Primary Care Providers

Thevy S. Chai, MD

She / her / hers
Clinical and Administrative Lead Physician
  • Professional/Educational Background: Bachelors and Medical Degree, UNC
  • Originally from/hometown: Born in Laos and raised in Raleigh, NC
  • Joined Campus Health: January 2007
  • Special Professional Interests: Student health, infection control, occupational health, service, and quality improvement

Deborah Cole, FNP

  • Professional/Educational Background: B.S.N., UNC; Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, UNC
  • Originally from/hometown: Robersonville, NC
  • Joined Campus Health: 1974 as a staff nurse, returned to school, then joined as a Family Nurse Practitioner since September 1979.

Caitlin Heredia, PA

  • Professional/Educational Background: Bachelors and PA, Gardner-Webb University. She has worked in primary care for the past 4.5 years.
  • Originally from/hometown: Wilmington, NC
  • Family:  Caitlin has a husband and a three year old son.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Browsing farmer’s markets, flower arranging and growing flowers, exploring with her husband and son in their new town.
  • Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work?: “My parents instilled a strong work ethic from a young age and a few of my PA school professors and preceptors exemplified dedication and compassionate care of patients.”
  • What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of?: “I am most proud of the day to day successes I was able to help my patients achieve through educating and empowering them.”
  • Joined Campus Health: April 2021

Sonia Hussain, PA

She/her/hers
Physician Associate
  • Professional/Educational Background: B.A. in Pre-Medicine Studies, Hunter College; B.S. in Medicine as a Certified Physician Associate/Advance Practice Provider, Touro College of Health Sciences in NY. Sonia’s been a Primary Care Provider since 2001.
  • Originally from/hometown: Queens, NY
  • Hobbies/Sports: "Spending time with family, cooking with my husband, and reviving the playful child in me who once got lost, in the midst of adult responsibilities."
  • Joined Campus Health: 2009

Chelsea Wendle, PA

Physician Associate
  • Professional/Educational Background: Bachelors, NC State University; PA, Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Chelsea worked as an OB-Gyn PA in an outpatient clinic right out of school. 
  • Originally from/hometown: Erie, PA
  • Family:  Her parents live in Raleigh and she has a sister in Morrisville.
  • Hobbies/Sports: She likes hiking, tennis and running.
  • Pets: Chelsea has one dog, Gia, a German shepherd mix.
  • Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work?: Her mom always emphasized having a strong work ethic and being 100% present in all that she does. 
  • What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of?: Chelsea was a preceptor for George Washington University PA students as a new graduate herself, and helped them build confidence in their women’s health clinical skills.
  • Joined Campus Health: October 2020

Rattiya Amy Wongsarnpigoon, ANP-BC

  • Professional/Educational Background: B.S.N., UNC; M.S.N.-ANP, UNC. She also worked at the NC State Student Health Center where she was very involved with quality improvement
  • Originally from/hometown: High Point, NC
  • Hobbies/Sports: Amy enjoys traveling, including international travel. "I consider myself a Foodie and like to travel to eat good food". 
  • Joined Campus Health: February 2015

Victoria Creech, PA

  • Professional/Educational Background: Primary care, urgent care and occupational health
  • Originally from/hometown: Smithfield, NC
  • Family: "My husband, who also went to UNC for undergrad. We live in Raleigh"
  • Hobbies/Sports: Cycling, running, traveling, cooking
  • Joined Campus Health: January 2023

Catherine Walsh, MD

She/her/hers
Primary Care Physician
  • Professional and Educational Background: Undergrad and graduate school Virginia Tech. Medical school at The University of Kentucky. Internal medicine residency at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC.
  • Originally from: Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Family: Husband and 3 children
  • Hobbies/Sports: Cooking, eating, running, reading, traveling, exploring new places, gardening and being outside.
  • Pets: 2 cats – We have a dog named Rockette and a cat named McFluffins.
  • Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach his work? My parents. They taught me to be patient, persistent and to look for the good in everyone.
  • What's one thing most people don't know about you? My husband and I were Peace Corps volunteers in Tanzania, East Africa.

Taylor Medeiros, PA

She/her/hers
Physician Assistant
  • Professional and Educational Background: I attended Lincoln Memorial University for PA School in Harrogate, TN. I obtained my B.S.in Biology from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.
  • Originally from: Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Skiing, yoga, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends.
  • Pets: I live in Durham with my cat Noche.
  • What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? I worked in obstetrics clinical research at Magee-Women’s Research Institute before attending PA School.
  • Email: [email protected]

Jessica Cody, MD

She/her/hers
Primary Care Physician
  • Professional and Educational Background: UNC for undergraduate & med school. Residency in Portland, Oregon.
  • Originally from: Burlington, NC.
  • Family: Husband - Aaron, Son - Leland (3), and Daughter – Margaret (11 months).
  • Hobbies/Sports: Hiking, baking, and singing.
  • What's one thing most people don't know about you? I have 5 siblings.

Shanti Priya Eranti, MD

She/her/hers
  • Professional and Educational Background: MBBS in Siddhartha Medical College Vijayawada, Residency in Wyoming Valley Healthcare System.
  • Originally from: India, Hyderabad
  • Family: Husband, one daughter and one son.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Gardening, music, and travel with family.
  • Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach his work? My father has been my support and inspiration to pursue my passion, and my husband, who supported all my journey in the USA.
  • What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? Making a difference in my patients’ life, being their healthcare advocate gives me pride in my profession.
  • What's one thing most people don't know about you? Learning or doing something new on a daily basis keeps me excited.

Kathryn Watson

She/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner
  • Professional and Educational Background: Attended UNC for undergraduate, Nursing and MSN, currently attend UNCW to pursue my Doctor of Nursing Practice. I have worked with UNC Health in the Emergency Department for most of my nursing career and currently work with UNC at the Wake County Health Dept in HIV Primary Care.
  • Originally from: Winston-Salem, NC, but have lived most of my life in Chapel Hill.
  • Family: My husband, Chad, daughter Tanner, and 2 sons, McCabe, and Wade.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Love sports - watching UNC lacrosse & field hockey are favorites as our son plays lacrosse at UNC. I also enjoy gardening, running, and going to the beach.
  • Pets: Bear – our 7-year-old black lab.
  • Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach his work? I work with an amazing team and have learned from excellent clinicians, who have been incredible mentors.
  • What's one thing most people don't know about you? I love hot yoga.

Nicole Spencer

She/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner
  • Professional and Educational Background: DNP – University of North Carolina Wilmington, MSN – Adult Gerontology Primary Care UNC Chapel Hill, Post Master’s FNP – University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • Originally from: Wadesboro, NC and live in Hillsborough, NC.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Travel, gym, and coach-group fitness class
  • Pets: 2 dogs, Daisy & Tino
  • Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach his work? I strive to be impactful and make a difference every day.
  • What's one thing most people don't know about you? Most people don’t know that I’m a fraternal twin.

Eva Shaw, MD MPH

Primary Care Physician
  •  Joined Campus Health: July 2023
  •  Originally from: I grew up in Knightstown, Indiana but moved to Greensboro, NC at 18 yo where I have lived other than during my years in medical school (Chapel Hill, NC) and residency (Asheville, NC). 
  •  Educational background: Guilford College in Greensboro, NC for BS in Biology and Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill SOM for dual MD/MPH, and MAHEC Family Medicine Residency in Asheville, NC
  •  Professional experiences: Eva has worked as a Family Medicine Physician at HealthServe under Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine, a Family Medicine Physician at Urgent Medical and Family Care/Primary Care at Pomona under Cone Health Medical Group, a Family Medicine Physician at Kalos Comprehensive Care, and has been an active full member of World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) since 2019.
  •  Special areas of professional interest: Gender-Affirming Medical Care, Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy
  •  Hobbies/sports/interesting facts: Come see me for a primary care office visit and maybe you'll find out! 

Odinaka Idada

Physician Assistant
  • Preferred Name:  Didi
  • Professional and Educational Background: Graduated from ECU in 2011 and graduated from Duke University in 2014.  The majority of my career has been in Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care.
  • Family: My family is originally from Nigeria, West Africa.  I’m first generation American.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Reading, Traveling and Crime TV.
  • What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?  My full name is Odinaka Chukwu Gabriella Imuntiya Dumebi Idada
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