Floyd’s Family Medicine Residency program has named Curtis Glidewell, M.D. and Justin Smith, M.D. as Chief Residents for the new academic year that began July 1.

Chief Residents are selected and voted upon by their peers and are approved by faculty and staff.  During their one-year term, they will serve in a leadership role, mentoring underclassmen and acting as liaisons between residents and faculty.

Dr. Glidewell received a Bachelor of Science in biological engineering from Mississippi State University and earned his medical doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

Dr. Smith completed his undergraduate work at Delta State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology.  He earned his medical doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

The residency program is also introducing its incoming class of residents:

Garvin Chandler, D.O. received a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in biology from Baylor University. He earned his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas.

Kayla Dziuba, D.O. received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Rhodes College.  She earned a doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Samantha Lake, D.O. received a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from the University of South Carolina and a doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Michelle Little, D.O. received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Berry College and earned her doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Chelsea Ryan, D.O. received a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology from the University of Tennessee.  She earned a doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Brett Sprouse, D.O. earned a Bachelor of Science in biomedical science from Auburn University, a Masters of Science in biomedical science from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience and a Masters of Business Administration from Rockhurst University. He received his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience.

John Woody, M.D. received his Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary social science, from the University of South Florida.  He earned a doctorate of medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine.

Grant Zachary III, M.D. earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Georgia and his doctorate of medicine from Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

Floyd’s Family Medicine Residency program provides residents with a three-year comprehensive experience that gives residents hands-on opportunities in an environment of camaraderie, teamwork and family.