Appointments: (281) 342-9500
Ivan Mefford received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with honors at Kentucky State University. He earned his PhD with honors in analytical chemistry from the University of Kansas. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Duke University. He completed his residency in Family Practice with the UT-Memorial Family Practice Residency Memorial Hospital Southwest. In addition to academic appointments as a chemistry professor Dr. Mefford was a visiting scientist to the Department of Histology, Karlolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Mefford served as Chief of the Medical Staff at Oak Bend Medical Center in 2004. He is married and has four children and three grandchildren. He enjoys basketball, making cheese and gardening.
In September of 2012, Dr. Mefford joined the MDVIP program - where personalization and wellness are always at the center of your care. MDVIP focuses on prevention and comprehensive care.
Dr. Rosalinda (Rosie) Morales received her nurse practitioner training and doctorate from the University Of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 1996 and 2007 respectively. Most recently she was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Houston College of Nursing and now has returned to resume her passion for clinical practice. She worked for over 10 years as a Family Nurse Practitioner at UTMB and at the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Houston, where she practiced at the Katy VA Primary Care Clinic in Katy, TX.
Dr. Morales has been recognized as an outstanding community advocate and public figure in Galveston County and City of Santa Fe and where she served as a City Councilwoman for 3 terms. She is a past state President of the Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP) organization, a Regional Board Director in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and has been a Fellow of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) since 2009. In 2011,Texas Nurse Practitioners selected her as the 2011 TNP Nurse Practitioner of the Year.
Dr. Morales is married and has 3 sons and 4 grand daughters. She loves spending time with her family and is an avid reader of mystery and forensic novels.
Rebekah Van Someren is a board certified Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She was born and raised in Richmond, and is proud to raise her own children here as well. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 2009. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in intensive care units and perioperative settings. In 2017, she received her Master of Science as an Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Upon graduation, she was awarded the UT Health Faculty Award of Excellence for scholastic performance, leadership abilities, and commitment to the profession of nursing. She then chose to complete a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency at the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Houston in 2019.
Rebekah Van Someren is married and has three children. She enjoys reading, running, spending time with her friends and family, and being outdoors.
Cindy Burris has worked for Ivan N. Mefford since 1998. She has worked in many nursing arenas since graduating from Nursing School in Pennsylvania in 1975. Her Nursing Career included working Surgical and Cardiovascular Intensive Care Settings, Physician Assistant to the Chief of Surgery at Methodist Hospital, Gastroenterology and Cardiology Office Nurse, Private Duty Nursing, and Home Health Nursing. She has also been the Study Coordinator for numerous Pharmaceutical Studies conducted at FBPC with Dr. Mefford as the Principal Investigator.
Cindy has lived in the Richmond area since 1977, has 4 children and 10 grandchildren. She enjoys reading, running and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
PLEASE NOTE: Ms. Liz Prather retired 10/31/19
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