USA Department of Family Medicine Faculty

Academic Faculty

R. Allen Perkins, M.D.

R. Allen Perkins, M.D.

Professor, Department Chair

Dr. Perkins was our Program Director from summer 1999 to summer of 2010 and he has served as the department chair since 2005. His clinical practice incorporates the full spectrum of Family Medicine. He teaches several of the procedural components within our Family Medicine Department including obstetrical ultrasound. His academic interests are focused on improving care delivery to underserved populations and care of patients with chronic diseases.

Dr. Perkins enjoys scuba diving, running, and spending time at the beach with his family.

See Dr. Perkins' blog.

 

Ehab Molokhia, M.D.

Ehab Molokhia, M.D.

Vice Chair and Program Director

Dr. Molokhia joined our faculty after completing his residency with USA Family Medicine. Dr. Molokhia’s hometown is Ann Arbor, MI. He did all of his undergraduate work, as well as earned his medical degree, from the University of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt. He is Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and is also the Residency Director. Dr. Molokhia and his wife, Doaa, are the proud parents of three children- a son and two daughters.

 

 

Ashleigh Butts-Wilkerson, M.D.

Ashleigh Butts-Wilkerson, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director

Dr. Butts-Wilkerson earned her medical degree from the USA College of Medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine at USA, where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Butts-Wilkerson is a member of the American Medical Association. In her spare time, she volunteers with Oak Park Church of God Youth and the Washington County Junior Livestock Association.

Dr. Butts-Wilkerson, her husband, Jeremy share their lives with a beautiful young daughter and handsome baby son. 

 

Casey L. Daniel, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Casey L. Daniel, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor and Division of Cancer Control and Prevention at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

Dr. Casey Daniel works on strategies to prevent and control cancer. She is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, with a master's degree in public health and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Daniel completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her research focuses on cancer prevention, early detection and survivorship with emphases on pediatric, colorectal and skin cancers.

 

Rebecca Sollie, M.D.

Rebecca Sollie, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sollie is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL and completed her residency in 2018 at the University of South Alabama Residency Program.  Dr. Sollie joined our faculty as an assistant professor following the completion of her residency.  She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.  She has a strong interest in family, maternal, and child care beginning before conception.

  

Marirose Trimmier, M.D.

Marirose Trimmier, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Marirose C. Trimmier, MD is a graduate of the University of South Alabama Medical School and Residency Program. After completely residency in 2001, she moved to Georgia for 3 years before moving back to her home state of Alabama. After several years in private practice she has recently returned to the University of South Alabama as Assistant Professor. 

Dr. Trimmier enjoys reading, dancing and cycling.

 

 

Jenna Pfleeger, M.D.

Jenna Pfleeger, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Pfleeger earned her medical degree at University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed residency at University of South Alabama Family Medicine where she also served as chief resident during her final year at which time she also completed a fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Pfleeger joined our faculty as an assistant professor and has a strong interest in undergraduate medical education and serves as the assistant clerkship director to our medical students.

Dr. Pfleeger is dedicated to serving all members of the community and is listed under Rainbow Mobile as an affirming provider. She is also a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

Dr. Pfleeger enjoys fishing, hiking, and sailing with her son and fiancé.

 

Sean Smithgall, PharmD

Grayson Saville, M.D.

Assistant Professor 

Dr. Saville was born in Dothan, but Eufaula is home. Dr. Saville graduated from the University of Alabama before coming to Mobile to attend medical school at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Saville and his wife, Kate, have their hands full with four boys and a baby girl on the way.

 

Nicole Slater, PharmD

Nicole Slater, PharmD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

Dr. Slater joins us courtesy of Auburn University, Harrison School of Pharmacy.

She graduated from the Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy in Winchester Virginia. She then completed a PGY-1 Ambulatory Care Residency at Amherst Family Practice in Winchester Virginia and an Academic Fellowship at Shenandoah University. Her interests include chronic disease state management, specifically diabetes, anticoagulation, obesity, and polypharmacy.

 

Sean Smithgall, PharmD

Sean Smithgall, PharmD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

Dr. Smithgall graduated from East Tennessee State University, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy in 2014 with his PharmD degree. He completed a PGY1 in Pharmacotherapy at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. He then return to ETSU in order to complete a PGY2 in Ambulatory Care with a focus in transitions of care. After the completion of his PGY2, he accepted a position with Auburn University, Harrison School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Clinical Professor. His practice site is a hybrid inpatient, outpatient model with the University of South Alabama Family Medicine Department where he primarily focuses on improving transitions of care. Other interests of Dr. Smithgall include research into personality traits and characteristics of success of learners in different healthcare professions.