Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has appointed Dr. Ruthie Crider to the Georgia Composite Medical Board. Dr. Crider is an emergency physician at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Georgia and partner with Georgia Emergency Associates.

She is a longstanding member of the hospital’s Board of Trustees, is on the Peer Review Committee, and has served on the Physician Leadership Committee for EGRMC.

Dr. Ruthie Crider
Dr. Ruthie Crider Credit: Lori Grice

Crider graduated Cum Laude with Honors from UGA and graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Crider has been inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and is a recipient of the Deen Day Smith Service Award for Mankind.

She serves as Associate Faculty of Emergency Medicine for Mercer University School of Medicine and as a Trustee for Bulloch Academy.

Dr. Ruthie Crider is a member of the Ogeechee River Medical Society, the Medical Association of Georgia, and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Statesboro has been home for Crider and her husband, Bill, for the past 15 years and they have two children, Billy and Bo who attend Bulloch Academy.

About the Medical Board

The Georgia Composite Medical Board protects the health of Georgians through the proper licensing of physicians and enforcement of the Medical Practice Act.

The Georgia Composite Medical Board is the agency that licenses physicians, physician assistants, respiratory care professionals, perfusionists, acupuncturists, orthotists, prosthetists, auricular (ear) detoxification specialists, genetic counselors, cosmetic laser practitioners and pain management clinics.