Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians


Foundation Board 2020-21

Melissa Stephens, MD
William Carey University COM
498 Tuscan Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601-318-6069


MAFP Ex-Officio
William Grantham, MD
MEA Medical Clinic
498 Highway 80 E
Clinton, MS 39056
Phone: 601-924-4000
Fax: 601-924-3360


Vice President
Patrick Whipple, MD
MEA Medical Clinic
112 Southlake Circle
Canton MS 39046
Phone: 601-859-8550


Board Member
Sarah Barowka, MD
Ochsner Health
Picayune, MS
Board Member
Jonathan Buchanan, MD
Baptist Medical Clinic
1100 Highway 16
Carthage, MS 39051



Board Member
Rickey L. Chance, DO
Memorial Physicians
Clinic at Medical Park

Biloxi, MS


Board Member
Barbara Goodman, MD
Primary Care Associates
Rush Health
Meridian, MS


Board Member
Cierra Green, MD
N.R. Burger School &
Community Clinic
Hattiesburg, MS


Board Member
Thais Tonore, MD
Madison, MS
(601) 984-5447


Board Member
Kelly S. Tullos, MD
Laurel Family Clinic
Laurel, MS
(601) 428-0577


Resident  Board Member
Claire Harper, MD
EC HealthNet Family
Medicine Residency


Alt. Resident Board Member
Dr. Shreena Dhawan
Univ. of Mississippi Family
Medicine Residency


Student Board Member
Dalton Newman
Univ. of Mississippi
School of Medicine


Alt. Student Board Member
Huong Nguyen
William Carey Univ.