Elizabeth Moore, M.D., FACOG
With the retirement of her father, Dr. Elizabeth has found herself the senior partner of Women’s Medical Center and is shocked by how the years since joining the practice in 1997 have flown by. She received her BA from Oberlin College where she met her husband Leonard Presberg. They then moved to Philadelphia where she graduated first in her class from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. They then headed south to Richmond VA where she completed her Residency from MCV/VCU in 1997, at which point she moved home to GA to join WMC. She has been a member of the Piedmont Fayette medical staff since the hospital opened, and has served as both the Chief of OB and Gyn, and is currently the Chair of the OB Gyn Department. Her 3 children are growing up fast, and now that she actually has some free time she enjoys cooking, biking, and hiking up in the north GA mountains whenever she gets a chance.
Patricia Moore, M.D., FACOG
Dr. Patricia Moore joined the practice in 2005. She did her undergraduate and medical training at Yale University. She then did her residency training at Johns Hopkins University where she served as Administrative Chief Resident her final year. After residency she decided it was time to move back home to be near family. She is married with two children. For fun she enjoys anything outdoors, but especially running, cycling, and swimming.
Ticaria Lipsey, M.D., FACOG
Dr. Ticaria L. Lipsey – a native of Flint, MI – is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Howard University. She completed medical school at Wayne State University and her residency training at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she served as a clinical Assistant Professor before joining Women’s Medical Center. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband Kevin and spending time with their family and friends.
Heather Cantrell, C.N.M., Office Manager
Heather Cantrell joined our practice from LaGrange, Georgia. She is a cum laude graduate from Emory University where she received both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Nursing. She began her nursing career in Labor and Delivery earning her certification in Inpatient Obstetrical Nursing. She then joined Women’s Medical Center in 2003. Heather has the distinction of being the first Certified Nurse Midwife to deliver at baby at Piedmont Fayette Hospital back in 2007. In addition to practicing as the senior midwife, she recently began to serve as Office Manager here at Women’s Medical Center. In her free time, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and their children.
Lynn M. Stock, W.H.N.P., C.N.M.
Lynn joined Women’s Medical Center in 2014. She relocated from upstate New York where she worked first as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and then as a Certified Nurse Practitioner for a practice near Buffalo, New York. Lynn has been a nurse since 1978 working in all areas of maternity care. She graduated magna cum laude with a Master’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1994. She received her certificate in Midwifery in 1999 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Lynn enjoys spending time with her husband and four beautiful grandchildren in her spare time.
Christie Halter, C.N.M.
Christie Halter joined the practice in 2016. She has extensive experience in caring for women in all backgrounds and health conditions. She graduated as a Fuld Fellowship recipient from Emory University School of Nursing in with both her BSN and MSN degrees. Prior to starting nursing school, she obtained a MS degree in Infectious Disease from the University of Georgia. She has also served as a research coordinator at Emory University and as a volunteer in Ethiopia with the US Peace Corps. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their puppy, gardening, practicing yoga, or playing the banjo.
Dawn Coffman, PA-C
Dawn Coffman is a certified physician assistant who joined our practice in 2009. She graduated from Asbury University with a degree in biology and completed her PA training at Medical College of Georgia in 1993. She has extensive experience in the practice of OB-GYN and particularly enjoys caring for adolescents and the aging GYN patient. She stays busy out of the office taking care of her husband and their five children. She enjoys cooking and reading and is an avid walker.
Yakirah Lee, C.N.M.
Yakirah Lee joined the practice in 2017. She graduated with her Associates Degree in Nursing with Honors in 2010. After working as a Labor and Delivery nurse for several years, she decided to return to midwifery school. She graduated from Frontier Nursing University with a Masters degree in Nurse Midwifery. When she is not spending time with her husband and three children, she enjoys reading, traveling, and creative writing.
Colby Fowler, C.N.M.
Colby joined the practice in 2017. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion from the College of Public Health. She then attended Emory University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, followed by a Master’s in Nursing specializing in Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health. Colby is passionate about global maternal health and has been part of several mission trips abroad. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling to new places, and cheering on her Dawgs.
Katie Edelstein, C.N.M.
Katie Edelstein joined our practice in 2010. She graduated from Emory University where she received her Masters of Nursing. She also attended Johns Hopkins University for Nursing and the University of San Diego for Sociology. Before beginning her nursing career, she served for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay. She speaks proficient Spanish and loves having conversations in Spanish. Some of her other passions include dancing, running, volunteering at church, and traveling the world whenever possible. She and her husband live in Atlanta with their son and two dogs.