Eve's: A New Beginning - Meet The Team
Eve's:  A New Beginning - Midwifery & Family Quality Healthcare
Our professional staff provides a full range of health care services to men, women, and children
 
Melan Smith-Francis, CNM, FNP 
 
Melan is a Certified Nurse-Midwife and delivers babies at Nashville General Hospital as well as the home setting. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University (Biology), Austin Peay State University (Nursing), Vanderbilt University (Midwifery) and Tennessee State University (Post Master’s Certificate- Family Nurse Practitioner). She started her nursing career 13 years ago at the Vanderbilt Emergency Department.  From that time, she has spent her career building upon her objectives toward her mission.  As an Assistant Professor of Nursing, she prepared baccalaureate of science nurses to be true nursing advocates for mothers and children.  She has served as a women’s health preceptor to advanced practice nursing students.  She has served as the Certified Nurse-Midwife representative for the Tennessee Department of Health.  She is also a member of the nursing honor society, Sigma Theta Tau as well as the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, American College of Nurse-Midwives and the Tennessee Nurses Association.  She has traveled to China to present her article on “Ultrasound Technology”, an article published to enhance nurses’ communication with clients in regard to ultrasound studies.  One of her missions is to decrease the cesarean rate as well as the preterm birth rate by empowering women and families to take hold of their health and nutrition.  The beginning of this vision will unfold here Eve's: A New Beginning. 
 
Tameika Bougard, MSN, FNP-C 
Tameika serves the Eve's community as a part-time practitioner.  She has a comprehensive nursing background in general healthcare.  She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of Auburn University (Nursing) and Middle Tennessee State University (Family Nurse Practitioner).  

Charlene Covington, LMT
Charlene is a licensed massage therapist and loves her career choice. Her specialty is             reflexology, lymphatic drainage and DEEP tissue.

David Patterson, LMT
David is a licensed massage therapist and loves his career choice. His specialty is                   Chakra and acupressure.

Madeline, Medical Assistant
Madeline can be reached at ma@evesnewbeginning.com.

Sherly, Midwife Assistant
Sherly can be reached at healthcare@evesnewbeginning.com.

Medical Biller & Coder
Larsen, our billing company can assist you with any billing questions.