Dr. Ivan Peacock, a board-certified diagnostic radiologist with Nash X-ray Associates, was recently named to the Nash Health Care Board of Commissioners.
The Nash Health Care Board of Commissioners is a 14-member volunteer board appointed by the Nash County Board of Commissioners. Each board member is appointed for a three-year term. Commissioners may be reappointed to serve two additional terms for a maximum of three terms.
“I am interested in serving on the board in order to promote further advancement and integration of medical services at Nash Health Care, as well as to promote greater professional and institutional unity among the diverse physician community serving Nash through the development of physician leaders and shared physician objectives and outcomes,” he said.
Peacock is a native of Jacksonville. He attended undergraduate and graduate school at East Carolina University and then received a regular commission in the U.S. Navy in 1977. He subsequently attended the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md., where he received his master’s degree and completed a radiology residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. Peacock pursued advanced military operational training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and completed primary flight school in Pensacola, Fla., where he was designated a naval flight surgeon 3801.
Peacock served 24 years as a naval officer attaining the rank of captain. During his military career, he served with multiple forward deployed units of the Fleet Marine Force as a flight surgeon, and with the Naval Hospital Command as a diagnostic radiologist. After leaving active duty, Peacock joined Nash X-ray Associates and continues to practice full time at Nash Health Care as a board-certified diagnostic radiologist. His professional interests include musculoskeletal imaging as well as radiology administration and leadership.
Peacock is past president of Nash X-ray Associates and has served as past chairman of Nash Health Care’s Department of Imaging Services. He also previously served as the medical director of the Nash Breast Care Center and Nash Open MRI. Currently, he serves as chairman of the Comprehensive Community Cancer Program Committee and chairman of the Credentials, Bylaws and Rules & Regulations Committee at Nash Health Care.