Mission

To help all people live healthy lives by providing quality, primary and preventive health services.

Meet Our Staff


Dr. Daryl McCartney, MD, CMO
Swainsboro, GA

Board Certified Family Physician
Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC

Trained at Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC

Dr. Claudio Machado, MD
Swainsboro, GA

Pediatrics,  American Boards of Pediatrics certified
Residency Training: KUMC, Kansas City, Ks
Medical School: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte/Centro de Ciencias da Saude
    Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

J. Chad Clifton, LCSW
Swainsboro, GA

Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Psychology
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sebrina Watkins, MSPAS, PA-C
Mount Vernon, GA
Vidalia, GA

B.S. Biomedical Sciences
    U. South Florida, Tampl, Fl
M.S. Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS)
Certified Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
    South University, Savannah, GA

Dr. Floyd Soriano

Metter, GA

        Doctor of Medicine
            George Washington University School of Medicine
            George Washington University Columbian College        

Carol Simmons, Nurse Practitioner

Soperton, GA

            Georgia Southern University


Dr. Cherie Murray, D.M.D

Dental Clinic
Vidalia, GA

Carolyn Jones, MSN, FNP-BC 

Baxley, GA 

        MSN, FNP
            South University
        Associate of Science in Nursing
            South Georgia College
        Licensed Practical Nurse
            Waycross Ware Technical

Lori Davis, MSN, FNP-BC

Baxley, GA

Masters of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
    South University
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude
    South University
ANCC Certified

Dr. Cindy Gartmond, Pediatrician

Statesboro, GA

Brittney Gillespie, PA
Statesboro, GA

Adrienne Lanier, FNP
Metter, GA

Dr. Kyauna Miller
Statesboro, GA

Erin Hodges, ANP
Reidsville, GA

Kyle Cannady, PA
Swainsboro, GA

Dr. Loretta Duggan, Physician
Swainsboro, GA

Our History

EGHC was established in 1993 and began seeing patients in 1994. EGHC started with 4 employees and one site and now has more than 90 employees and [number of volunteers] volunteers working in a 9 county area with 9 locations. EGHC currently serves [number of patients] individuals and had [number of visits] visits in 2014.

As a federally qualified health center EGHC is dedicated to providing quality healthcare that is patient centered while being mindful of costs. In 2013 EGHC's Swainsboro site was recognized by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Swainsboro site received the NCQA's highest level of recognition (NCQA Level 3) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). In 2015 EGHC submitted applications for [number of sites] more sites to be recognized. The remaining [number of sites] sites will submit applications in 2016.

Awards for EGHC & EGHC staff members

  • NCQA Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (Swainsboro Site)
  • Federally Qualified Health Center of the Year from Georgia Association of Primary Healthcare
  • Georgia Association of Primary Healthcare Chief Executive Officer of the Year (Jennie Wren Denmark, CEO)
  • Georgia Association of Primary Healthcare Curtis V. Cooper Award (Jill Sorrells)
  • Georgia Healthcare Center Controlled Network Partnership Award  (Jill Sorrells)
  • Georgia Association of Primary Healthcare Boardmember of the Year (Lynda Morgan, Board Chairperson)
  • NACHC Outstanding Migrant Health Center Award