Meet Our Team

Director, Center for Surgical Weight Loss


Surgeons

All surgeons at the Vanderbilt Center for Surgical Weight Loss are trained in specialized surgical techniques and long-term care to achieve controlled weight loss for clinically severe obesity.

Our Staff

Julie Hamm
Clinic Manager

Liam Woodard
Business Manager

Valerie Matthews, RN
Program Coordinator

Rheanna Ata, PhD
Psychologist

Karen Stewart, PhD
Psychologist

Megan Bishop, RD, LDN
Program Dietitian

Erin Grayson, MS, RD, LDN
Program Dietitian

Jennifer Williams, RD, LDN, MPH
Program Dietitian

Cynthia Blalock
Nurse Practitioner 

Sarah (Madeline) Dawson
Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Kinser
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Rachel Prusha
Nurse Practitioner 

Karol Hinsley, RN
Clinic Nurse

Heather Jacobs, RN
Clinic Nurse

Mona Jones, RN
Clinic Nurse

Katherine White, RN
Clinic Nurse

Destini Bumper
Registered Medical Assistant

Anora Jackson
Registered Medical Assistant

Monia Lewis
Registered Medical Assistant

Dalyah Hinton Hollis
Patient Service Representative

Kaitlyn Lance
Patient Service Representative

Jennifer Orosco
Patient Service Representative

Andrea Young
Patient Service Representative

Ronicka Brooks
Surgery Scheduler

Candace Couch
Insurance Specialist

Heather Townsend
Insurance Specialist

Susan Witherspoon
Office Assistant

Robin Tamboli
Quality Analyst