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Our Staff

Office Staff

Elizabeth Myers - Executive Director

Elizabeth Myers oversees the Center's operations, including program management, strategic development, community relations, event planning and fundraising. She works directly with the Board of Directors to provide direction and leadership toward the achievement of the Center's philosophy, mission, and annual goals.


Andrea May, MSN, FNP-C - Clinical Care Coordinator As clinical care coordinator, Andrea May oversees our patients' medical care, working with other medical sub-specialties, diagnostic imaging, and social services resources as needed. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialization in family primary care and is board certified as a family nurse practitioner.
Le'Keura Coker - Medical Assistant

Le'Keura Coker serves as medical assistant, triaging patients during clinic. She also manages our patient charts and coordiantes insurance and primary care referrals. She previously worked at Erlanger in pediatric urology and nephrology.


Sharita Raby - Medical Office Assistant

Sharita Raby oversees front office and administrative activities and handles patient registration during our weekly clinic. She holds a degree in Surgical Technology and has worked in the medical setting for six years.


Volunteer Physician Staff

Peter Boehm, MD - Neurosurgeon

Dr. Boehm has served as the Medical Director of the Boehm Birth Defects Center for over 30 years and currently serves as President. As a neurosurgeon with the Neurosurgical Group of Chattanooga, he specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and adult brain and spine surgery.


Timothy A. Strait, MD - Neurosurgeon

Dr. Strait is a neurosurgeon with the Neurosurgical Group of Chattanooga and serves as Co-Medical Director of the Boehm Birth Defects Center. With a focus on pediatric neurosurgey and adult brain and spine surgery, he holds teaching appointments with the UT Chattanooga Department of Surgery and the Craniofacial Foundation of America.


Peter E. Boehm, JR, MD - Neurosurgeon

Dr. Boehm, Jr. is also a neurosurgeon with the Neurosurgical Group of Chattanooga and recently joined the Center. He concentrates his practice on pediatric neurosurgery and adult brain and spine surgery.


Paul M. Zmaj, MD - Urologist

Dr. Paul Zmaj is specialized in pediatric urology, focusing on surgery of the kidneys, urinary tract, and genitals, including surgery to relieve kidney blockages and correct urinary reflux and genital defects.  He is a physician with Academic Urologist at Erlanger Hospital.

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