Copeland Medical Center

ACV Health Services Staffing Update

Are you gearing up for those New Year resolutions, goals, or health transitions? You might find yourself looking for a primary physician to receive routine care. 

Keri Hilliard, Vice President for ACV Health Services

Copeland Medical Center (CMC) has a few new faces that complete a team of providers, along with a familiar face, ACV Vice President for Health Services, Keri Hilliard. Keri’s office is now at CMC, as she transitions from the Nursing Home Administrator role and focuses on serving more as a hands-on director of CMC with leadership responsibilities for ACV’s health services as a whole. Along with Copeland Medical Center, Keri is overseeing ACV Home Health, Dacier Manor, and Good Samaritan Center.

As always, the care and well-being of our members and patients are of the utmost importance and we are excited to announce three new team members at Copeland Clinic: Medical Director, Diane Dodgen, MD, and Nurse Practitioners Kimberly Pierce, APRN, and Jillian Bowden, APRN. 

Medical Director 

Diane Dodgen, MD

Dr. Dodgen is from Atlanta and moved to the area in 2007 to work as an attending physician at Lake Shore Regional Medical Center in Lake City. In 2012 she moved to Perry, Florida, where she worked at Doctors Memorial Hospital and a medical clinic there. With over twenty years of experience in the medical field, we are confident in the level of care that Diane brings to the team. Before coming to ACV, she worked in private practice in middle GA for about 12 years. More recently, Diane has worked in Perry, FL, for about 9 years, where she served as an internal medicine specialist in a local hospital.

Nurse Practioner

Kimberly Pierce, APRN

Kimberly Pierce

Kim recently relocated to the local area from Jacksonville, FL. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of North Florida in 2007 and has since worked at both the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and Baptist Neurology Group. Kim has a particular interest in Neurological illnesses, including stroke, seizures, and migraines. She also brings extensive experience in women’s health, surgery and long-term care. Kimberly has over 35 years of combined nursing and nurse practitioner experience. For the most recent 14 years, she has worked in a number of settings as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Jacksonville, FL. 

Nurse Practioner

Jillian Bowdoin, APRN

Jillian Bowdion

Jill is returning to her hometown of Mayo from High Springs. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of South Alabama and has since worked at the University of Florida as the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Coordinator and then with the Abdominal Transplant Surgical department. She is specially trained as a Family NP and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Jillian has over 15 years of combined nursing and nurse practitioner experience. The most recent 7 years she has worked in Gainesville, FL, as a Transplant Surgery APRN. 

Nurse Practioner

Cheryl Collins APRN

CHERYL COLLINS

Diane, Kim, and Jill join Cheryl Collins, APRN, to complete a skilled and talented medical team that is here to serve and care for the members of Advent Christian Village and the surrounding communities.

Copeland Clinic is accepting new patients and can schedule appointments within 24 hours in most cases. Call 386-658-5300 to schedule appointments.

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