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Family Medicine Faculty

William A. Hensel, MD, ABFP, Residency Program Director

Bill HenselProfessor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Hensel graduated from the Ohio State University School of Medicine in 1978, and completed his Family Practice Residency
at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston in 1981.

He joined the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program in 1984, and this year celebrated his thirtieth year on the faculty. His major areas of expertise are medical ethics, specifically end-of-life care and health care reform. He has been one of the physician leaders in developing Triad HealthCare Network, the largest and most successful Accountable Care Organization in North Carolina.

Personally, Bill enjoys spending time with his family at their cabin in Lake Lure. Family consists of his wife Bonnie; his two adult children, Carly and Craig, along with their significant others; and the most recent addition, Holly, a Wheaten Terrier.

Sara L. Neal, MD, MA, ABFP, CAQ Sports Medicine, Associate Residency Director

Sara NealFamily Medicine Center Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Assistant Program Director Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Neal graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake forest University in 1994. She completed her residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, and joined the Family Medicine faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship in Sports Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in 2006. She joined the Family Medicine and Sports Medicine faculty at Moses Cone in 2009. At Cone Health she serves as the Associate Program Director of the residency
program and as Medical Director of the Family Medicine clinic.

Dr. Neal describes herself as a true "generalist," as she enjoys both inpatient and outpatient family medicine as well as sports medicine. She is passionate about procedural training including exercise treadmill testing, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, musculoskeletal ultrasound and minor skin surgery. Her areas of interest include women's health,
exercise and wellness, LGBT health and learning disabilities. In her spare time, Dr. Neal enjoys running, hiking, kayaking and most sports, although she is the master of none!

She is married and is owned by two cats and two dogs.

James O. Breen, MD, A.B.F.M.

James BreenAssistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

After graduating from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia (M.D.) and completing his Family Medicine internship and residency at Brown University, Dr. Breen practiced in a variety of clinical positions before returning to academic medicine as faculty.

After arriving at Cone, he completed a faculty development fellowship at UNC at Chapel Hill. He has practiced in Federally-Qualified Health Centers along the Mexican border and in the urban Northeast, as well as in the large multispecialty practice of Cleveland Clinic in south Florida. Being fluent both in Spanish and Portuguese, Dr. Breen has maintained a strong connection with the Latin American community wherever he has practiced.

In our program he oversees prenatal care in the Family Medicine Center and is a faculty liaison with the Obstetrics faculty at Women's Hospital. He leads our revitalized Career Development & Practice Management curriculum, including the development of a specialized curriculum in Direct Primary Care (DPC). He has spoken nationally on the DPC movement, which also is the subject of his research efforts.

M. Lee Chambliss, MD, MSPH, ABFP

Lee ChamblissProfessor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Chambliss received his MD from the University of Virginia in 1986, and completed his residency at St. Margaret's Hospital in
Pittsburgh, PA. He and his wife (also a family physician) then practiced for two years overseas and locum tenens the following
year in the US. He pursued his interest in academics, completing an Academic Family Medicine fellowship, earning a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) at the University of Missouri Columbia.

He was attracted to the academic but community based
style of Cone, and joined the faculty in 1996. His areas of
interest include evidence-based medicine, health coaches in
primary care and medical decision-making. Outside of work he
enjoys backpacking, sailing and chain-sawing.

Kehinde T. Eniola, MD, ABFM

Kehinde EniolaAssistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Eniola graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University in Nigeria in 2006. After completing a Family Medicine Residency program at New York Medical College, St Joseph Hospital in 2012, she joined Wake Forest Baptist Health as a community physician in an underserved community in Lexington, NC.

Dr. Eniola completed a Maternal and Child Health Leadership program at the University of North Carolina in 2013, and she is currently in the process of completing her Public Health Leadership MPH program at UNC. She remained a community physician at Wake Forest Baptist Health until joining the faculty at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program in 2014. Her areas of special interest are women's health and prenatal care.

Outside of work, Dr. Eniola enjoys caring for her son, and she also enjoys going to the cinema with her husband.

Kyle Fletke, MD, ABFM

Kyle FletkeInstructor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Fletke graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2011. He completed his residency training at ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency in 2014, serving as chief resident during his third year. After residency, he accepted a full-time faculty position at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program. His areas of interest include academic and sports medicine.

Kathryn Foster, RN, MSN, Assistant Administrative Director

Kathyrn FosterMs. Foster earned her BSN and MSN degrees at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She joined Cone Health in 1984, where she assumed duties as staff nurse in Inpatient Rehabilitation. She received CRRN certification and continued as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury. After 18 years of service, she moved to the Long-Term Care Division as Performance Improvement and Quality Specialist.

In 2007, Ms. Foster joined the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency program as Assistant Administrative Director, where her responsibilities include both practice management and resident training at the Family Medicine Center Clinic. Her interests include patient education and health promotion.

Josalyn C. Funches MD, ABFM

Josalyn FunchesJunior Faculty, Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Funches graduated from Howard University College of Medicine in 2011, and completed her residency at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency in 2014. Following graduation, she started the one-year Junior Faculty position at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency. Her areas of interest include geriatrics and women's health, including prenatal care. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her mother, attending United Pentecostal Church in Greensboro and Zumba.

Michelle E. Kane, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Director of Behavioral Sciences

Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Michelle KaneDr. Michelle Kane is our coordinator of most things Behavioral Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) in 1997 from the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in Dayton, Ohio. After a two-year fellowship in health psychology and medical education in Michigan, she fled the wintry north and started her career at Cone Health.

She specializes in treating patients with cognitive-behavioral therapy and runs a Mood Disorder Clinic with a community family medicine physician that focuses on diagnosis and treatment including medication management. What she likes best about her job is teaching and supporting family medicine residents. She has presented nationally on her Mood Disorder Clinic and on strategies to improve the medical encounter. In her out-of-work time, she enjoys her family, running and cooking.

Peter G. Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Associate Professor of Clinical Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Peter KovalDr. Koval received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Campbell University in May 1994. Following graduation, he completed a Pharmacy Residency at Cone Health, then completed a second year of Primary Care residency in St. Louis, Missouri. He returned to Greensboro in 1996 to accept a position with Cone Health Family Medicine, Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Koval has been Board-certified in Pharmacotherapy since 1998 and a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner since 2006. He served as the initial chair of the national Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Board 12 Certification exam through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties from 2009 through 2011. His practice includes management of a variety of chronic diseases as well as tobacco cessation. Dr. Koval's family consists of his wife Dana; two children, Olivia and Kyle; and Ginger, a yellow lab.

Todd D. McDiarmid, MD, ABFP

Todd McDiarmidAssistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. McDiarmid graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1991, and completed his Family Medicine Residency at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency in 1994. Following graduation, he did a Fellowship in Rural Medicine and completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. He joined the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency as full-time faculty in 1997. Dr. McDiarmid is currently completing a Geriatrics Fellowship, and will be leading the program's Geriatrics curriculum. His major areas of interest include inpatient care, critical appraisal of the literature, and exercise treadmill testing.

Jeannie C. Sykes, MPH, PhD, RD, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Jeannie SykesDr. Sykes received her Master's degree in Public Health in 1980 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her PhD in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1986. She is a Registered Dietitian, and has been a consultant for corporate wellness programs including Campbell Soup Company and Volvo North America as well as for the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Areas of particular interest are weight management, sports nutrition and eating disorders. When not at work, she enjoys working out, reading good books, and playing Scrabble, even though she rarely wins.

Jeffrey H. Walden MD, ABFM

Jeffrey WaldenDr. Walden graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2010, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency in 2013. Following graduation, he joined the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency in a junior faculty position, transitioning to full-time faculty in 2014.

He is currently in the process of completing the Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. He is a recipient of the Institute for International Medicine's Diploma in International Medicine and Public Health, and is also a member of the Physicians for Human 13 Rights Asylum network, conducting clinical evaluations of persons fleeing persecution in their home countries and seeking political asylum in the United States. His major areas of interest include global health, care of refugee and immigrant populations in the greater Guilford County area and inpatient medicine.

Darcy Hitz, Residency Coordinator

Darcy HitzMs. Hitz worked with the Randolph County Schools for 12 years coordinating student registration and scheduling, staff development, hiring, scheduling and supervision of substitute teachers and administering the school lunch program.

Ms. Hitz joined Cone Health in 2005. Her current role is to work with our residents in the administrative processes of residency, from interview through graduation. Her extensive experience in administration make her an essential resource for our residents, faculty and staff.

Sports Medicine Faculty

Karl B. Fields, MD, ABFM, CAQSM, Fellowship Director of Sports Medicine

Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Karl FieldsDr. Fields graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine in 1976 and the Charlotte Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency in 1979. After practicing in rural North Carolina for four years, he joined the Moses Cone Family Medicine Residency Program in 1984. He completed the Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. He is editor for Sports Medicine topics for UpToDate. He is a past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has been a visiting professor in Norway, China, Chile, Italy, Australia and South Mrica, and chaired the International Team Physician Course for the American College of Sports Medicine. Key current interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, running injuries, diagnosis and management of foot problems and approaches to management of chronic tendinopathy.

T. Ryan Draper, DO, ABFM, CAQSM

Associate Fellowship Director of Sports Medicine

Ryan DraperDr. Draper graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at East Tennessee State University, where he served as chief resident. In 2005, he completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, and joined Murphy Wainer Orthopedics. In July 2013, Dr. Draper joined the Cone Health Sports Medicine Fellowship as fulltime faculty.

He is the team physician for Guilford College and Southeastern High School. He has also done extensive sports medicine coverage and served as co-medical director for the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championship. He lectures for the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, and is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society Sports Medicine Committee and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.

OB/Gyn Faculty

Kelly H. Leggett, MD, FACOG

Medical Director, Center for Women's Health Care Faculty Practice; Women's Health Care Fellowship Director

Kelly LeggettDr. Leggett is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a specialty in high-risk pregnancy and cervical dysplasia. She earned her medical degree from Wake Forest University and completed her residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. She is the Medical Director of the Faculty Practice, which includes Women's Hospital Clinics and the Centers for Women's Healthcare at Kernersville and Stoney Creek.

She is actively involved in improving the quality and availability of healthcare for women. She serves as the chairperson for quality initiatives for the Triad Health care Network and is on the operations committee of Cone Health Medical Group. She is also consulting physician for the Guilford Community Care Network. Dr. Leggett is currently getting her Master's in Health Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill and will graduate in December 2014. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. Her hobbies include reading, cooking and traveling.

Tanya S. Pratt, MD, ABFM, ABOG

Medical Director of Women's Health Division of Guilford County HealthDepartment; OB/Gyn Chief of Service, Moses Cone Hospital

Tanya PrattDr. Tanya Pratt is a double board-certified OB/GYN and Family Medicine physician. She completed medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill and a combined OB/Gyn and FM residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. She maintains a small Family Medicine practice at the Cone Health Family Medicine Center. She has a full-scope OB/ Gyn practice where she is part of the teaching faculty at Women's Hospital. She enjoys caring for indigent patients, and has a strong interest in high-risk obstetrics.

Family Medicine Clinic Staff

Suzanne Lineberry, MPH, CHC, MCHES - Health Coach

Suzanne received her undergraduate degree in public health from Utah State University in 2006. She earned her master's in public health in 2011 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She went on to complete a certification in health coaching (CHC) through Real Balance Global Wellness Services and maintains her master certified health education specialist (MCHES) accreditation through NCHEC.

For the Family Medicine Program, she organizes and completes Medicare Annual Wellness Visits, works individually with patients as a health coach, and assists in the practice's quality improvement projects.

Suzanne is fluent in Italian and her interests include chronic disease management, health behavior changes, population based quality improvement, health education, mobilization of community resources and health coaching.

Norma Wilson, Social Worker

Norma Wilson received BS degree in social work from UNCG in 2009 and her master's in social work from UNC Chapel Hill in 2012.  She completed her internship at Family Service of the Piedmont in Greensboro, NC where she was the Spanish speaking therapist.

She joined the Cone Health Family Medicine team in 2012 and currently works as the inpatient and outpatient Family Medicine social worker.  She assists with nursing home placement, substance abuse/counseling referrals and with several other resources in regards to patient needs.

Areas of interest include resources for the Hispanic community as well as providing counseling to adults and geriatric patients.