Aging & Driving Symposium: Georgia Department of Driver Services Medical

Fri, May 19, 2023 1:00-2:00 PM

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Lotherone Grier is the Assistant Manager for the Medical Review Unit of Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), Regulatory Compliance Division. She has been with the Department of Driver Services (DDS) for over five years. She currently serves as an agency representative for the State’s Older Driver Safety Task Force. Lotherone Grier is a native of Louisiana and a true New Orleans Saints fan. Upon settling in the state of Georgia, Lotherone has held several state positions. She has been employed by the Georgia Department of Labor and the Department of Family and Children Services. She is determined to lead the Medical Review Unit into the future with great success!

In Georgia, medical professionals, family members and others who are concerned that a driver may be unsafe can refer them for medical review.

This session will introduce the medical review form and process, describe the Georgia Drivers’ License Advisory Board and its work, explain the different possible outcomes of a medical review, and give audience members the opportunity for questions.

Intended audience: Drivers aged 55 and older and their families and care partners; health care professionals serving this population; interested general public.