Dr. Richie Bland is currently a practicing Radiation Oncologist and serves as the Medical Director of the Roy Richards Sr. Cancer Center in Carrollton, GA. He is also Director of Oncology Services for Tanner Health System- a 4 hospital system in west Georgia and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Carroll City/County Hospital Authority and the University of West Georgia. Previous board positions include the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Homes, First Georgia Bank, and Greenway Medical Technologies. Dr. Bland graduated from Georgia Tech where he created and served as the original "Buzz" mascot. He followed his education at Georgia Tech with medical school and residency at the Medical College of Georgia. His favorite outdoor pursuit is big game hunting and is one of few to accomplish the Archery Super Slam—the taking of all 29 North American big game animals with a bow. Additionally, his conservation efforts have been concentrated on preserving the Altamaha river watershed. Dr. Bland grew up in Jesup, GA and he and his wife, Ava from Patterson, GA, have 3 children - Leah, Jay and Hunter.
DR. RICHIE BLAND