Dr. Muneeza Khan Co-Chair Department of Family Medicine
Residency Program Director
Advanced Women’s Healthcare Fellowship Director


Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate Education: PECHS College for Women
Medical School: Karachi Medical and Dental College, University of Karachi
Residency: Indiana University - Methodist Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship(s): Indiana University - Methodist Advanced Maternal Care, Obstetrical Fellowship Michigan State University- Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship
Stats: Married
Children: Two daughters
Hobbies: Reading, spending time outdoors with family
Research/Areas of Interest: Maternal-child health, academic medicine
Interesting Tidbit: Played the role of the miller's daughter in 'Rumpelstiltskin' during high school
Awards: STFM Resident Teacher Award 2010
Faculty of the Year 2013
Faculty of the Year 2015
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Dr. Lucy Bruijn Assistant Professor


Undergraduate Education: BA (History) Summa Cum Laude, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: MD, Medical School for International Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, in Collaboration with Columbia University Medical Center
Graduate School: MPH (Population and Family Health), Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Fellowship: Family Medicine Surgical Obstetrics, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY
Research/Areas of Interest: Global Health, Family-Centered Maternity Care, Interdisciplinary Team Care and Education, Care of Underserved Populations
Interesting Tidbits: Completed her first triathlon while in medical school; loves to spend time with family, travel, read, and be active in the outdoors.
Awards: Joe Scavaluche Award 2004; Highland Family Medicine Women's Healthcare Award 2006; Preceptor of the Year, 2010, University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy

Dr. Carley Fox Assistant Professor


Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate Education: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Marital Status: I am married to a UT resident (different program). We have two spoiled Pit Bulls that we rescued when we moved to Memphis.
Interests & Tidbits: I am an advanced open water SCUBA diver and I have been diving all over the world--my favorite was in the Galapagos. I'm a big sports fan (especially baseball-Go Padres!). I am learning to crochet, sorry if that makes me sound like an old lady, but one of the nurses taught me while I was on night float last year!

Dr. Christa George Assistant Professor


Hometown: McMinnville, TN
Undergraduate Education: David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy with Honors, 1995
Residency Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis(The MED), 1996
Hobbies: Traveling, reading (book club member), going to concerts and museums, spending time with spouse, friends and family
Research/Areas of Interest: Diabetes, pharmacy education, cardiovascular risk reduction

Dr. Gary Lipscomb  Professor / OB-GYN


Hometown: Lawrenceburg, TN
Undergraduate Education: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee HSC, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stats: 2 girls
Hobbies: Running, Gardening
Interest: Ectopic pregnancies, Abnormal pap smears and surgical techniques

Dr. Morgan LisnerAssistant Professor

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Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Residency: University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Surgical Fellowship: OB at UAB, Hunstville, AL
Hobbies: I love travel, running half marathons, and reading. 

Dr. Mary MierAssistant Professor

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Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my dog- a black lab mix, and watching college sporting events. I also enjoy a lot of outdoor activities, going to new restaurants and trying new foods/drinks, and going to the movies.

Dr. Sheetal PatelAssistant Professor


Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Stats: Married, one daughter

Dr. Daniel SumrokAssistant Professor

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Hometown: Sewickley, PA
Undergraduate Education: West Virginia University
Medical School: Marshall University
Residency: Marshall University
Research/Areas of Interest: Medical Systems
Interesting Tidbits: A Fellow of American Academy of Family Practice and American Society of Addiction Medicine and one of first 106 physicians in North America boarded in Addiction Medicine. Has been a clinical UT faculty for 25 years and now working full time with UTFP and the UTHSC to develop a new Center for Addiction Sciences.

Dr. Amanda ThompsonAssistant Professor


Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Undergraduate Education: UT Knoxville B.S. in Microbiology
Pharmacy School: UT Memphis
Residency Training: Lebonheur (Pediatric Specialty) & Methodist (Internal Medicine)
Stats: Married
Hobbies: Traveling, Home-Improvement, Reading
Research/Areas of Interest: Anti-coagulation, Smoking Cessation, Diabetes, & Hypertension
Interesting Tidbit: Helped develop an iron bio-reporter for use in Marine Ecology Research
Previous Employment:Researcher in Microbial Ecology Lab

Dr. Dara WilliamsPsychologist


Hometown: Lima, OH
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Graduate School: University of Georgia
Internship: Michael E. DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX
Fellowship: Primary Care Health Psychology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Any other education: J.D. from Ohio Northern University
Marital status: – married
Interesting Tidbit: I’m a diehard Ohio State fan.  Go BUCKS!
Hobbies:- spending time with friends and family, traveling, gardening, and cooking
Research/Clinical Interests:- Chronic pain, risk assessment, program evaluation, health behavior change

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Contact Us

St. Francis Family Medicine Center

1301 Primacy Parkway
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: 901-448-0276
Fax: 901-448-0404

Residency Coordinator
Priscilla Griffith
Phone: 901-448-0230