A Statesboro native, Dr. DeLoach is a board-certified Family Medicine physician with significant private group practice and hospital practice experience. Before joining Georgia Southern University Student Health Services in 2008, Dr. DeLoach practiced for five years at Bohler Family Practice in nearby Brooklet, GA. He retains privileges at East Georgia Regional Medical Center (EGRMC) hospital in Statesboro, where his past roles have included Chairman of the Family Practice Department and member of the EGRMC Board of Trustees. Dr. DeLoach has a special interest in infectious disease and disaster response, and he is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Bulloch County Red Cross Chapter, where he served as chair of the Disaster Services Committee. In addition to these responsibilities, he also volunteers his clinical services at the Hearts and Hands Clinic, and he is an active member of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. DeLoach received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia, in Athens, GA and his Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta, GA, and he is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia Family Medicine Residency program, where he received the Bristol-Myers-Squibb Award for Outstanding Family Medicine Resident. He has a special interest in emerging infectious diseases and preventative health maintenance.
Areas of Expertise (5)
Preventative Health Maintenance and Immunizations
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine: M.D. 2000
The University of Georgia: B.S., Biology 1996
University Health Centers and Young Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer: Changes in Providers' Familiarity with and Practice of Survivor CareJournal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Lillian R. Meacham, Rebecca S. Williamson, Ronald L. Forehand, Brian M. DeLoach, Sharon R. Rabinovitz, Michael J. Huey, Maureen L. Olson, Leslie Cottrell, Paula J. Edwards, Brooke O. Cherven, and Ann C. Mertens
2014 Purpose: To describe an initiative to establish university health centers (UHC) as sites for transition to adult care for university-bound pediatric cancer survivors. UHC providers were educated about survivor care and SurvivorLink, an internet-based patient-controlled personal health record with educational resources. Changes in UHC providers' familiarity with and practice related to survivor care were measured.