University Health Center, University of Georgia

Meet Our Staff


Administrative Staff
Photo of Jean Chin Jean Chin, MD, MBA, FACP
Dr. Jean Chin is the executive director of the health center. She joined the medical staff in 1988 and served as medical director from 1992 to 2004. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed an Internal Medicine residency at New York Medical College's Westchester County Medical Center. She earned her MBA at Kennesaw State University in 2001. Dr. Chin is board certified in Internal Medicine. In addition to her administrative role, she sees patients in the Medical Clinics.
Photo of Ronald Forehand Ronald Forehand, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Ron Forehand is director of medical services and has been on staff since 1997. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed residency training at Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He is board certified in Family Practice. Captain Forehand served in the United States Navy from 1974 - 2001. He practiced on hospital teaching staffs, clinical staffs and as a senior executive in Europe. After joining the health center staff he served as disaster planner and chairman of the medical staff. He is the former president of the board of directors of the Athens Area Child Abuse Prevention Council. Dr. Forehand sees patients in the Medical Clinics.
Photo of Martha Davis Martha Davis, BS, MBA
Martha Davis is associate director of patient services at the health center and first joined the staff in 1988. She earned her BS in nursing from Metropolitan State College and her MBA at the University of Georgia with specialization in corporate finance and risk management. Her past medical experience includes critical care nursing with specialty in neurotrauma and emergency care, rehabilitation, cost management consulting and ambulatory care administration.
Photo of Liz Prince Liz Prince, MEd
Liz Prince joined the University Health Center in 2012 as the Associate Director of Health Promotion and the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. She earned her BS in Physical Education from SUNY Brockport and a MEd in counseling from Eastern Michigan University. Prior to coming to UGA, she was part of the Student Affairs teams at Duke University, University of Connecticut, University of Michigan and The University of Maryland Baltimore County. Her areas of interest include alcohol and other drug prevention and early intervention, interpersonal violence prevention, restorative justice, health coaching and adventure based counseling.
Photo of Lynn Tabor David Lynn Tabor (Lynn), MBA, FACHE
Lynn joined the UGA Health Center staff as associate director for support services in summer 2003. He earned a BBA and MBA in business administration from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. Lynn is an individual member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and has earned fellow status (FACHE) with board certification in healthcare administration. He is also an individual member of the American College Health Association (ACHA) and serves as an ACHA consultant. Lynn was on the staff at Georgia Southern University from 1991-2003 and served as director of the Georgia Southern Health Center.


Medical Clinic Gold Staff | top
Photo of Kevin Sanville Kevin C. Sanville, MD, MS, FAAFP
Dr. Kevin Sanville joined the health center in 2005. He served in the National Health Service Corps in southwestern Montana from 1997-1999, then practiced in the private sector in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Sanville served as a preceptor in a family medicine residency and a lecturer in college nutrition at UNC-Greensboro prior to coming to UHC. His areas of interest include the interplay of physical activity, proper diet and maintenance of optimal health and life balance, and he holds an MS from Tufts University School of Nutrition. Dr. Sanville is the Lead Physician in Medical Clinic Gold.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Georgetown University
Training:  Family Medicine Residency, Moses Cone Health System
Board Certified:  Family Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo not available Aimee T. Martin, MD
Dr. Aimee Martin joined the health center staff in 2008. Dr. Martin served 2 years active duty as a captain in the United States Army at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where she was a staff physician in the emergency room. She then practiced as a staff physician in the emergency room at Athens Regional Medical Center for 3 years. Her interests include acute care, acupuncture, and disease prevention.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Tulane University School of Medicine
Training:  Emergency Medicine Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certified:  Emergency Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Tracy Crockett Tracy Crockett, PA-C
Tracy Crockett joined our staff in January 2015. She has 28 years of experience in primary care, dermatology, women’s health, urology, neurology, ENT, and cardiology. Her most recent experience was with Oconee Heart & Vascular Group.

Education:  Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia

Photo of Len DeRamus Leonard D. DeRamus, PA-C
Mr. Len DeRamus joined the health center staff in 2013. Mr. DeRamus has more than 20 years of experience in family medicine as well as experience in pulmonary, allergy and internal medicine. He is on the clinical faculty for the Medical College of Georgia PA Program and is an adjunct faculty member for the EMS Programs at Athens Technical College. He is certified in ACLS, BCLS, PALS as Training Center Faculty, Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS), Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS), and is a former paramedic. Mr. DeRamus's areas of interest are primary care and urgent/emergency care.

Education:  Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia

Photo of Mara Franklin Mara Franklin, PA-C
Mara Franklin, PA-C, joined our staff in February 2015. She has 12 years of experience in primary care, breast health, and gastroenterology. Her most recent experience was with Greater Athens Physicians.

Education:  Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant (Magnum Cum Laude)
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia




Medical Clinic Blue Staff | top
Photo of Jenny Wares Jennifer B. Wares, MD, FACEP
Dr. Jenny Wares joined the health center staff in 2011. She completed a 2-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the University of Arizona in 2012. Her special areas of interest include nutritional, herbal and mind-body medicine. Dr. Wares is the Lead Physician in Medical Clinic Blue.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Wake Forest University
Training:  Emergency Medicine Residency, University of New Mexico
Board Certified:  Emergency Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Garth Russo Garth S. Russo, MD, FAAFP, DABPM-CI
Dr. Garth Russo joined the health center in 1991 after serving 4 years in the National Health Service Corps in North Georgia. He has interests in Wilderness Medicine and Clinical IT and serves as the Medical Information Officer for the health center.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Training:  Family Medicine Residency, East Carolina University School of Medicine
Board Certified:  Family Medicine, Clinical Informatics
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Colin Ramirez Colin E. Ramirez, MD
Dr. Colin Ramirez joined the health center in September 2014. Since 1992 he has worked as a staff physician in student health at the University of Virginia as well as a clinical instructor of pediatrics at University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Training:  Pediatric Residency, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Fellowship:  Young Adult Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center
Board Certified:  Pediatrics
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Michael P. Brugger Michael P. Brugger, PA-C
Mr. Michael Brugger has been a physician assistant at the health center since 1988. He is a CPR instructor, a Smoking Cessation Counselor and is Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified. Michael is an avid volunteer for BikeAthens.

Education:  Bachelor of Physician Assistant Studies, Emory University
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia

Photo of Hilari Reagin Hilari Reagin, FNP-BC
Ms. Hilari Reagin joined the health center staff in October 2013. Prior to that she completed a National Health Service Corps commitment and has six years of experience in primary care, orthopedics, and urgent care.

Education:  Master of Science in Nursing, Vanderbilt University
Certification:  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
License:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Georgia




Medical Clinic Green Staff | top
Photo of Natalie Russo Natalie D. Russo, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Natalie Russo has been on staff at the health center since 1988. She completed a family medicine residency at East Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Russo served for a time as a team physician for the UGA Athletic Association. Her interests include primary and preventive medicine with a focus on the medical home as a powerful advocate and valuable resource for patients in addition to her interest in exercise and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Russo is the Lead Physician in Medical Clinic Green.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Training:  Family Medicine Residency, East Carolina University School of Medicine
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Chadwick Palmer Chadwick M. Palmer, MD
Dr. Chad Palmer joined the health center staff in April 2014. He completed a family medicine residency at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2008 and a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Washington in 2009. Dr. Palmer served as team physician for a number of colleges and high schools beginning July 2005, as well as for the Atlanta Falcons. He has practiced family medicine since 2009 and has been active in a number of community youth groups since 2001. Dr. Palmer also has special expertise and 14 years of experience working with diabetes.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Training:  Family Medicine Residency, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Kimberly Brown-Clark Kimberly Brown-Clark, PA-C
Ms. Kimberly Brown-Clark joined the health center staff in 2001. Her areas of special interest include women's health and preventive medicine.

Education:  Master of Medical Science, Emory University School of Medicine
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia

Photo of Ann Evans Ann M. Evans, FNP-BC
Ms. Ann Evans joined the Health Center staff in April 2014. She has 12 years of experience in urgent care and pediatrics, and is certified in Surgical First Assisting. She served in the United States Air Force from 1986-1992 and is currently serving as a councilwoman for the town of High Shoals.

Education:  Master of Science in Nursing, Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing
Certification:  American Nurses Credentialing Center
License:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Georgia




Medical Clinic Red Staff | top
Photo of Ron Elliott Ronald E. Elliott, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Ron Elliott has been on staff at the University Health Center since 1985. He is the former team physician for the UGA Athletic Association and is past chairman of the Georgia Academy Sports Medicine. Dr. Elliott is a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and was among the first primary care physicians to receive his National Certification in Sports Medicine.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Training:  Greenville South Carolina Hospital System
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Fred Reifsteck Fred Reifsteck III, MD
Dr. Fred Reifsteck joined the staff at the health center in December 2003. From 1990-2001, he practiced at Kaiser Permanente in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was with the medical staff at The Doctor's Office in Stockbridge from 2001-2003. Dr. Reifsteck is the Team Physician for the UGA Athletic Department and the lead physician in Medical Clinic Red/Sports Medicine at UHC.

Education:  Medical Doctor, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Training:  Family Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo not available Rebecca J. Badach, PA-C
Ms. Becky Badach joined the health center staff in 2006. In addition to being a certified physician assistant, she is a certified athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist. Before coming to UGA Becky worked as a PA in a small family practice office. She also was the head athletic trainer and instructor at a Division III college in New Hampshire.

Education:  Associate of Science Physician Assistant, Albany-Hudson Valley Community College; Master of Science Athletic Training, West Virginia University
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia




Part Time Primary Care Clinicians | top
Photo of Jean Chin Jean E. Chin, MD, MBA, FACP
Dr. Jean Chin is the executive director of the health center. She joined the medical staff in 1988 and served as medical director from 1992 to 2004. She earned her MBA at Kennesaw State University in 2001. In addition to her administrative role, she sees patients in the Medical Clinics.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Training:  Internal Medicine Residency, New York Medical College's Westchester County Medical Center
Board Certified:  Internal Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Ronald Forehand Ronald L. Forehand, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Ron Forehand is Director of Medical Services and chief medical officer of UHC. Captain Forehand retired from the United States Navy after serving from 1994-2001 at sea and abroad on hospital teaching and clinical staffs and as the USN senior medical executive in Europe. He is past president of the board of directors of the Athens Area Child Abuse Prevention Council.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Training:  Family Practice Residency, US Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL
Board Certified:  Family Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Julie Martin Julie S. Martin, MD
Dr. Julie Martin joined the health center staff in February 2014. She is assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Training:  Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New York University Medical Center
Board Certified:  Pediatrics
License:  Physician, State of Georgia




Allergy / Travel Clinic Staff | top
Photo of Davelle Pursner Davelle Pursner, BSN
Davelle Pursner joined the staff as the registered nurse in the Travel Clinic in 2011. She earned her BSN from the University of Alberta in Canada. She has 18 years of experience working in five different states around the United States in hospital intensive care units. She is certified in neuroscience nursing. Ms. Pursner is an experienced traveler and has a vast knowledge of diseases which she uses while counseling travelers in the prevention of disease.
Amy Aycock Amy Aycock RN, BSN
Amy Aycock joined the health center staff in the Allergy Clinic in 2012. She is a registered nurse and earned her BSN at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA. Ms. Aycock has 15 years of Medical-Surgical experience at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens.



Dermatology Staff | top
Photo of Benna Cunningham Benna Cunningham, FNP, BC
Ms. Benna Cunningham joined the staff as a dermatology nurse practitioner in 2007. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She worked for 12 years in a private dermatology practice and was an assistant professor of nursing at MCG for eight years.

Education:  Master of Science in Nursing, University of Kentucky Nurse Practitioner Program, Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing
Certification:  American Nurses Credentialing Center
License:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Georgia




Counseling and Psychiatric Services Staff | top
Photo of Sandrine Bosshardt Sandrine Bosshardt, PhD
Dr. Sandrine Bosshardt is a licensed psychologist and joined the CAPS staff in 2012. Originally from the Netherlands, she received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Dr. Bosshardt's areas of interest include family-of-origin, developmental/identity issues, LGBTQ, interpersonal/relationship concerns, training and supervision, and social justice.
Photo of Shannon Bowles Shannon Bowles, PhD
Dr. Shannon M. Bowles joined the CAPS staff in 2010. She holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Virginia and an MEd in Counselor Education with an emphasis in student affairs practice in higher education also from the University of Virginia. She earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology at West Virginia University. Dr. Bowles completed her pre-doctoral internship at Appalachian State University's Counseling & Psychological Services Center and her post-doctoral fellowship at Georgia State University's Counseling & Testing Center. Dr. Bowles' areas of interest include student affairs administration, psychotherapy for family of origin concerns, working with college students who identify as LGBTQ, and alcohol and other drug assessment, treatment, and recovery in the college student population.
Photo of Elizabeth Cheely Elizabeth Cheely, MSW
Elizabeth Cheely joined the CAPS staff in 2012. She earned a BS degree and MSW from the University of Georgia. Ms. Cheely has past experience in working with clients with developmental disabilities, child welfare, and trauma survivors. Her special areas of interest include self-esteem, family of origin issues, and trauma.
Photo of Al Clarke Al Clarke, PhD
Dr. Al Clarke has been with the health center since September 1996. He received his PhD from Georgia State University. Dr. Clarke is Training Director of the postdoctoral fellowship program and practicum training, and his current clinical interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), supervision, stress disorders, relationship issues, substance abuse, and mindfulness.
Photo of Tricia Coghlan Tricia Coghlan, MSW, LCSW
Tricia Coghlan is a licensed clinical social worker and joined the CAPS staff as case manager and therapist in 2010. She earned a BS in sociology with an emphasis in social services from Georgia Southern, and a MSW from University of Georgia. Her past experience includes working at a home for pregnant women, with survivors of abuse and in child welfare. Ms. Coghlan's special areas of interest include women's issues, family concerns, relationships, and adjustment to college.
Photo of Stephen Fleming Stephen Fleming, MD
Dr. Stephen Fleming joined the health center staff in 2014. He earned a BS in biology from the University of Georgia and an MD from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Fleming is the lead physician in Counseling and Psychiatric Services.
Photo of Lila Grisar Lila Grisar, MSW, MA, LCSW
Lila Grisar joined the CAPS staff in 2011. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned both an MSW and MA in Nonprofit Organizations from UGA. Lila is a generalist with areas of interest that include anxiety, stress management, student development including adjustment concerns, family and relationship issues, and depression. She uses a variety of techniques including a mindfulness approach to support clients in both individual and group counseling. She has past experience working with young adults in a residential therapeutic wilderness setting and also working with traditionally underserved groups in a community nonprofit counseling center.
Photo of Dawn Healy Dawn Healy, MSW, LCSW
Dawn Healy joined the CAPS staff in 2013. She earned her MSW and BFA from the University of Georgia. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Before joining CAPS she worked in community mental health at Advantage Behavioral Health and more recently at Granville Health Systems. She utilizes a variety of approaches; cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, expressive art techniques, Mindfulness or supportive therapy depending on the needs of the person. She will work to build upon the strengths the client already possesses as well as learning new coping skills, new ways of communicating with friends and family and interrupting old behaviors that no longer foster wellbeing. Her areas of interest focus on relationships and personal growth to adjustment into college life and managing the challenges of graduate school. As a generalist she also works with individuals on depression, anxiety, trauma, family of origin, self esteem and assertiveness. Ms. Healy also enjoys spending time taking her dogs hiking, meditation/yoga, and creating pottery.
Photo of Jeffrey Henderson Jeffrey Henderson, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Jeffrey Henderson is a licensed psychologist and is board certified in Counseling Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. He joined the health center staff in 2007. He received his PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi and completed his internship at Texas A&M University Student Counseling Service. He completed masters' degrees in Sports Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, and in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Memphis. Dr. Henderson was director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Mercer University, and also served as staff psychologist at the University of Southern Mississippi. His areas of interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), sport psychology, multicultural counseling, anxiety, and mindfulness.
Photo of Danneel Hubbell Danneel Hubbell, MSW, LCSW
Daneel Hubbell joined the CAPS staff as a licensed clinical social worker in 2007. Ms. Hubbell earned a BS in psychology from LSU and a MSW from UGA. She has a variety of past experiences including working in outpatient and inpatient mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities and dialysis. Her areas of interest are mental health and substance abuse.
Photo of Alice Huff Alice Huff, MSW, LCSW
Alice Huff joined the CAPS staff in 2008. She earned a BA & a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified yoga instructor. She began leading multi-family groups in 2003 during her work with a court-mandated family intervention program. Since coming to CAPS, she developed and implemented a group curriculum for addressing self-esteem issues among college students. Alice's work now focuses on using yoga, mindfulness & meditation to address mental health concerns such as anxiety, stress management, women's issues, recovering from trauma and body image issues.
Photo of Anne Layton Anne Layton, MA, MSW, LCSW
Anne Layton joined the health center staff in 2012. She studied at Eastern Kentucky University where she earned Bachelor degrees in social work and psychology, and a Masters in counseling. She is a graduate from the master's program at the UGA School of Social Work, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Before coming to the health center she worked at Advantage Behavioral Health Systems as a social worker and at Georgia Southern as a counselor. Her areas of interest include depression/anxiety, grief, graduate students, alcohol and other drugs, and LGBT.
Photo of Mary-Catherine McClain Mary-Catherine McClain, MS, EdS, PhD
Dr. Mary-Catherine McClain joined the health center staff in 2014. She earned a BS at Wofford College and MS, EdS, and PhD at Florida State University. Prior to beginning her post-doctoral fellowship at UGA, Mary-Catherine completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center. Additionally, she completed clinical practica at the Florida State University Counseling Center, Career Center, Student Disability Resource Center, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). She has also co-facilitated substance abuse treatment and ADHD support groups as well as a trauma-focused group, positive body image group, and a graduate student dissertation support group. Mary-Catherine's areas of interest include eating disorders and substance abuse treatment, crisis intervention and suicidality, self-care, ADHD, and career counseling.
Photo of Eleanor McMahan Eleanor McMahan, MEd, PhD
Dr. Eleanor McMahan joined the CAPS staff in 2014. She earned a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia and completed a predoctoral internship at Georgia Institute of Technology. She previously completed a MEd in Professional Counseling at the University of Georgia and earned a BA in English at the University of Florida. Her areas of clinical interest include family of origin, interpersonal, trauma, grief, multiculturalism and diversity, spirituality, training and supervision, and social justice.
Photo of Robert Shapiro Robert Shapiro, MD
Dr. Robert Shapiro has been a psychiatrist with the health center since 1979. He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital.
Photo of Austin Shedden Austin Shedden, PsyD
Dr. Austin Shedden joined the CAPS staff in 2011. He earned a BS in counseling and an MA in marriage and family therapy/family counseling from Johnson Bible College in Tennessee. He continued his studies at Argosy University in Atlanta where he earned a MA and PsyD in clinical psychology. His practicum experience includes working in college counseling centers, in private practice and at Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital. He completed a predoctoral internship at The College of William and Mary Counseling Center in Williamsburg, VA. He also worked at an alcohol and drug treatment facility. Dr. Shedden's areas of interest include anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family of origin issues, substance use issues, training/supervision and multicultural issues.
Photo of Stevie Stigler Stevie Stigler, LPC, NCC
Stevie Stigler joined the CAPS staff in 2013. She earned a BS in Psychology from Georgia College and a MA in Professional Counseling from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy/Atlanta. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and also a Nationally Certified Counselor. Her previous experience includes providing in-home therapy for families facing loss, divorce, addiction issues, family instability and/or traumatic experiences. Her clinical interests are stress management, depression, adjustment disorders, anxiety, family/interpersonal problems and crisis intervention. Others areas of interest include mental health outreach programs and psychoeducation at both clinical and community levels. Ms. Stigler's methodology of service is supportive, inviting and client centered. She works together with clients to assist in creating a treatment approach tailored to their individual needs to foster awareness for personal growth.
Photo of Andrew Stochel Andrew Stochel, PhD
Dr. Stochel joined the CAPS staff in 2010. He earned a PhD in counseling psychology from University of Georgia, and has a MA in mental health counseling from Boston College and a BA in psychology from Providence College. His internship was completed at the Counseling and Testing Center of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and his postdoc was completed at Georgia State University's Counseling and Testing Center. Prior to joining CAPS, he was a staff member Marquette University's Counseling Center, where he served as the coordinator for career counseling. Dr. Stochel's areas of interest include depression, anxiety, men's mental health, substance abuse treatment, and career and vocational counseling.
Photo of Ash Thompson Ash Thompson, MD
Dr. Ash Thompson is the director of counseling and psychiatric services. He graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He completed a psychiatric residency and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Thompson joined the health center staff in 2011, and is Board Certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry.
Photo of Arial Treankler Arial Treankler, PsyD
Dr. Arial Treankler joined the CAPS staff in 2013 and serves as Coordinator of Sport Psychology. She earned a double BA in Psychology and Sociology: Law, Crime, and Deviance from the University of Minnesota, a Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas, and a PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. She completed a pre-doctoral internship with an emphasis in Sport Psychology at Wichita State University and a Sport Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of California-Davis. Dr. Treankler is a generalist who specializes in Sport Psychology including individual clinical concerns as well as individual and team performance enhancement. Other areas of interest include personal development, the challenges of adjustment, trauma, men's issues, interpersonal concerns, disordered eating, anger, and stress management. She utilizes a variety of techniques in order to maximize student success and well-being.
Photo of Chuck Zanone Chuck Zanone, PhD
Dr. Chuck Zanone joined the health center staff in July 2005. From July 2009 through 2014 he served as Associate Director for Clinical Services. From January 2006 to July 2009 he served as Associate Director for Education, Consultation and Outreach. He earned his degree in Counseling Psychology in 1997 from the University of Missouri-Columbia after completing his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Georgia. He was a Counseling Psychologist from 1997 to 2001 and an Assistant Director for Training from 2001 to 2005 at the Counseling and Career Development Center at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Zanone's training and general interests are in the areas of: individual and group psychotherapy, supervision and training, and consultation. Specific clinical interests include: transgender health, family of origin, trauma, mood disorders, eating disorders, and work with athletes. His approach is student-centered and relationship focused.



Dental Clinic Staff | top
Photo of John Leffert John Leffert, DMD
Dr. John Leffert, Lead Dentist for the University Health Center's Dental Clinic, has been on staff since 1999. He holds a BBA from UGA in marketing and a DMD from Medical College of Georgia. His areas of interest are endodontics and restorative dentistry.
Photo of Josh Zaleski Josh Zaleski, DMD
Dr. Josh Zaleski joined the health center staff in 2011. He earned a BS in biology from the University of Georgia and DMD from Medical College of Georgia. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association. Before coming to UGA he owned and operated a private practice outside of Atlanta. His special areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, and crowns and bridges.
Photo of Emily Shumate Emily Shumate, RDH
Emily Shumate joined the staff as a dental hygienist in 1998. She has an AA degree in dental hygiene from Meridian Community College in Meridian, Mississippi. Before coming to UHC, she worked for dentists in private practice in Meridian, Mississippi and in Watkinsville, Georgia. Ms. Shumate is a people person who makes every effort to ensure her patients are comfortable while having their teeth cleaned.
Photo of Vada Timberlake Vada Timberlake, RDH
Vada Timberlake joined the health center staff as a dental hygienist in 2004. She attended GA State University and GA Perimeter College and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Before coming to the health center she worked in a private dental practice in the Atlanta area for 30 years. Her areas of interest include oral hygiene education, teeth cleaning and prophylactic procedures. Ms. Timberlake focuses on patient comfort, especially for individuals with dental anxiety.



Health Promotion Staff | top
Photo of Brittany Bingeman Brittany Bingeman, MEd, MS, RD, LD
Brittany Bingeman is the nutrition counseling coordinator. She received a BSFCS in Consumer Journalism from the University of Georgia, a MEd in Professional School Counseling from the University of West Georgia, and a MS in Nutrition from Georgia State University. Brittany is a registered and licensed dietitian in the state of Georgia and she is available for individual nutrition counseling. Brittany's areas of interest include disordered eating, eating disorders, and body image concerns. She co-advises the student group For Loving Yourself (FLY), which seeks to raise awareness about eating disorders and body image concerns on campus. bbingeman@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Jason Callis Jason Callis, MSW
Jason Callis is the Program Manager for the Collegiate Recovery Community here at UGA. Jason earned his BBA in marketing at the University of West Georgia. After earning his undergraduate degree he worked at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He earned his MSW with a focus in mental health and substance abuse counseling from Kennesaw State University. Jason has been involved with the development and growth of Collegiate Recovery Communities since 2009 and is a member of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education. He has also worked and volunteered for recovery and treatment programs specifically targeted to college students. Jason is dedicated to providing resources and a community for students in recovery from addictive behaviors, and he works closely with students in recovery to help them reach their academic and personal goals. Jason is a part of the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. jcallis@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Mike Friedline Mike Friedline, PhD, CAC11
Mike Friedline is the alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselor / intervention specialist. He has a PhD in Biopsychology from the University of Georgia and is a Certified Addiction Counselor (level II). Mike has been working in the addictions field since 1991. He offers counseling to anyone concerned about their or someone else's alcohol and/or drug use. Mike is part of the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. mfriedline@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Ben Gray Ben Gray, MS, RD, LD
Ben Gray is the nutrition education coordinator and is a licensed and registered dietitian in the state of Georgia. He earned an AS in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, a BS in Dietetics from the University of Arizona, and a MS in Foods and Nutrition from The University of Georgia. Ben develops and implements nutrition education programming on campus including teaching healthy cooking classes in the UHC Nutrition Kitchen and giving nutrition education presentations in academic classrooms. He also co-advises the Peer Nutrition Educators and is available for individual nutrition counseling. bgray@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Emily Jacobs Emily Thornton Jacobs, LMSW
Emily Thornton Jacobs is an alcohol and other drug counselor. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker who earned a BSW and Women's Studies Certificate from Mississippi State University and a MSW from the University of South Carolina. Her previous experience working in AOD counseling and mental health encompasses such areas as adult AOD and mental health (specializing in working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault), hospital inpatient/detox, and intensive outpatient women's recovery group therapy. Emily also has experience in hospice, assisting terminally ill patients obtain needed resources and providing support for grief and loss issues. Emily is part of the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. ejacobs@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Katy Janousek Katy Janousek, MS, CHES
Katy Janousek is the sexual health coordinator and Certified Health Education Specialist. She received a BS in Psychology from Virginia Tech and a MS in Public Health Education from James Madison University. Her experience in collegiate health promotion began as a Wellness Peer Educator for Virginia Tech's Health Center. She provides interactive group presentations and classroom lectures and is available for individual and couples educational counseling. Her areas of specialization include healthy sexual decision making, LGBTQ concerns, contraception education, and issues surrounding the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. kjanousek@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Michele Passonno Michele Passonno, MS
Michele Passonno recently joined the University Health Center as the relationship and sexual violence prevention coordinator. She earned a BA in Psychology from the State University of New York at Oneonta and a MS in Education and a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in school counseling from The College of Saint Rose. Before arriving at UGA, Michele was a community-based legal advocate in a specialized domestic violence court in Albany, New York. She brings to UGA her experience collaborating with community and campus stakeholders, including students, on the development and delivery of programming associated with relationship and sexual violence awareness and prevention. Michele is committed to a respectful and supportive response to all who have been victimized and looks forward to collaborating with students and staff on innovative strategies that can improve safety and wellness for all in the UGA community. mpassonno@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Liz Prince Liz Prince, MEd
Liz Prince joined the University Health Center in 2012 as associate director of health promotion and the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. She earned her BS in physical education from SUNY Brockport and a MA in counseling from Eastern Michigan University. Prior to coming to UGA, she was Assistant Director of the Student Wellness Center at Duke University and Assistant Director of Wellness and Prevention Services at the University of Connecticut. In addition, she has worked in college counseling centers and residence life. Her areas of interest include alcohol and other drug prevention, restorative justice, health coaching and adventure based counseling. lprince@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Robert Ross Robert J. Ross, LCSW
Robert Ross is an alcohol and other drug prevention coordinator. He holds a BA in biology from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and a Masters in Social Work from Colorado State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. His past experience includes working as an alcohol and other drug clinician and case manager at Colorado State University and a community dual diagnosis clinician and case manager in Fort Collins, CO. He also has sixteen years experience working in disability services for adults. He is interested in supporting students to achieve their academic and personal goals, as well as AOD program development and implementation for UGA students. Robert sees clients in the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education, housed in the Health Promotion Department. rross@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Kelly Truesdell Kelly Truesdell, MPH, CHES
Kelly Truesdell is an alcohol and other drug prevention coordinator. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and received both her BS in Health Promotion and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Georgia. Kelly co-advises the Fontaine Center Student Advisory Board, coordinates campus outreach opportunities for a variety of issues related to Alcohol and Other Drugs, and is available for individual educational counseling. Kelly is part of the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. ktruesdell@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Larisa Wallace Larisa Wallace, MPH, RHIA
Larisa Wallace is the department manager and assessment specialist for the Health Promotion Department and John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. She is a registered health information administrator and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a Master of Public Health in Health Informatics. She also holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. Larisa oversees the operations of the department; develops and maintains various databases and performs data analysis; participates in assessment activities; designs UHC written materials; and coordinates the scheduling of programs and various activities for the department. lwallace@uhs.uga.edu
Photo of Deanna Walters Deanna Walters, MEd
Deanna Walters is the prevention and assessment coordinator and a relationship and sexual violence prevention (RSVP) advocate. She graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Psychology and a BS in Applied Health Science. She earned her MEd in Professional Counseling from the University of Georgia. Deanna has a background in sexual health as well as alcohol and other drug abuse prevention education at UGA. Currently she conducts assessment and evaluation activities for the health promotion department and also assists the RSVP coordinator as an advocate for student survivors of relationship and sexual violence. Deanna co-advises the student group For Loving Yourself (FLY), which promotes positive body image on campus and awareness about eating disorders. Deanna is part of the John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. dwalters@uhs.uga.edu



Pharmacy Staff | top
Photo of Brad Upchurch Bradford Upchurch, RPh, PharmD
Dr. Bradford Upchurch is manager of the pharmacy having joined the UHC staff in 2007. He earned a BSPharm at UGA and a PharmD at the University of Florida. He is also certified in Medication Therapy Management. Previously Brad worked for Athens Regional Medical Center as well as numerous retail pharmacies.
Photo of Jodi Kearney Jodi C. Kearney, RPh, PharmD
Dr. Jodi Kearney joined the UHC staff in 2011 and is the assistant manager of the pharmacy. She completed her undergraduate courses at Georgia Southern University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy with her PharmD in 2001. Jodi also holds APhA Immunization Certification and Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification.
Photo of Debra Gray Debra Gray, RPh
Debra Gray joined the pharmacy staff in 1994. She earned her BSPharm from UGA. Debra loves her job, and sees the best part as working with the students.
Photo of Brenda Owens Brenda Owens, RPh
Brenda Owens joined the pharmacy staff in 2005. She holds a BSPharm from UGA and is certified in ACLS. Brenda has 24 years of experience in hospital pharmacy and many years of experience as an interpreter for the deaf.
Photo of Suzanne Poole Suzanne Poole, RPh
Suzanne Poole has been part of the pharmacy staff since 1999. She earned an Associates Degree from East Georgia College and a BSPharm from UGA. Before coming to UHC, she worked for Village Drug Shop in Athens and Tomlinson Pharmacy in Dublin, GA. Suzanne enjoys working in the health center pharmacy because of our commitment to counsel on every new prescription and to serving students.



Physical Therapy Staff | top
Photo of Andy Smith T. Anderson Smith, DPT, MTC, Cert DN, FMS Professional
Dr. Andy Smith is the manager of the Physical Therapy Department at the University Health Center. His areas of interest include movement/functional-based evaluation and assessment; the role of functional training in injury prevention and wellness; the role of postural dysfunction and repetitive tissue microtrauma on chronic/recurrent pain syndromes; spinal, peripheral joint and soft tissue mobilization/manipulation/dry needling; and the role of nutrition, mental health, cardiovascular health, and sleep health on management of overall wellness and integrative health.

Education:  Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Certification:  Manual Therapy (USA); Dry Needling Certification (Spinal Manipulation Institute); Professional Designation in Functional Movement Systems
License:  Physical Therapist, State of Georgia

Photo of Henry Pursner R. Henry Pursner, PT, CYT
Mr. Henry Pursner joined the health center staff in 2011. Prior to that he was a rehabilitation manager for a large outpatient clinic in Sunnyvale, CA, treating ergonomic, sports medicine and chronic pain patients. Most recently he worked for Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy/Athens Therapeutics in Bogart/Winder. His special areas of interest include treatment of the spine and extremities with an emphasis on diagnosing and treating the whole body as a unit.

Education:  Physical Therapist Degree, SUNY Buffalo
Certification:  Specialized training in Myofascial Release for the Spine and Peripheral Joints; Yoga Instructor
License:  Physical Therapist, State of Georgia

Photo of Kendra Nelson Kendra Nelson, PT, DPT
Kendra Nelson joined the physical therapy staff in 2012. She received a doctorate in physical therapy from Loma Linda University in California and received training with Olympic runners and professional cyclists in Portland, OR. She is a marathon runner and has instructed kickboxing and aerobics classes for over 15 years. Kendra moved to Athens from California where she worked as a physical therapist at Stanford University.
Photo of Cassidy Lord Cassidy Lord, LMT, NCTMB
Cassidy Lord joined the health center as a massage therapist in 2012. She is a graduate of the Spa Luna Holistic School in Maui, Hawaii and International Massage Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Cassidy is clinically trained in many modalities including lymph drainage, deep tissue, cranio-sacral, Thai massage, and has specialized in Hawaiian Lomilomi and Aromatherapy. Having practiced massage in Hawaii, Alaska, and Thailand, Cassidy has worked in many different therapeutic settings with diverse cultural expectations and has the ability to meet each client with an open mind and open heart.
Photo of Amy Abrahamsen Amy Abrahamsen, LMT, BCTMB
Nationally Certified since 1997, Amy Abrahamsen, combines Massage and Energy Balancing methods to offer a deeply relaxing massage. Utilizing Myofascial Release, Swedish, Shiatsu, Craniosacral, Reflexology and Reiki techniques she blends intuitive hands-on awareness with an understanding of body mechanics. Amy also incorporates her extensive background in Herbal Medicine into sessions on request, as well as guided imagery, nutritional information and biofeedback.
Photo of Rene Guimaraes Renildo Guimaraes, LMT, BCTMB
Renildo Guimaraes (Rene) joined the health center staff as a massage therapist in 2007. He is a graduate of the American Institute of Massage in Pompano Beach. He also studied and practiced massage in Thailand and Hong Kong. He is certified by the Georgia massage therapy licensing board. Rene is trained in a variety of massage techniques including deep tissue, medical massage, reflexology, Thai massage, Swedish massage, Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi, neuromuscular re-education, myofascial release and triggerpoint therapy.
Photo of Gaiea Goldberg Gaiea Goldberg, LMT
Gaiea Goldberg joined the health center staff in 2011. She graduated from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Art from Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a certified Massage Therapist with over 25 years professional experience. She has extensive training in multiple styles including Orthopedic, Neuromuscular, Swedish, Lymphatic, Prenatal, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki, and Craniosacral. Gaiea specializes in pain management and sports injury therapeutic massage. In 2012 Gaiea begin to study Neurokinetic Therapy this technique can help relieve pain and also correct dysfunctional movement patterns. She is also a passionate student of Marshal Rosenberg's non-violent communication, NVC. Her emphasis is on deep listening to the needs or values of others.



Sports Medicine Clinic Staff | top
Photo of Fred Reifsteck Fred Reifsteck III, MD
Dr. Fred Reifsteck joined the staff at the health center in December 2003. From 1990-2001, he practiced at Kaiser Permanente in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was with the medical staff at The Doctor's Office in Stockbridge from 2001-2003. Dr. Reifsteck is the Team Physician for the UGA Athletic Department and the lead physician in Medical Clinic Red/Sports Medicine at UHC.

Education:  Medical Doctor, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Training:  Family Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Ron Elliott Ronald E. Elliott, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Ron Elliott has been on staff at the University Health Center since 1985. He is the former team physician for the UGA Athletic Association and is past chairman of the Georgia Academy Sports Medicine. Dr. Elliott is a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and was among the first primary care physicians to receive his National Certification in Sports Medicine.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Training:  Greenville South Carolina Hospital System
Board Certified:  Family Medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo not available Rebecca J. Badach, PA-C
Ms. Becky Badach joined the health center staff in 2006. In addition to being a certified physician assistant, she is a certified athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist. Before coming to UGA Becky worked as a PA in a small family practice office. She also was the head athletic trainer and instructor at a Division III college in New Hampshire.

Education:  Associate of Science Physician Assistant, Albany-Hudson Valley Community College; Master of Science Athletic Training, West Virginia University
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia




Vision Clinic Staff | top
Photo of Brian Atkinson G. Brian Atkinson, OD
Dr. Brian Atkinson joined the Vision Clinic staff in 2011. Before coming to the health center, Dr. Atkinson worked as an optometrist in a private practice in northeast Georgia with an emphasis in pre- and post-op surgical care.

Education:  Doctor of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
Additional Training:  Geriatric Optometry and Low Vision Residency
License:  Optometrist, State of Georgia

Photo of Angela Ellerman Angela B. Ellerman, OD
Dr. Angela Ellerman joined the staff in 2010 and is the lead optometrist in the Vision Clinic. Her past experience includes working as an optometrist at Advanced Family EyeCare of Madison; Lee, Ellerman and Associates; and Athens Eye Doctors and Surgeons. Dr. Ellerman enjoys working with all areas of contact lens technology.

Education:  Doctor of Optometry, University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry
Board Certification:  American Board of Optometry
License:  Optometrist, State of Georgia

Photo of Amy Stowers Amy Stowers, LDO
Amy Stowers joined the health center staff as the Vision Clinic manager in 2009. She holds a BS in marketing from North Georgia College and State University and is a Licensed Dispensing Optician. She is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners. She has worked as an optician for 15 years in both ophthalmology and optometry settings.
Photo of Janice Coley Janice Coley, LDO
Janice Coley has been with the Vision Clinic staff since the opening in 2009. She was previously a Licensed Dispensing Optician in Tennessee, certified by the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners. She has twenty-nine years of optical experience and has served as staff and management for private optometrist practices. She obtained her Georgia license, ABOC and NCLE, and owned and operated an Eyecare office for eleven years, prior to coming to UGA health center.
Photo of Rita Melville Rita Melville, LDO
Rita Melville joined the Vision Clinic staff in 2010. She started in the optical field in 1985 and was licensed as an optician by the State of Georgia in 1990. She is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners. Rita has studied fashion merchandising and business, and has worked in retail and optical management.



Women's Clinic Staff | top
Photo of Beth Smith-Thompson Sara E. Smith-Thompson, MD, FACOG
Dr. Beth Smith-Thompson came to the Health Center in September 2006. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Before joining the UHC staff, she was in private practice in Winchester, Tennessee. Dr. Smith-Thompson is the lead physician in the Women's Clinic.

Education:  Medical Doctor, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Training:  Ob/Gyn Residency, Carilion Health System of Roanoke
Board Certified:  American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Gary Glasser Gary A. Glasser, MD
Dr. Gary Glasser joined the Health Center in October 2014 after 15 years of private practice as an obstetrician and gynecologist in Atlanta. He served on the faculty of Emory University in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics from 1992-2005. He volunteers as a lecturer for Atlanta elementary and middle schools on sun safety and puberty. Dr. Glasser has published numerous papers on subjects relating to women's health, and has made a number of presentations at regional and national conferences on contraception and breast health. Dr. Glasser is one of only five physicians in Georgia certified by the North American Menopause Society as a Menopause Practitioner, with special expertise taking care of women during their 40s and beyond.

Education:  Medical Doctor, University of Florida
Training:  Internship: Ob/Gyn Residency, Emory University School of Medicine
Board Certified:  American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Clara Herrin Clara Herrin, MD
Dr. Clara Herrin has been on the health center staff since 2000. Her interests include endocrinology, diabetes and eating disorders.

Education:  Medical Doctor, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Training:  Internship: Ob/Gyn; Residency: Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins/Sinai Hospitals
Board Certified:  American College of Physicians
License:  Physician, State of Georgia

Photo of Chandler B. Rosenberger Chandler B. Rosenberger, WHNP-BC
Ms. Chandler Rosenberger has been part of the health center staff since 1995. She is nationally certified as a Gynecologic/Obstetric Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining the health center staff, Ms. Rosenberger worked as a public health nurse and in private practice.

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Emory University School of Nursing
Certification:  American Nurses Credentialing Center
License:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Georgia

Photo of Andrea Welter Andrea Welter, PA-C
Ms. Andrea Welter joined the UHC staff in 2013. Upon graduation from the PA program at MCG, she worked in otolaryngology, seeing patients with routine ENT complaints and allergies, and assisting with radical head and neck surgeries. She has practiced family practice medicine for the last 16 years.

Education:  Physician Assistant Degree, Medical College of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University)
Certification:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
License:  Physician Assistant, State of Georgia