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The Dougherty County Medical Society is an association of physicians residing and practicing in Dougherty County, Georgia, for the purpose of promoting the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health. The society is a charter member of the Medical Association of Georgia.

Every physician residing and practicing in Dougherty and area counties as they request, who is licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners, and is of good moral and professional standing shall be eligible for membership.more
Exercise is Medicine

EXERCISE IS MEDICINE™ is an initiative focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients. EIM is committed to the belief that exercise and physical activity are integral in the prevention and treatment of diseases and should be regularly assessed as part of all medical care.

THE RIVERFRONT RUN is an annual event presented by DCMS as a way for physicians to lead by example and share with their patients the importance of incorporating physical activity and exercise into their daily routines. Proceeds from the 5K and 1 Mile eventsbenefit Darton College Foundation, Inc.,Allied Health Program. Darton College is one of the leading producers of health care professionals within the SW Georgia area.

PHYSICIANS SET THE EXAMPLE: Running and Walking the rIVERfRONT rUN RiverFront Run

(PHOTO Back Row, Left to Right):
Dr. James Bise, Dr. Bernard Scoggins, Dr. Gurinder Doad, Dr. Scott Wendland, Dr. Robert Pilcher, Dr. Michael Daugherty, Dr. Timothy Williams, Dr. Craig Murray, Dr. William Fricks, (front): Dr. Joseph Stubbs, Dr. Lane Price, Dr. Jose Tongol, Dr. Harry Dorsey.

The 2015 RiverFront Run is scheduled for Saturday, October 3.

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