On July 1, Gov. Brian Kemp appointed George Harrison, MD, as a member of the Georgia Composite Medical Board.

Dr. Harrison is the Chief Medical Officer for Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, Georgia. He has spent his career practicing family medicine and has served as a medical officer at many of his previous medical practices, including as hospitalist medical director at Eagle Hospital Physicians and Fairview Park Hospital. He earned a bachelor’s degree and M.Ed. from Alabama State University, a medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine, and a Masters of Medical Management from Tulane University. After receiving his medical degree, he completed a residency in family medicine at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He lives in Bonaire with his wife, and together they have three children.

Dr. Harrison replaces Andrew Reisman, MD, who resigned.