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Family Medicine Faculty & Staff

Family Medicine Faculty

Bill Hensel

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

Professor 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.

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 spouses; grandchildren Hugo and Pippi; and Holly, their Wheaten Terrier.

Sara Neal

Sara L. Neal, MD, MA, ABFP, CAQ, Associate Residency 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.

Lee Chambliss

M. Lee Chambliss, MD, MSPH, ABFP, Family Medicine Center Medical Director

Professor 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 U.S.

He pursued his interest in academics, completing an Academic Family Medicine fellowship and 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 Eniola

Kehinde T. Eniola, MD, MPH, ABFM, Family Medicine Center Associate Director

Assistant 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.

She remained a community physician at Wake Forest Baptist Health until joining the faculty at Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program in 2014. Dr. Eniola completed a Maternal and Child Health Leadership program at the University of North Carolina in 2013, as well as a Public Health Leadership MPH program and Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC in 2016. Her areas of special interest are women’s health, prenatal care, and dermatologic procedures.

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

Todd McDiarmid

Todd D. McDiarmid, MD, ABFM, Geriatric Medical Director

Assistant 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 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 completed a Geriatrics Fellowship prior to becoming director of the program’s Geriatrics curriculum in 2015.

His major areas of interest include inpatient care, critical appraisal of the literature.

Jeffrey Walden

Jeffrey H. Walden MD, ABFM

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

Dr. 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 completed 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 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 and care of refugee and immigrant populations in the greater Guilford County area.

Brittany McIntyre

Brittany McIntyre, MD, ABFM, Assistant Residency Director

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

After graduating from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2013, Dr. McIntyre concluded her Family Medicine residency at Cone Health in 2016, and was co-chief resident in her third year. She then served as junior faculty for a year before joining the full-time faculty in 2017.

Her clinical interests include prenatal care, pediatrics, LGBT health, care of underserved populations and end-of-life care. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, choral music, vegetable gardening and all varieties of arts and crafts. She is married, and has a rescue boxer dog and tabby cat.

Michelle Kane

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

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

Dr. 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 Koval

Peter G. Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

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

Dr. 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.

He currently serves as the Chair-Elect for the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, the national board certification organization for pharmacists, and will serve as Chair in 2020. His practice includes management of a variety of chronic diseases including tobacco cessation.

Dr. Koval’s family consists of his wife Dana; and two children, Olivia and Kyle.

Jeannie Sykes

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

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

Dr. Jeannie Sykes received her Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her PhD in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a Registered Dietitian, and is certified as an eating disorders specialist (International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals).

Dr. Sykes 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. Jeannie lives with Wayne, her husband of more than 30 years, and their Basset Hound Frances. Their daughter Erin lives in Copenhagen, and son David is at Texas A&M pursuing a PhD in Math.

When not at work, she enjoys working out, reading good books, and playing Scrabble, even though she rarely wins.

Anjie Blount

Anjie Blount, BS, Graduate Medical Education Administrator

Mrs. Blount received her Bachelor’s degree in Community and Justice Policy Studies with a minor in African American Studies from Guilford College in 2012. She also completed an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Guilford Technical Community College in 1985.

Anjie has been working for Cone Health since 1991 in several capacities. She began her employment as a Preschool Teacher at The Children’s Corner, was later promoted to Assistant Director, and then received the promotion to Director of Childcare Services in 2012. In 2015 Anjie joined the Cone Health Family Medicine as the GME Administrator. This position provided an opportunity to support the residency program and to help fulfill Cone Health’s mission to provide excellent healthcare to our community.

Outside of work Anjie has many interests. She enjoys running, cycling and most activities that involve the outdoors. Anjie also enjoys reading, baking and childhood games like jacks and pick up sticks. Above all, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and family.

Mercedes Reynolds

Mercedes Reynolds, BBA, Graduate Medical Education Coordinator

Mrs. Reynolds earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in 2018 from South University’s Online Program. She also earned an Associate’s degree in Business Administration with Specialization in Accounting in 2015.

Sadie began her journey with Cone Health in 2016 at Cone Health Family Medicine Center as relief for the front office as a Patient Access Associate. In 2017, she obtained a permanent role at Cone Health’s Patient Accounting department and returned to Cone Health Family Medicine Center in 2018 as the GME Coordinator.

Outside of her work, she enjoys spending time with her husband Billy; their two children, Serenity and Joseph; and Naomi, an American Staffordshire Terrier. Her other interests include reading, mountain trips, cooking, writing, playing board games, music and spreading joy to others.

Jeannette Richardson

Jeannette Richardson, BSN, RN-BC, Assistant Clinic Director

Mrs. Richardson received her Associate’s degree in Medical Assisting (1995) and Nursing (2008) from Guilford Technical Community College. She also received an undergraduate degree from Winston-Salem State University in 2010.

She manages clinic operations and daily clinic workflows, which includes staff supervision, training/competencies and quality and safety requirements per The Joint Commission (TJC) for RNs, LPNs, CMAs and other pertinent staff.

Before becoming an RN, Jeannette worked at FMC as a CMA for nine years. She received her Medical-Surgical Nursing certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2013. Her nursing background includes Medical-Surgical Nursing, Orthopedics and Gastroenterology. She is currently pursuing her MSN in Clinical Nurse Leadership from Queens University of Charlotte, and she is expected to graduate in May 2019.

Jeannette enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, shopping at TJ Maxx, completing small home improvement projects and traveling.

Ronda Kinney

Ronda Kinley, Cone Health Family Medicine Center Practice Administrator

Ms. Kinley joined Cone Health in 2012 as a Practice Administrator with Cone Health Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and in 2013 she moved to Cone Health Outpatient Rehabilitation as the Revenue Cycle Manager and Epic Coordinator.

Ronda joined Cone Health Family Medicine Center in 2018 as the Practice Administrator. She manages the day-to-day operational aspects for the practice along with ongoing projects. She works closely with faculty, staff, service line and system leadership, to ensure that requests are communicated and implemented effectively in the practice.

Her interests include spending time with her family, traveling and going to the beach.

Christie Haugh

Christie Reynolds, MHA, Population Health and Quality Manager

Ms. Reynolds earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health at UNC Greensboro and her Master of Healthcare Administration at UNC Chapel Hill. At the Family Medicine Center, she works with staff, residents and faculty to reach quality goals, improve processes and to use data to prioritize population health management projects. She is interested in team-based care, health coaching and improving processes to reduce physician burnout and improve patient outcomes. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, yoga and spending time outdoors with her husband Matt and their dog Tucker.

Deborah Moore

Deborah Moore, MPA, MSW, LCSWA, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Moore completed her undergraduate studies at North Carolina Central University in 1988, MPA from UNCG in 2009 and MSW from the Joint Masters in Social Work Program at UNCG and North Carolina A&T State University in 2014.

After working 20 years at Durham & Guilford County Department of Social Services in various capacities and four years at a local non-profit agency, Deborah joined Cone Health at Alamance Regional Medical Center in 2015 where she worked in several clinical social work roles in the Emergency Department and inpatient medical units.

She now focuses her time at Cone Health Family Medicine Center as part of the integrated behavioral health team. Her primary role includes completing psychosocial assessments, brief therapy and interventions, facility placements and providing community resources.

Sports Medicine Faculty

Karl Fields

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

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

Dr. 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 Africa, 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.

Ryan Draper

T. Ryan Draper, DO, ABFM, CAQSM

Associate Fellowship Director of Sports Medicine

Dr. 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

Tanya Pratt

Tanya S. Pratt, MD, ABFM, ABOG

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

Dr. Pratt received her BS in Biology from High Point University. After receiving her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, Dr. Pratt completed her residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in OB/GYN and Family Medicine. She is board-certified in family medicine as well as in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Pratt is a graduate of the Cone Health Physician Leadership Academy and is currently the Chief of the OB/GYN Service at Women’s Hospital. She took over the role of Medical Director of the Faculty Practice in February 2016. Her interests include teaching evidence-based medicine, performing office procedures, and decreasing the primary Cesarean section rate.