Lynn Holt, Owner/Pharmacist, HealthFIRST Pharmacy
Lynn graduated from UNC School of Pharmacy 1990 and has been married to her husband, Nick Holt, for almost 23 years. She has three children – Abby,Zach, and Tyler, and 3 dogs-Ellie, Maggie and Jack. Lynn has worked for various organizations, including WakeMed, NCSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and now her own Pharmacy , HealhFIRST, which opened in 2005. Lynn specializes in compounding drugs(sterile and non-sterile) and compliance packaging.
Dr. Mark Galland, Provider, OSNC
Dr. Galland began his career in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine while serving in the United States Navy at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. There he served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, and received numerous awards and commendations for both leadership and excellence in treating the musculoskeletal and sports injuries common among sailors and marines. The broad experience in spor medicine Dr. Galland received during his service in the Navy complemented the training he received at University in his home state of Louisiana.
Dr. Galland demonstrated an early affinity for the treatment of injured athletes during his residency, and trained under renowned sports medicine specialist, Michael Brunet, M.D. The relationship between Dr. Galland and Dr. Brunet had a profound effect on his practice style and approach to complex sports injuries. Dr. Gall had abundant opportunity to refine that approach when he was selected to serve as assistant team physician to both the undefeated Tulane University football team and Tulane men’s basketball team. He also served as team physician to several local high schools and colleges including Dillard and Xavier Universities.
Since joining Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, Dr. Galland has continued his commitment and dedication to the treatment of injured athletes. He currently serves as team physician and Orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the Advanced A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team; medical director and orthopedic consultant to the Louisburg College Athletic Program, medical of the Barton College athletic program, adjunct clinical professor at Marietta College, and team physician Orthopaedic consultant to several area high schools.
Dr. Galland has authored many book chapters and papers in sports medicine. His advice and consultation has been sought by world-class athletes of track and field and Major League Baseball. His passion for resolving musculoskeletal ailments and injuries in the most conservative manner possible puts all his patients in most capable and caring of hands.
Kim Dingus, Family Services Director, SAH Senior Care
Stay at Home Senior Care was founded by Deborah Bordeaux in 2003, and has grown to become a market leader. The agency is the hometown care provider for Wake Forest, and also has the honor to serve families in North Raleigh, Wakefield, Youngsville, Louisburg, Creedmoor and surrounding areas. Caregivers provide a wide array of services, from medication reminders and cooking to bathing and mobility assistance. With each relationship, the company’s mission is apparent – “to treat every contact as a friend, every client as family and complete every task with honor.”
The agency has received many accolades, including the Wake Weekly Best of the Best Award from 2011-2014, and the 2012 Small Business of the Year Award from the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce.
Kim Dingus has been the Family Services Director since 2007 and performs an in-home assessment to determine if a client’s needs require companion or hands-on/personal care. After the determination is made, she decides who will help support a client in their home. She will ensure that care plan needs are being met by Stay At Home. Kim is in charge of hiring new employees and conducts the orientation and training of caregivers, as well as their annual evaluations. She oversees all aspects of assignments and scheduling.
She has lived in Wake Forest for twenty-five years and enjoyed many active years with the Wake County Public School System and PTA. She is a Certified Companion Aide, a Certified Hospice Companion Aide, and has completed the Alzheimer’s North Carolina Course “Accepting the Challenge: Providing the Best Care for People with Dementia.”
Mark Foreman, Executive Director, Carillon Assisted Living of Wake Forest
Carillon of Wake Forest opened in July of 2014, and has become an active part of the Wake Forest Community. Mark Foreman has been with Carillon for almost ten years. Carillon was established in 1996 by Karen Moriarty and is a North Carolina born company based in Raleigh. Carillon is 20 communities strong, and Mark has opened four of these locations. Mark has known Wake Forest as home for the last 12 years.
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