Chris Peppenger, a charge nurse with more than 10 years of experience, has been named a Nursing (House) Supervisor at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center. He will oversee clinical and administrative patient care activities throughout all nursing units during the “night shift.”
Peppenger, who joined the nursing staff at GHS in 2001, formerly served as a charge nurse on 5 West and in the medical intensive care unit.
He received his associate’s degree in nursing from Augusta State University in 2001 and his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgia Health Sciences University in 2002. Peppenger is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
The 478-bed Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center is operated by the Georgia Health Sciences Health System, a not-for-profit corporation that manages the clinical operations of Georgia Health Sciences University. The health system also includes a Critical Care Center, housing the region’s only Level I trauma center ; the 154-bed Children’s Medical Center, providing the highest level of pediatric critical care and neonatal intensive care; and more than 80 outpatient clinics that provide primary and specialty care inside the Medical Office Building.