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.