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We pride ourselves on our top-notch faculty. Each faculty member has a diverse array of special interests, from evidence-based-medicine to international missions to procedures. Several of our faculty have added certificates of qualification, including Geriatrics and Sports Medicine. Our adjunctive faculty is equally as committed to teaching and helping our residents grow in their knowledge.

CAROL T. ADAMS
CAROL T. ADAMS, Ph.D

Title: MUSC AHEC Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)
Director of Behavioral Sciences and Community Medicine

Education: University of South Carolina, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1988
Internship: William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, SC, 1987-88

Areas of Interest: Short-term Counseling Clinic; Women's Health

Awards and Achievements: Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, Past Faculty of the Year Award
Past President-SC Academy of Professional Psychologists; Past Secretary-SC Psychological Association; past Board Member-SC Board of Examiners in Psychology; Tribute to Women of Influence Honoree, 2011 Honoree

Hobbies: Reading, writing, Carolina football, playing the piano


McLeod Family Medicine Center 29501
JIMENA C. BURNETT
JIMENA C. BURNETT, MD

Dr. Jimena Burnett received her medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Argentina.  She has obstetrical training from the Agentine Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Burnett is a 2005 graduate of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program.  She is board-certified in Family Medicine.  Dr. Burnett is currently in practice at McLeod Health & Fitness.


McLeod Family/Sports Medicine Center 29501
WALTER E. CONNOR
WALTER E. CONNOR, MD

Title: Associate Program Director, McLeod Family Medicine Residency MUSC, AHEC       Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)
Director of Procedural Skills and Trainiing

Education
University of South Carolina, BS, 1980
University of South Carolina, MD, 1984
Baptist Memorial Hospital Family Practice Program, 1987

Areas of Special interests: Office and hospital procedures - endoscopy, central lines, PICC lines, thoracentesis, paracentesis, cardiac stress testing, Holter interpretation, bedside ultrasound and ultrasound guided procedures.

 Awards and Achievements:
Vice Chief of Medical Staff, 2014-2015
Secretary, McLeod Medical Staff, 2012-2013
Chairman, McLeod Quality Outcomes Committee, 2012-2013
McLeod Merit Award, 2013
Fellow of American Academy of Family Practice, 1993
Past president and Board Memeber of South Carolina Academy of Family Medicine

 Hobbies and Interests:  Two annual Medical Mission Trips to Honduras, spending time at the beach and Lake Marion with his wife Derinda.  Dr. Connor's son Ryan is a Family Medicine Resident at McLeod and his daughter Amanda is a RN in the McLeod Emergency Department.


MRMC - Family Medicine Center 29506
JENIQUA J. DUNCAN
JENIQUA J. DUNCAN, DO, M.B.A.

Title: MUSC, AHEC Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine  
Director of Student Medical Education, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Education
Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, DO, 2004
Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, MBA in Healthcare Leadership, 2004
Florida Hospital East Orlando, Family Medicine Residency, 2007

Areas of Interest: Health Informatics, Healthcare Leadership, Educationa Theory

Awards and Achievements: Member, Council on Minority Health Issues, American Osteopathic Association, 2012-2014
Delegate, House of Delegates, American Osteopathic Association, 2010-2012
South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society, President 2010-2011, President Elect 2009-2010 Fellow, Family Medicine Faculty Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013-2014 Member, Young Physicians Section, South Carolina Medical Association, 2009-2010.

Hobbies and Interests: Dancing, crafting, strategic lounging, yoga, tennis and spending time with her husband Kinte and their son Julian and dog Isis.


MRMC - Family Medicine Center 29506
BENJAMIN B. ELDER
BENJAMIN B. ELDER, MD

Title:  MUSC, AHEC Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Florence)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Director of Children's Health Education

Education: College of Charleston, BA and BS, 1999
Medical University of South Carolina, MD, 2004
Medical Center of Central Georgia Pediatric Residency, 2007

Areas of Interest: Children's health, After Hours Clinic, breastfeeding education and promotion, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Awards and Achievements:  Resident Teaching Award: 7/2004, 7/2005, 8/2006, 4/2007 Oscar S. Spivey Child Advocacy Award 2007

Hobbies and Interests:  Being outdoors, grilling and cooking, and spending time with his wife Wendy and their three children: Aiden, Elliot, and Lauren.


MRMC - Family Medicine Center 29506
RICHARD R. HOWELL
RICHARD R. HOWELL, MD

Title: MUSC, AHEC, Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)
Director of Geriatric Medicine

Education
Franklin and Marshall College, BA
Medical College of Pennsylvania, MD
Geisinger Family Medicine Residency Program

 Areas of Interest: Geriatric Medicine, research, domestic and foreign mission work

Awards and Achievements: Diplomat, Amercian Board of Family Practice
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine.

Hobbies and Interests: Cooking, needlepoint, Penn State and Clemson athletics, golf, fast cars, tropical fish, and spending time with his wife Janet and their children, David, Ricky and Dana.


MRMC - Family Medicine Center 29506
FOCELL I. JACKSON-DOZIER
FOCELL I. JACKSON-DOZIER, MD

Dr. Focell Jackson-Dozier received her medical degree from the Medical Unviersity of South Carolina, Charleston.  She is a 1998 graduate of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program.  Dr. Jackson-Dozier iis board-certified in Family Medicine.  She is in practice at McLeod Family Practice Timmonsville. 


McLeod Family Practice Timmonsville 29161
GERARD C. JEBAILY
GERARD C. JEBAILY, MD

MRMC Residency Program Faculty

Title: Program Director
MUSC AHEC Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)

Education
Clemson University, BS, 1969
Medical University of South Carolina, MD, 1973
Medical University of South Carolina, MHSA, 1991
MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program, 1976 
American Medical Director's Assocation, Certified Medical Director, 1995

Areas of Interest:  Sports Medicine, Cardiovascular Disorders, Geriatrics and Long Term Care

Awards and Achievements: Rural Health Educator Award, South Carolina Rural Health Association 
South Carolina Family Physician of the Year, BlueCross Blue Shield

Hobbies and Interets:  Saltwater fishing, storm chasing and weather photography, Middle Eastern cooking, reading great novels, music and spending time with family and friends.


MRMC - Family Medicine Center 29506
KELLY JONES
KELLY JONES, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor of Family Medicine, MUSC

Education
B.S. and Pharm.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC

Training
Fellowship in Family Medicine

Practice Area/Interests
McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program Faculty

Rotation
Preceptor for the Family Medicine Rotation

Awards/Achievements
President of the South Carolina Phamaceutical Associations

Email: kjones@mcleodhealth.org



KELLY W. JONES
KELLY W. JONES, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: MUSC AHEC Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Florence)
Director of Pharmacotheraty

Education
Medocal Univertiy of South Carolina, 1988, Doctor of Pharmacy
Medocal Univertiy of South Carolina, 1989, Fellowship in Family Medicine

Areas of Interest: Pharmacotherapy Evidence-based Medicine, Geriatrics, Medical Ethics

Hobbies and Interests: Family, songwriting and recording and spending time with his wife.



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