June 24, 2009GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is pleased to announce Don Walsh has been named director of Outpatient Rehabilitation. Walsh takes the reigns from former director Judy Smith, who recently retired.
Walsh joined NGMC’s Outpatient Rehabilitation department in 1989. He served as a supervisor and manager before being promoted to director. In his new position, Walsh oversees speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and a host of different programs.
"The promotion excites me both professionally and personally," says Walsh. "I love the joy of helping people overcome obstacles and the challenge of managing a staff. It helps that I’m already familiar with the department’s programs, which are among the best in the industry."
Outside the office, Walsh is an avid cyclist. He and his wife, Karen, have three children.