Edward J. Bujold, M.D.
Named “One of America’s Best Family Doctors” by the Consumer Research Council of America, Dr. Bujold has been providing personalized, leading edge family medicine for more than 25 years. After receiving his Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit in 1977, Dr. Bujold completed a Family Medicine Residency at Andrews Air Force Base, Walter Reed Army Hospital and Bethesda Naval Hospital in Washington, DC. He later completed additional training in anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. During both residencies, he was honored by being selected Chief Resident by his peers.
Dr. Bujold served his country in the active military in the 1980s on the staff of the Strategic Air Command in Bitburg, Germany, and Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Bujold is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and is an American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) Fellow. A member of the American Academy of Family Practice National Research Network, Dr. Bujold has published several research papers in his field. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the North Carolina Academy of Family Practice.
Dr. Bujold is certified through the Blue Quality Physician Program℠ (BQPP). This program, from BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), focuses on Primary Care Management and rewards physicians who are committed to high-quality patient outcomes, lowering costs and delivering patient-centered care.
Dr. Edward Bujold currently serves as Chief Medical Officer of KPN Health Analytics, Inc. (“KPNHA”) KPNHA provides software solutions and advisory services for clinical transformation. KPNHA is distinguished by its unequaled ability to extract and normalize clinical and financial data from disparate EHR and Practice Management Systems, and aggregate this data into a single database for manageable and actionable application. KPN Optimize™ offers specific modules designed to assist with Population Health Management and predictive modeling across multiple clinical disciplines. The KPN Optimize™ library consists of (i) Patient Center including our Point of Care Clinical Decision support tool with Medication Fulfillment, (ii) Population and Chronic Disease Management Module; and (iii) Quality Metrics/Measures Performance Modules. KPN’s web-based Point of Care is a robust clinical decision support tool that empowers physicians and staff with patient specific information at the point of care for tailored individual patient care. KPN’s Quality Performance Indicator Module is a measure/metric based organizational tool that provides quality performance assessments.
Lucy Walker, FNP-C
Lucy was born in Burke County and now serves as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Granite Falls Family Medical Care Center. Lucy received her Nursing Degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and went on to pursue a Masters of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She worked as a critical care nurse at Valdese General Hospital and Frye Regional Medical Center for several years before pursuing a Post Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition she is Lt. Colonel in the Army Nurse Corps and currently serves in a reserve status for Medical Support Unit in the United States Army. She served a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during the first Iraq war and a tour of duty in support of Iraq in 2004. Lucy brings a wealth experience to our health delivery team.
Mandy Ferguson, FNP-C
Mandy was born in Catawba County and now serves as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Granite Falls Family Medical Care Center. Mandy received her Nursing Degree at Lenoir Rhyne University and worked in critical care at Frye Regional Medical Center for ten years. During that time, she pursued and earned a Masters Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at East Carolina University. She currently lives on a farm in Alexander County with her husband and four children.