Maria Epling, NP
Maria Epling is originally from Houston, TX. She came to Atlanta to attend Agnes Scott College where she obtained a BA in Classics. She then received her BSN from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing. She received a dual degree MSN/MPH from Emory University's Nell Hodgsen School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health with a focus on women's health and health policy. She has worked passionately in women's health, including advocating with legislative groups to promote more awareness about women's health.
Maria lives in Grant Park with her husband, son, and dog. She loves the outdoors, exercise, reading, and traveling.
Katisha Patterson, FNP-C
Katisha Patterson is a Family Nurse Practitioner, certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and licensed by the state of Georgia to provide family centered health care to patients of all ages. Although her specialty is in Family, Katisha has decided to branch off into the practice of women's health, where she is truly passionate. She received her Bachelors of Science from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia and her Masters from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga. She has a medical background of working in mental health, medical surgical and postpartum. Katisha is a proud Atlanta native who takes pride in being able to service people around the areas in which influenced her upbringing. She is truly passionate about being able to help women of all age's live healthier lives. She currently resides in Conyers, Ga. with her husband. Some of her hobbies include spending time with family, bowling, skydiving and many other activities. Not only does she enjoy helping others, but she finds it very important to enjoy and appreciate every aspect of life.
Kimberly Mathis has been committed to women and their health for many years. Kim graduated from Mercer University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her nursing experience came from Piedmont Hospital in Labor & Delivery/Antepartum, where she worked for over 10 years. She received a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Georgia State University, majoring in the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist program.
Kim enjoys helping women and girls of all ages address whatever gynecologic challenge they may be facing. Whether it is “the talk” before heading off to college, heavy or painful periods, difficulty getting pregnant, or pelvic floor weakness postpartum and beyond, Kim is an expert in women's issues. She values the opportunity that annual exams provide to follow women throughout their lives and to encourage healthy habits.
During her free time, she enjoys singing, travel, and spending time with her family. In her travels to Kenya, Moldova, Nicaragua, Vietnam, and Peru, Kim has participated in health care clinics for those in need. Kim's roots are in McDonough, where she currently resides with her husband David and daughter Harper.