If you’re uninsured, you may qualify to pay a reduced price for some services and treatments at our health centers. The exact amount you pay depends on your income and family size. This is the “Sliding Scale”. To qualify, you must bring in proof of your family’s income.

Welcome to Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center

Pediatrics (Nashville & Clarksville)


I. Michele Williams, M.D. 

(Chief Medical Officer & Pediatrician)

  • Medical School: Vanderbilt Medical School
  • Residency: Vanderbilt Pediatric Residency Program
  • Years of experience: 20+ years
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Hobbies: Gardening, coaching basketball, and cooking. Kids/Special Interest: Son and daughter, 4 dogs, Bandit 15 yo, Lady, Shebra and Shadow and 1 cat, Morris.
  • Favorite Sport Team: Pearl High School, “Firebirds”, and Titans Football

Women's Health (Smyrna)


Damaris Olagundoye, M.D.

  • Medical School:  Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: Meharry Medical College Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Years of Experience:  12 years
  • Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
  • Board Certified:  Yes 

Women's Health & Adult Medicine (Nashville & Smyrna)


Lena McMillan, MSN, WHNP, AGPCNP

  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Board Certificate: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner- National Certification Corporation, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner- American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Years of experience: <2yrs
  • Hobbies:  Traveling, Fitness activities, Trying new restaurants
  • Favorite Sport Team:Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Falcons

Family Medicine (Smyrna)


Seyum Beyene, NP

Languages Spoken: English, Amharic
  • Medical School : Tennessee State University
  • Board Certified: Family Nurse Practitioner, ANCC
  • Years of Experience: 10+ years
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Hobbies: Travel and outdoor activities

Women's Health (Nashville)


Vernita Tucker, MD

  • Nickname(s):  Dr. Sunshine
  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended:  Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency/Externship/Internship:  Cook County Hospital
  • Years of experience: 30+ years

Women's Health (Nashville)


Phillip Bourne, MD

  • Medical School:  Meharry Medical College
  • Residency:  Providence Hospital and Medical Center
  • Years of experience: 40+ years

Internal Medicine (Nashville & Clarksville)


Hubert Gaskin, M.D.

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: Hubbard Hospital Internal Medicine Residency
  • Years of Experience: 30+
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Movies
  • Special Interest: Golf
  • Favorite Sport Team: Tennessee Titans

Internal Medicine (Nashville & Smyrna)


Nitara Carswell, M.D.

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: Internal Medicine Residency at Meharry Medical College
  • Member of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified: Yes

Family Medicine (Nashville)

Keith Junior

Keith Junior, M.D. 

Medical School:    Meharry Medical College
Residency:               Meharry Medical College
                                      G.W. Hubbard Hospital
                                       Alvin C. York Veteran Administration Hospital
Years Experience:   30+

Family Medicine (Nashville)


Ashley Hicks, M.D. 

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: Family & Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College
  • Board Certified: Family Medicine

Family Medicine (Nashville)


Shaniqua Clark, FNP

  • Nickname (s): Meme
  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended: Tennessee State University
  • Board Certificate: Master of Science in Nursing degree on May 05, 2012
  • Years of experience: Family Nurse Practitioner for 2 ½ years
  • Zodiac sign: My zodiac sign is Aquarius

Family Medicine (Nashville)


 Pamela Jones, NP

  • Nickname (s): Touka
  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended: Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN, 5/2008 Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN, 5/2013, Master of Science in Nursing, with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Certified Lactation Counselor
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center :Family Nurse Practitioner, BC certification
  • Years of experience: 2+ years as a FNP, 10 years as a Public Health Nurse
  • Zodiac sign: Aries

Dental (Nashville)


Robyn Mays, D.D.S.

(Dental Director and Dentist)

  • Xavier University B.S. in Biology 
  • Dental School: Meharry Medical College Post Baccalaureate Dental Program 
  • Meharry Medical College Doctor of Dental Surgery 
  • Member of the National Dental Association

Dental (Clarksville)


Ugochi Ike, D.D.S.

  • Dental School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
  • Residency/Internship: Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
  • Years of Experience: 6

Dental (Nashville)


Megan Wilkey, RDH 

  • Dental School: Tennessee State University Dental Hygiene Program 
  • Hobbies: Contemporary, folk, and salsa dancing, cooking, and gardening 


Pharmacy (Nashville)


Marcia Wiggan-Campbell, Pharm. D.

  • Nickname(s):  Twiggie
  • Medical School :  Mercer School of Pharmacy
  • Board Certified: Pharm D
  • Years of experience:  19+
  • Hobbies:  Traveling, Reading and swimming
  • Special Interest: Diabetes and Medication Therapy Management

Pharmacy (Nashville)


Kendall Henry, Pharm, D.

  •  Nickname: Depends on the day
  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended:  Samford University – 2008, Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry, BS
  • Belmont University – 2012, Doctorate of Pharmacy, PharmD
  • Years of experience: Approaching 5 years
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Hobbies: None at this time, sporadically exercising, otherwise I’m boring
  • Special Interests: Hopefully will involve working less and enjoying life more
  • Favorite Sport Team: Roll Tide!
  • The St. Croix Educational Complex High School – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • No Kids, No Pets, the rest… To be continued

Family Medicine (Clarksville)


Shondell Hickson, DNP, APN, ACNS-BC, FNP-BC  

  • Medical School: Murray State University – Doctor of Nursing Practice 
  • Residency: Tennessee State University – Post Master’s –Family Nurse Practitioner 
  • Murray State University – Masters of Science in Nursing 
  • Austin Peay State University – Bachelors of Science in Nursing


Family Medicine (Clarksville)


Gabrielle Roberts, FNP

  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended:   Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
  • Board Certificate: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Years of experience:   3 years working as Nurse practitioner, 20 + in nursing
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Hobbies: reading, traveling, and biking
  • Special Interest: Newfoundland dogs
  • Favorite Sport Team: German national soccer team and Tennessee Titans



Family Medicine (Clarksville)


Emily Monette, FNP

  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended:  Austin Peay State University
  • Board Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Years of experience:  1
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Special Interest: Yoga
  • Hobbies:  Travel and Exercise

Family Medicine (Clarksville)


Rhonda Lafferty, FNP

  • Medical/Dental/Professional School Attended:  ASN from Excelsior College 2004
  • *MSN Frontier Nursing University 2012
  • Board Certificate:  AANP
  • Years of experience: 4
  • Hobbies:  Boating, riding razors, spending time with family and friends
  • Favorite Sport Team:  titans
  • Special Interest: softball, basketball and football

Dental (Nashville)