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DeKalb Medical Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

March 01, 2016

 

DeKalb Medical Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

DeKalb Medical Foundation welcomes Matthew Hogan, M.D. to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Hogan has been with DeKalb Medical for more than 6 years and is currently Associate Medical Director.  

“I am very excited and proud to welcome Dr. Hogan to the DeKalb Medical Foundation,” said Medical Vice Co-Chair Raoul Mayer, Ph.D., M.D. “He has a unique understanding of the DeKalb Medical physicians and staff and has proven himself as a physician leader. He also has the knowledge and unique ability to successfully identify potential contributors.”

Dr. Hogan explains he joined the Board of Trustees as part of a commitment to improve his community.

“I live in [nearby] Oakhurst,” he said. “It is very important to me to be a part of supporting the community and DeKalb Medical is a big part of that. I want to help make sure the hospital functions at the highest level it can.”

In addition to his position on the Board, Dr. Hogan is involved in several other DeKalb Medical committees including, Physicians Advisory Counsel, Patient Safety Committee, Professional Practice Executive Committee, Graduate Medical Education, and the Stroke Committee. He is also the Co-Chair of Internal Medicine for The American University of Antigua and an adjunct professor at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Dr. Hogan earned his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He lives with his wife, Elizabeth, and two children in the Oakhurst area of Decatur, GA.  

 

 

 

 

About DeKalb Medical Foundation

The DeKalb Medical Foundation is a not-for-profit organization currently supported by more than 4,600 donors and nearly 150 volunteers. It was established in 1990 to raise funds for capital projects, special programs and research activities conducted by DeKalb Medical. Since inception, the Foundation has generated more than $32 million in revenue for DeKalb Medical in support of its mission to improving the standard of health in the DeKalb Community.

 

About DeKalb Medical

DeKalb Medical offers more than 700 doctors skilled in 55 medical specialties. The not-for-profit health care system consists of three campuses -- DeKalb Medical at North Decatur, DeKalb Medical LTAC at Downtown Decatur, and DeKalb Medical at Hillandale—as well as the DeKalb Physicians Group with over 30 practices in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. Founded in DeKalb County in 1961, DeKalb Medical is an established and active member of the community, offering a variety of award-winning, accessible services, including joint replacement, long-term acute care, surgical weight loss, mammography, heartburn solutions and more. The Maternity Center is the first in Georgia to receive the international “Baby-Friendly” hospital designation. The Cancer Center has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. To learn more about DeKalb Medical, please visit our website: www.dekalbmedical.org.

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