Our Staff



  • Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Virginia and has lived in Beaumont, Texas for most of his life.
  • Personal: Married with six children.
  • Education: Graduated from Lamar University - Beaumont, Texas May 1974. Graduated from UTMB Galveston, Texas May 1978.
  • Residency: University of Texas. Houston, Texas 1978 - 1981.
  • Practice: Family practice in Beaumont, Texas since 1981.
  • Hospital Affiliation: Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas.
  • Affiliations: Jefferson County Medical Society, AMA, TMA and AAFP.

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Julie Cook, PA-C

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology - University Of Central Oklahoma.  Physician Associate Program - University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.
  • Licenses and Certifications: Physician Assistant Permit #PA04477, National Commission On Certification Of Physician Assistants, American Academy Of Physician Assistants.
  • Place Of Birth: Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Experience: 7+years Family Practice Medicine.
  • Honors & Awards: Top Graduate from College of Math and Science 2000. Top Graduating Biology Senior, Julian Rothbaum Achievement Award 2000.


Shelby Odell "Bud" Church PA-C

  • Education: Alderson-Broaddus College: graduated with Bachelors of Medical Science Alderson-Broaddus College, graduated Magna Cum Lauda, Physicians Assistant Program 1997.  University of Nebraska: Graduated with at Masters Degree in Advanced Physician Studies (Family Medicine) 1998
  • License & Certification: Received National Certification with the NCCPA in 1997, currently certified thru 2014.  Texas Physician Assistant License.
  • Place of Birth: Boone, North Carolina.
  • Personal: Married with 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
  • Experience: 10 plus years in Family Practice, 22 years Naval Medical.


Laura Moore NP-C

  • Education: UTMB: Masters of Science in Nursing 2011.  Lamar University: Bachelors of Science in Nursing 2008, Associate of Applied Science in Nursing 2005.
  • License & Certification: Texas State Board of Nursing Credentialed AANP
  • Place of Birth: Port Arthur, TX.
  • Personal: Married with 3 children.
  • Experience: 6 Years Nursing & Women’s Health.
  • Honors & Awards: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Faculty Women’s Scholarship for Graduate Students 2010. Powell Scholarship 2009.