Kudos to NCMS Members on the Move

Dr. de Guehery

Congratulations to North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) life member Lindsey de Guehery, MD, who was recently appointed medical director of the Wilson County Health Department.

De Guehery, who works at Wilson Pulmonary and Internal Medicine, will oversee the department’s two current nurse practitioners as well as a third who will start April 1 and a nurse midwife. He will also sign off on all policies and procedures, officials said.

Dr. De Guehery joined the NCMS in 1985 and served on the Legislative Cabinet as well as the NCMS PAC Board for many years.


Dr. Forrest

Longtime NCMS member Brian Forrest, MD, was recognized as a “Changemaker” by Medical Economics magazine. The designation is given to a ‘special group of physicians who are working tirelessly to improve the lives of their patients, their own medical practice and the well-being of their community.

Dr. Forrest, a primary care physician in Apex, was one of only seven physicians nationwide showcased by the publication. He was recognized for founding Access Healthcare, “a practice considered one of the earliest direct primary care (DPC) practices in the U.S. [putting] Forrest on the map as a pioneer of the new practice type.” Read the article.

Congratulations, Dr. Forrest!


Kudos to Michael Miltich, MD, who was elected commissioner and Mayor Pro Tem of the town of Cornelius near Charlotte.

Dr. Miltich

Miltich, who has been an NCMS member since 1984 and has served on several NCMS committees over the years, will also be the town’s delegate to the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization. Read the Cornelius Today article for all the details on this hotly contested election. And congratulations to Dr. Miltich!


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