DukeWELL Care Team

DukeWELL Care Team

The DukeWELL team consists of care advocates, care specialists, dietitians, nurses and program managers who help patients receive the best results from their care plan. Read about each below.

Care Advocates

Care advocates are health experts who work with you and your doctor to make sure you are getting right care, therapy and training.

Alma Ramirez, Th.M
Angel Carroll
Annie Wright
Arlen Coleman
Brian McIndoo
Bridget Allen
Brittany Torain
Carolyn Williams
Cindy Covey
Danielle Foushee
Debbie Royster
Karen Miller
Karen Payne
Jairus Owens
Kerry Daniels
Kimberly Hatcher
Kimberly Haithcock
Kisha Robinson
Lauren Woods, MPA
Lawanda Hopkins
Megan Griffin
Natalie Riggsbee
Quiana Miller Fisher
Sekoy Donald
Shannon Moran
Sharkita Torain
Stefanie Kelley
Stephanie Aycock
Stephanie Yang, CPhT
Trinette Bowser
Yholima Vargas Pedroza

Care Specialists

Care specialists are social workers and other health experts who work with you on following your care plan. They can also make sure you receive the right medical care, therapy and training services to manage your health condition.

Andrea Locke, MS
Ashley Coulson
Christina Kleinert, RN, CHPN
Leigh Ann Wagner
Hayley Womble
Jonathan Black, MSW
Karen Verhaeghe, MA, PSS, CCM
Katherine Fox, MA, LPC, LCASA
Maricela Caceres



Megan Leet
Megan Leet
Melissa Machtolff
Melissa Zuromski
Natacha Rubio
Nicholas Conde-Dudding, MSW
Pam Cohen
Sharon Long
Sia Gattis
Tashira McGill, MS
Tomi Racic, RN
Valerie Jarrett




Dietitians can give you advice on how to eat right and help you monitor your food intake. They make sure your meals support your health goals.
Ileana Vink, RD, MPH


Chelsea Smyth, RD, MPH



Nurses provide clinical advice on how to manage your condition(s). They can help you address flare ups and develop a care plan. They can also refer you to other doctors as needed.
Barbara Murphy, RN, BSN
Brenda Edwards, RN, BSN
Donna Fowler, LPN
Fawn Hunt, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Heather Smiley, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Kenya Gomez, RN, MSN


Lawanda Virgile, RN
Monica Elliott, RN, BSN
Patricia Bass, RN
Paula Lahar, RN
Robin Beaudin, RN, BSN
Sarah Lerner, MPH, BSN, RN
Shelley Lewis, RN


Program Managers

Program Managers work with practices and patients to coordinate care with DukeWELL, DukeWELL-LATCH and DukeWELL-NPCC programs.
Amy Burroughs, RN
Tele-health Nursing
Ashley Nunnery, RN, CCM
Home Health
Candice Chilton, MSW
SOAR / Disability
Cindy Haynes-Morgan, MSA-PA, CHES
Chronic Pain Initiative
Eva Mihm, MSW, LCAS
Behavioral Health








Jeaneen Beckham
NPCC Coordinator
Jennifer Edwards, RN
NPCC Coordinator
Joy Long-Vidal, LPC
Behavioral Health
Judy Blalock, RN/OB
Pregnancy Medical Home
LaKeyta Johnson, MA, LPC
NPCC Coordinator



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