Medical Staff 2017-11-22T10:04:14+00:00

Medical Staff

Rose Brownridge, M.D.
Rose Brownridge, M.D.Physician
Dr. Rose Brownridge is a graduate of DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, Class of June 1978.
She obtained her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She completed a residency program in Internal Medicine at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Denver Colorado.

In April, 2009, Dr. Brownridge joined the medical staff at A. P. Beutel Health Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. She enjoys her family and travel.

Hector Chapa, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Hector Chapa, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.Physician
Dr. Hector Chapa is a nationally (USA) and internationally recognized speaker and published author for advancement of women’s health care.

He is a Board Certified ObGyn and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan-College Station, Texas and as Assistant Clerkship Director for ObGyn for the College of Medicine. He has also been involved in minimally invasive gynecological research. He is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School with specialty training at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He is a published author on in office gynecologic surgery and was part of the FDA post approval study for the Essure 305 system. In 2013-2014, Dr. Chapa was a clinical trial investigator for the Essure 505 investigational device.

Dr. Chapa serves as a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Surgical Case Reports. Additionally, he is a medical consultant to Ethicon, Bayer Healthcare, Smith&Nephew, Inc., and Cooper Surgical. Dr. Chapa has authored the professional education content for obstetricians and gynecologists for these medical corporations.

Dr. Chapa has been an invited faculty member in South Africa, Israel, the European Union, The Netherlands, Norway and Canada due to his unique lecture style and passion for evidence based learning.

Megan Cullers, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Megan Cullers, MSN, APRN, FNP-BCNurse Practitioner
Megan Cullers received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.
After that, she moved to Nashville, TN where she worked in a cardiac unit for 3 years as a RN. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Belmont University in Nashville, TN and joined the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2017.

She grew up on her family’s Brahman cattle ranch in Texas and still enjoys giving back to the agricultural community, traveling, and cheering on her new favorite SEC team-Texas A&M!

Martha Dannenbaum, M.D.
Martha Dannenbaum, M.D.Physician, Director of Student Health Services
AggieAllyLogo_Color-smallDr. Martha Dannenbaum is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Class of 1983. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio.
She completed a residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and then entered private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma for 15 years.

In July 2006, Dr. Dannenbaum joined the medical staff at the A. P. Beutel Health Center and then became Director for Student Health Services in September 2008. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to her administrative duties, she continues to provide office-based gynecologic care for the students at Texas A&M.

She is married to Joe Dannenbaum, also class of ’83. They have two children, both Texas A&M graduates from the classes of ’07 and ’09. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, sewing and spending time with her four grandchildren and three dogs. Her favorite Aggie traditions are “Howdy” and Muster. She feels most connected to the Aggie Core Value of Selfless Service.

Patrick Dwyer, M.D.
Patrick Dwyer, M.D.Physician
Dr. Patrick Dwyer received his bachelor’s degree from Texas State University in 1971 and his medical degree from Autonomous University of Mexico in 1975.
He completed a residency in Family Practice at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and is board certified in Family Practice.

Before arriving at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2008, Dr. Dwyer served 17 years in private practice and 15 years in the Harris County Hospital District clinic system through Baylor College of Medicine. Although Dr. Dwyer spent some time as a student at the University of Texas, he considers Texas A&M to be “home” and enjoys working with members of the Corps of Cadets.

Dena George, M.D.
Dena George, M.D.Physician
Dr. Dena George graduated from medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
She completed her residency at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. Dr. George is board certified in Family Medicine and is fellowship trained in Hospital Medicine.

Dr. George joined the staff at Student Health Services in 2016. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, mountain biking, and cooking.

Pam Golub, APRN, WHNP-BC
Pam Golub, APRN, WHNP-BCNurse Practitioner
AggieAllyLogo_Color-smallPam Golub received a bachelors degree in nursing from Texas Women’s University and later completed the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
Ms. Golub has practiced nursing for over 30 years, of which more than 20 years are as a nurse practitioner.

Ms. Golub has always had a special interest in women’s health. She came to the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2009 in the Women’s Clinic. Ms. Golub enjoys working with college women as she feels it is a great time for them to learn what is healthy and the truths about being a woman. Her goal is to keep them healthy so that they can do well at Texas A&M.

Aggieland has always held a special place in Ms. Golub’s heart. She came to Texas A&M as one of the “girls on the trains” that the yell leaders talk about coming to College Station. Ms. Golub did some post graduate work at Texas A&M, met her husband and has raised an Aggie family. Her son is a former proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band class of ’06.

Maggie Gomez, PA-C
Maggie Gomez, PA-CPhysician Assistant
Maggie Gomez received her Bachelors of Science in Allied Health from Texas A&M University in 2012, and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2014.

Prior to joining the staff at A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2017, she specialized in adult gastroenterology in Houston, Texas.

Maggie enjoys photography, hand lettering, and traveling. She loves being a part of the Bryan/College Station and Texas A&M community. She enjoyed her time at Texas A&M and wants to make sure that students are healthy so they can excel during their time at Texas A&M.

Garry Gore, M.D.
Garry Gore, M.D.Physician
Dr. Garry Gore graduated from Texas A&M University in 1984 with a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture and later attended the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine graduating with honors in 1996.
He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and has practiced in Bryan-College Station since 1999. Dr. Gore joined Student Health Services in 2016 and is the Medical Director for TAMU EMS. He also served as an assistant clinical professor for the TAMHSC College of Medicine, Director for the Leadership in Medicine program, and as a Medical Ethics course coordinator.

Dr. Gore is married with two Aggie daughters, classes of ’17 and ’19, and is excited to be back on campus and serving Aggie students.

Kenneth Hackney, M.D.
Kenneth Hackney, M.D.Physician
Dr. Kenneth Hackney graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in 1970 and later from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1974.
He completed an internship in Straight Medicine at Scott & White Hospital before specializing in Emergency Medicine and working in Urgent Care for the next 30 years. Dr. Hackney came to Student Health Services in 2005.

While practicing medicine, Dr. Hackney also served as faculty for the TAMU College of Medicine for 15 years and was Director of the poison control program for Scott & White for four years. He was chairman of the Scott and White Department of Emergency Medicine for eight years.

Although Dr. Hackney did not attend Texas A&M, his ties to Aggieland run deep as his grandfather was class of 1903 and his father taught here. His other interests include movies, music and computers.

Sara Hoyle, PA-C
Sara Hoyle, PA-CPhysician Assistant
Sara Hoyle received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at Mississippi State University in 2009, and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2015.
Before joining the staff at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2017, Sara worked in a rural family medicine clinic in Carbondale, Illinois.

For fun, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and family, trying out new foods, hiking, and reading.  She is excited to be part of the Texas A&M community and looks forward to learning more about Texas and the Aggie culture.

Claire Kolb, PA-C
Claire Kolb, PA-CPhysician Assistant
Claire Kolb received her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from Baylor University in 2007, and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Baylor College of Medicine in 2010.

Claire started her career in Oncology Medicine at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston before transitioning to primary care practice. She has spent the last four years working in a family practice clinic serving refugees in the Houston Metropolitan area.

Claire is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, and returns whenever possible to enjoy the wild life reserves, family, and friends. Claire’s hobbies include traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. She is enjoying living in College Station, and is very honored to be a part of the Aggie family!

Reagan Larsen, M.D.
Reagan Larsen, M.D.Physician
Dr. Reagan Larsen received her B.S. degree in Biology in 2002 from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.
She attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and her medical degree was conferred in 2007. Dr. Larsen completed a residency in Pediatrics at Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Larsen is board certified in Pediatrics.

Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Larsen joined a private practice pediatrics group in Harker Heights, Texas, where she worked for approximately three years. After moving to College Station in 2013, she joined the staff of A.P. Beutel Student Health Center in 2015.

Dr. Larsen loves living in the Brazos Valley and has embraced the wonderful history, tradition and spirit of Texas A&M University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, travelling and reading.

Deborah Motley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Deborah Motley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BCNurse Practitioner
Deborah Motley received an Associate’s Degree in Medical Technology from Tyler Junior College in 1976 and worked as a medical laboratory technician for 12 years.
She later made a career change after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1990. After working as an RN in acute care, and then psychiatry, she received a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1996. Ms. Motley has been a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 1996, working mainly in primary care, with four years combined experience in neurology/neurosurgery. She joined the staff in the A.P. Beutel Health Center Medical Clinic in 2013.

Ms. Motley has two sons, both of whom are A&M graduates, classes of ’02 and ’08. She has several hobbies including collecting antiques, but mainly enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

Kimberly Patton, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Kimberly Patton, MSN, APRN, FNP-CNurse Practitioner
Kimberly Patton received her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.

She then worked as an emergency room and hospice nurse before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013. She completed her Master of Science in nursing degree at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. As a nurse practitioner, she has worked both in an emergency room and primary care setting. She joined the staff at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2017.

Kimberly and her husband both grew up in the Central Texas area prior to moving to the Brazos Valley in 2017 from Kansas City, Missouri. She enjoys traveling, fishing and refinishing old furniture.

Gayle Ponder, M.D.
Gayle Ponder, M.D.Physician
Dr. Gayle Ponder received her bachelor’s degree from Erskine College and her medical degree from The Medical University of South Carolina.
She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, TX. Dr. Ponder is board certified in Family Medicine.

Before joining the staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2008, Dr. Ponder did inpatient and outpatient care for three years and was in private practice for five years. Dr. Ponder enjoys the full scope of Family Medicine, from treating routine illnesses or acute injuries to contraceptive counseling. She also serves on the Texas A&M Eating Disorders Interdisciplinary Team (EDIT) to help monitor students with eating disorders for medical complications.

Dr. Ponder is originally from South Carolina and is married with two children. She enjoys being involved in their school activities, Zumba and other fitness classes, as well as many outdoor activities. Dr. Ponder loves working at Student Health Services because she is able to interact with students and help them feel better as well as educate them about their health.

Adrienne Richey, PA-C
Adrienne Richey, PA-CPhysician Assistant
Adrienne Richey is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 2003, with a B.S. in Zoology. She completed her master’s degree in physician assistant studies at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 2006.

Adrienne has lived and worked in various cities since her career began. She started her career in outpatient medicine in Dallas before entering emergency medicine. She has nearly a decade of work experience at various emergency departments in San Antonio and Brazos County, including the College Station Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Regional Hospital. She most recently joined the staff at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2017. She particularly enjoys procedures and dermatology. She is excited to help the students of TAMU “stay well, and do well.”

Adrienne lives in College Station with her husband, children, and two dogs. She is blessed and proud to be a native Texan and Aggie. She and her family love to travel, learn about and experience new cultures, and hang out with family and friends.

Tiffany Skaggs, M.D.
Tiffany Skaggs, M.D.Physician
AggieAllyLogo_Color-smallDr. Tiffany Skaggs is a graduate of Texas A&M, Class of 1995. She obtained her medical degree from the Texas A&M College of Medicine.
She completed a residency program in Family Practice at the Texas A&M Scott and White Family Practice Residency in Temple, TX. Dr. Skaggs then worked in private practices in Texas, most recently in Wichita Falls, TX.

Dr. Skaggs is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Practice. She provides primary care for A&M students at the A.P. Beutel Health Center.

She is married to Rick Skaggs. They have 3 children. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, sewing, and gardening. Her favorite Aggie Tradition is the Big Event. She feels most connected to the Aggie Core Value of Respect.

Barbara Tyler, M.D., M.P.H.
Barbara Tyler, M.D., M.P.H.Physician
Dr. Barbara Tyler received her bachelors degree in Physics from Cornell University, her medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine, and her masters in public health from Texas A&M Health Science Center.
Her post-graduate medical education was in pediatrics at Scott & White in Temple. Dr. Tyler joined the medical staff at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 1985.

In addition to her clinical role at Student Health Services, Dr. Tyler has served as an assistant professor at the School of Public Health and the College of Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in College Station. She is also an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Blinn College.

William Vota, M.D.
William Vota, M.D.Physician
Dr. William Vota received his bachelors degree from the University of California Los Angeles in 1985 and his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 1993.
After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Dr. Vota served as the Grimes County Health Officer in Navasota, TX. He later worked in a private practice in Internal Medicine for six years. After practicing for eight years as an Emergency Room Physician, Dr. Vota joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2010.

When not serving the students of Texas A&M, Dr. Vota enjoys photography, cooking, tennis and computer programming.

Tiffany Wilson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Tiffany Wilson, MSN, APRN, FNP-CNurse Practitioner
AggieAllyLogo_Color-smallTiffany Wilson received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

She worked as an RN in acute care for three years before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and later joined the A. P. Beutel Health Center Women’s Clinic in 2016.

Tiffany grew up in the Houston area and moved to the Brazos Valley in 2015. She enjoys playing double bass, baking, and rooting for the Chicago Blackhawks. She and her husband spend most of their spare time tending to their small farm in Brenham.

Bo Xuan, M.D.
Bo Xuan, M.D.Physician
Dr. Bo Xuan obtained her M.D. and M.S. of pharmacology from Nanjing Medical University (NMU).
She joined the faculty at NMU before being recruited to the Institute of Ocular Pharmacology of Texas A&M University College of Medicine. She advanced to research assistant professor in 1999 and has served as an adjunct clinical assistant professor at TAMU HSC since 2007. She completed her family medicine residency program at Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine in 2006.

She joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2007. Dr. Bo is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.