Providers

Medical

Ida Michele Williams, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Williams is both a pediatrician and our Chief Medical Officer. In addition to her responsibilities for clinical oversight, Dr. Williams continues to see patients in our clinics as she has since 2002. When she isn’t caring for patients and overseeing clinical operations, Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with her two children and husband along with gardening, coaching basketball and cooking.

Phillip Bourne, MD

Dr. Bourne is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Centennial Medical Center and Nashville General Hospital at Meharry. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for more than 40 years. Dr. Bourne sees patients at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center as part of our partnership with Meharry Medical College.

Lindsey Carlson, NP-C

Lindsay is a family nurse practitioner who received her Master of Science degree in nursing from Duke University in 2016. She came to Matthew Walker’s Clarksville clinic in 2017. Prior to becoming a family nurse practitioner, Lindsey was a registered nurse in the Army for 9 years. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Nitara Carswell, MD

Dr. Carswell is a practicing Internist at Matthew Walker and cares for patients in our Nashville and Smyrna clinics. She has been in practice for over 6 years after having completed her medical degree at Meharry Medical College.

Shaniqua Clark, FNP

Shaniqua is a family nurse practitioner who works with patients in our Nashville clinic. She completed her Master of Science degree in nursing (MSN) at Tennessee State University and has been in practice for over 5 years.

Anthony Disher, MD

Dr. Disher is a Radiologist with more than 30 years of diverse experience, especially in diagnostic radiology. He graduated with honors from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in 1984. Dr. Disher affiliates with many hospitals including Metro Nashville General Hospital, Vanderbilt University Hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in many medical groups including Meharry Medical College, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Inc.

Hubert Gaskin III, MD

Dr. Gaskin graduated from the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine and has been practicing internal medicine for more than 30 years. Dr. Gaskin is affiliated with Nashville General Hospital at Meharry, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In his free time, Dr. Gaskin enjoys golfing, reading, traveling and watching movies.

Ashley Hicks, MD

Dr. Hicks specializes in Family Medicine at our Nashville clinic. Dr. Hicks graduated from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for 5 years and is affiliated with Nashville General Hospital at Meharry, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Hicks sees patients at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center as part of our partnership with Meharry Medical College.

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

Dr. Hickson cares for patients in the Matthew Walker Clarksville clinic. She received her Doctorate degree in nursing from Murray State University and is also an associate professor in the nursing department at Austin Peay State University. Dr. Hickson has been in practice for over 8 years and focuses on chronic illness management in Diabetes and Hypertension.

Pamela Jones, FNP

Pamela has been in nursing for 10 years, initially as a public health nurse. She completed her Master of Science degree in nursing (MSN) at Tennessee State University in 2013. Pamela is also a certified lactation counselor.

Keith Junior, MD

Dr. Junior is an internist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center and St Thomas Midtown Hospital and Centennial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Damaris Olagundoye, MD

Dr. Olagundoye (Dr. O) is an obstetrician-gynecologist in our Smyrna clinic who completed her medical degree and residency at Meharry Medical College. Dr. O has been practicing for more than 12 years and has been practicing at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center for over 7 years. She enjoys working at Matthew Walker because it allows her a unique opportunity to serve a community that is disproportionately affected by health disparities. In this role, she sees that we can truly make a difference, one patient at a time. Dr. O is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Joyce Semenya, MD

Dr Semenya specializes in Family Medicine. She graduated from medical school at The University of Ghana in 1976 and completed her residency at G W Hubbard Hospital Meharry College. She has been practicing for more than 30 years. Dr. Semenya is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Thomas Midtown Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Vernita Tucker, MD

Dr. Tucker is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. She is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Nashville General Hospital at Meharry, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Tucker sees patients at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center as part of our partnership with Meharry Medical College.

Dental

Robyn Mays, DDS

Dental Director

In addition to her responsibilities as Matthew Walker’s Dental Director. Dr. Mays is a practicing dentist who sees patients in our Nashville clinic. Dr. Mays is a member of the National Dental Association who  enjoys being able to positively impact the lives of others through service inside and outside of the Matthew Walker Dental Clinic. In her leisure time, Dr. Mays likes staying physically active, spending time outside, music and spending time with her husband and two children.

Ugochi Ike, DDS

Dr. Ike is dentist practicing at Matthew Walker’s Clarksville clinic. She received her DDS from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry. Dr. Ike completed her dental residency at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center and has been practicing dentistry for 6 years.

Behavioral Health

Cynthia Jackson, PhD, Psychologist

Dr. Jackson is a practicing psychologist. She received her Ph.D. from Tennessee State University in 2004. She sees patients at our Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Centers in Nashville, Smyrna, and Clarksville. In her spare time, she enjoys, spending time with family, traveling, and working on community service projects.

Pharmacy

Kendall Henry, PharmD

Kendall is a pharmacist in Matthew Walker’s Nashville clinic pharmacy. Kendall received his Doctorate of pharmacy from Belmont University and has been a practicing pharmacist for 5 years. He came to Matthew Walker because he loves being in a role where he can give give back to the community and actually see patients’ progress. When he is not at Matthew Walker, Kendall enjoys quiet time in addition to trying new places to eat and watching sports on TV.

Marcia Wiggan-Campbell, PharmD

Marcia is a pharmacist in our Nashville clinic pharmacy. She has been a pharmacist for more than 19 years and has a special interest in working with diabetic patients and assisting all patients with medication management. When she is not at Matthew Walker, Marcia like traveling, reading and swimming.

Nutrition

Vacant Position