Dr. Schnyder was born and raised in the neighboring state of Georgia. He attended Mercer University in Macon, Ga where he received his undergraduate degree. Upon graduation, Dr. Schnyder continued his medical training at Medical College of Georgia and completed a residency at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, GA.
Dr. Schnyder served in the United States Airforce as a Flight Surgeon and Chief of Aviation Medicine. During his time in the Airforce, Dr. Schnyder served numerous tours of duty in the Middle East, Italy and serval locations within the United States.
Outside of work, Dr. Schnyder enjoys spending time with his wife, Rayne and children Emma and Sam. The family enjoys outdoor sports such as hiking, camping and exploring new places.
Elisabeth Murphy received her family nurse practitioner certificate from the Mountain Area Health Education Center here in Asheville and her master’s degree at Duke University with a concentration in geriatrics. She has worked in a number of different areas including public health, women’s health, primary care and, for a number of years, provided geriatric consults for hospitalized elders at Mission Hospital.
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Christy was born and raised in the neighboring town of Brevard, NC. She completed her Diploma in Nursing at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital and went on to obtain her Bachelors and Master’s degrees ‘s in the Science of Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from Western Carolina University. Additionally, Christy holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Gardner Webb University.
Christy has over 20 years of experience working in family practice, public health and gerontology. She has a special interest in Women’s Health and the treatment of Endocrine disorders.
Randy is a native Georgian, though has spent the majority of his life traveling with his wife from base-to-base in the United States Air Force. His initial training as a Physician Assistant was performed at the Medical College of Georgia, followed by a Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, finishing his fellowship in 1980.
However, on a five-dollar wager challenged by another staff member in New York, Randy joined the Air Force. He spent 30 years as an active duty officer, retiring as a full Colonel. During his time, Colonel Dobbins served as a commander of two squadrons, and two medical groups. . Randy was awarded the military Legion of Merit, as well as the Bronze Star Medal in combat.
Married for 35+ years to his extremely patient wife, he is the proud father of two girls...Ashley, an Air Force fighter pilot, and Erin, an accomplished artist. He is also elated to be the doting grandfather of Ashley's toddler, Ellie. Randy's passions include fly fishing, hunting, camping, amateur radio, and like his fellow Family Care medical staff members, his patients.