VSU graduate named Phoebe's Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

VSU graduate named Phoebe's Advanced Practice Provider of the Year
Joe Powell was named Phoebe's Advanced Practice Provider of the Year on Tuesday. (Source: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital honored a physician as the Advanced Practice Provider of the Year on Tuesday.

Joe Powell was given the honor Tuesday afternoon.

The Valdosta State graduate is a registered nurse and works in the operating room at Phoebe's main campus.

The hospital said the Advanced Practitioner of the Year has a commitment to improving the health and well being of Southwest Georgians.

Powell has also volunteered at several charities. He also cooked food for hundreds of January storm victims.

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