Meet the Faculty


Victor Agbeibor, MD

Position: Director, St. Francis Family Medicine and Blackstone Rural Track
MPH: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Medical School: Tver State Medical Academy, Tver, Russia
Residency: In His Image, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Two-year General Surgery Residency, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Position: Director, St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program
Medical Interests: Acute care
Outside Interests: Bible studies, mission trips, spending time with my wife and three children

Lachelle Campbell, MD

Undergraduate: Spelman College 
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program 
Fellowship: Obstetrics and gynecology fellowship from the Women’s Hospital of Greensboro, NC 
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Marissa W. Esquivel, MD

Position: Blackstone Site Director
Medical School: The Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University
Hometown: Midlothian, Virginia
Residency: St. Francis - Virginia Commonwealth University
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Medical Interest: Global health
Outside Interests: Loves decorating cakes, trying new recipes, and spending time with friends and family.
 

Glenna P. Hendricks, MD, FM, OB-GYN

Undergraduate: University of Virginia, BSN
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, M.D., 1999
Internship: Louisiana State University at Alexandria, LA, 1999-2000
Residency: Hanover Family Physicians, 2000-2001; Riverside Regional Medical Center, 2001-2005
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Interests: Women's health
Outside Interests: Sewing/quilting, running and spending time with my four-legged children 

 

Paul V. Jackson, MD, MEd

Undergraduate: College of William and Mary, B.A. 1985
Master of Medical Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, December 2008
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S. 1987; Medical College of Virginia, M.D. 1991
Residency: Chesterfield Family Practice, Richmond, Virginia 1992 – 1994
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 1995, 2003; Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, 2006
Medical Interests: Preventive medicine, alternative medicine, home-based care
Outside Interests: History, running, gardening, reading (mysteries)

 

Augustine "Gus" Lewis, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia
Internship: Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Family Medicine Residency, University of Colorado Medical Center, Colorado General Hospital, Denver, CO
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine 

 

Matthew Paine, MD

Undergraduate, degree: BA in Chemistry and Spanish, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Masters, Degree: MS in Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Residency: Brody School of Medicine/Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC
Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine, ACLS, BLS, PALS, NRP, ALSO
Medical Interests: Population Health and Quality Improvement, Acute and Chronic Medical Care, Weight-loss management

 

E. Allison Powers, MD

Undergraduate: College of William and Mary
Medical School: VCU School of Medicine
Residency: St. Francis - Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical Interests: Global health, caring for underserved populations, obstetrics and women's health.
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Jeffrey B. Roberts, MD, CAQ

Position: Sports Medicine Fellowship Director
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia – Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Family Practice, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Duke University Medical Center 
Certified: American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
 

John Philip Sherrod, MD, FAAFP

Undergraduate: Hampden-Sydney College, BS Interscience/Biology 1970
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia 
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University - Blackstone Program, Family Practice 
Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Faculty Development Fellowship in Family Medicine ; Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Certification: Licensed to practice medicine in Virginia & North Carolina, board certified in family medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification - Sports Medicine
Medical Interests: Sports medicine and preventive medicine
Outside Interests: Outdoor activities and grandchildren 

 

Steven N. Spence, MD

Undergraduate: University of Virginia, 1973
Medical School: University of Virginia, 1977
Residency: Riverside Regional Medical Center, 1980
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Medical Interests: complex medical problems, teaching
Outside Interests: fishing and woodworking 

 

Kara E. Somers, MD, FAAP

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University
Internship: Pediatric, Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Pediatric, Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University
Certification: American Academy of Pediatrics
Member: The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding

 

Jelisa Timmons, MD

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: St. Francis - Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical Interests: International Medicine
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

 

Marcee Vest, DO

Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Family Medicine Obstetrics fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern
Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
Medical Interests: Gynecologic office procedures, family planning, woman's health, low intervention deliveries and high risk pregnancies such as those complicated by diabetes, hypertension, vaginal births after cesareans.
Outside Interests: Enjoys traveling, house design, exploring new restaurants, cooking, farmers markets, music and art festivals.