Andrew (Will) Dixon, MD

Associate Program Director for National Family Medicine Residency (NFMR) in DC
Residency: United Family Medicine, Saint Paul, MN
Medical School: Georgetown University

Dr. Dixon is a board-certified family medicine physician. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency at United Family Medicine in Saint Paul, MN. He was a National Health Service Corps Scholar. He served as Regional Director of Medical Education for the DC campus of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona. Currently, he runs a weekly clinic for people experiencing homelessness at a local soup kitchen, manages the residency Point of Care Ultrasound curriculum, is a member of the Centering Pregnancy Steering Committee, and is one of the residency's Procedure Clinic preceptors.

Interests include: prenatal care, evidence-based medicine, fermentation, hiking, fly-fishing


Darlene Lawrence, MD, FAAFP


Core Faculty, Site Lead for Parkside Health Center, We Can! Lead at Parkside Health Center, Balint Resident Group Leader, Resident Advising Curriculum Lead
Residency: Georgetown University Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Dr. Lawrence is a board-certified family physician, Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and core faculty in the National Family Medicine Residency at the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education in Washington, DC.  Dr. Lawrence provided full service Family Medicine, including obstetrics for more than twenty-five  years.  She now teaches family medicine residents and upper level medical students at Parkside Health Center.  Dr. Lawrence is a member of the AAFP Commission on the Health of the Public and Science, a liaison to the ACOG Committee on Adolescent Health, and a member of the Department of Health and Human Services’ SAMHSA Workgroup on Prevention, Screening, and Treatment of Adolescent Suicide. 

Interests include:  When not supporting her children at DC Youth Orchestra, Cecchetti Ballet, Lacrosse, Volleyball, TaeKwondo, or Scouts, you will find Dr. Lawrence cooking or crafting for some special event on the horizon.


Taisei Susuki

Taisei Suzuki, DO, MIPH

Core Faculty, OMM Curriculum Director
Residency: The Wright Center for GME - Unity Health Care and El Rio Sites
Medical School: A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Suzuki, born and raised in Japan, came to the United States when he was 15 as an international high school student. He studied Biology at the University of Portland in Oregon, then received his Masters Degree in International Public Health at the University of Sydney in Australia. He then worked as a humanitarian aid worker for about 8 years with non-governmental organizations and the United Nations, stationed in various developing countries including Liberia, Sudan and Zimbabwe. Following his passion to become an osteopathic physician, he attended AT Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2015. He completed his family medicine residency program with the Wright Center for GME’s National Family Medicine Residency Program in 2018, trainings at FQHCs in both Washington DC and Tucson AZ, where he was Chief Resident. He is board-certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is a Core Faculty Member for the Wright Center National Family Medicine Residency Program at Unity Health Care and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona at Unity. He precepts the resident OMT clinic. He provides comprehensive osteopathic medical care to his patients at Parkside Health Center in Ward 7 as well as at the DC Department of Corrections.

Interests include: Osteopathic manipulative medicine, correctional medicine, international public health

Anam Whyne

Anam Whyne, DO

Core Faculty, Assistant Medical Director at Parkside Health Center, Family Planning Champion, Quality Improvement Coach at Parkside ClinicResidency: The Wright Center for GME - Unity Health CareMedical School: UNTHSC - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Whyne was born in Lahore, Pakistan, and raised in Dallas, Texas. She studied neuroscience at Baylor University and then went to medical school in Fort Worth, Texas. She got involved in women’s reproductive health care and advocacy in medical school, which lead her to find a perfect match in our residency program here at Unity Health Care in Washington, DC. She completed the GW Residency Fellowship in Health Policy during her second year and spent time advocating for family medicine and teaching health centers on The Hill. During residency, she also focused her training on family planning and abortion care. Dr. Whyne is board-certified in both ABFM and ABOFP. She practices osteopathic manipulation and precepts the resident OMT and continuity clinics at Parkside.

Interests include: Reproductive health care, advocacy, adolescent medicine, traveling, baseball, basketball, and ice hockey. 


Eleni O'Donovan, MD, SM

Director of Education, Medical Director DC Dept. of Corrections
Residency: BUSM/BMC Department of Family Medicine Residency Program, Boston, MA
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Dr. O'Donovan is a board-certified family physician who serves as Director of Education and Director of Correctional Medicine at the DC Department of Corrections, where Unity provides health care services. Dr. O'Donovan received her Master of Science in Maternal and Child Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2000. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2005 and completed her Family Medicine residency training at the Boston Medical Center Department of Family Medicine Residency Program in 2008. She joined Unity Health Care as a National Health Service Corps Scholar in 2008 and started their Teaching Health Center residency program in 2013. She lives in Washington, DC with her four children, husband, and rescue dog.

Interests include: maternal and child health, correctional medicine, and leveraging community-based medical education to improve health equity at the local and national levels.


Angelique Lynch-Jiles

Angelique C. Lynch-Jiles, MD, MPH


Core Faculty, Maternal-Child Health Curriculum Director; FM-OB Lead, Dept of Family Medicine-Obstetrics; Team Lead, East of the River Health CenterResidency: University of Virginia Family Medicine Residency Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Dr. Lynch-Jiles is a board-certified family physician, with a passion for Maternal-Child Health. She was born and raised in Washington, DC, and received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 2006. She spent the next 5 years pursuing her non-medical passions, first serving as a lead singer with a Christian touring band, and then working as a math and reading tutor at a local elementary school.  She matriculated into Howard University College of Medicine, where she received her medical degree in 2015. She then obtained a Master of Public Health degree, with a concentration in Community Health and Health Behavior, from the University at Buffalo in 2016. In 2019, she completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Virginia.


That same year, she joined Unity Heath Care, where she has been practicing full-spectrum Family Medicine, with a concentration in Obstetrics and Pediatrics, ever since. Dr. Lynch-Jiles currently serves as Physician Lead for the Department of Family Medicine-Obstetrics and Team Lead for her Family Medicine clinical care team at Unity. In 2022, she joined Core Faculty for the Wright Center National Family Medicine Residency Program, as the Maternal-Child Health Curriculum Director. In this role, she precepts Parkside resident clinic, delivers monthly didactics on OB and Pediatric topics, manages resident involvement in the Centering Pregnancy national group prenatal care program, coordinates resident continuity delivery, prenatal care, and GYN procedural training, and organizes the GYN rotation. 

Interests include: maternal and child health, women’s health, teaching, medical missions; singing, traveling, action movies, going on walks with husband and son