Meet Our Women's Center Team 

Andria Smith, RNC-OB, CBC, CCE
Director

Andria Smith RNC-OB, CBC, CCE is a nationally certified inpatient obstetrics registered nurse, certified breastfeeding counselor, and certified childbirth educator.  She is a graduate of Southwestern Community College with her Associate’s Degree in Nursing.  She is in the process of furthering her education.  Andria is a native of Haywood County and lives here with her husband and daughter.  She teaches our Childbirth Education classes and works in the Women’s Care Center and is an experienced nurse of 16 years.

David Kirk, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Kirk received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his Internship and Residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN. He has 22 years of medical experience and specializes in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology and laparoscopic surgery. His areas of special interest are minimally invasive surgery, treatment of endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms. He has over 20 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology. 

Jenny Van Winkle, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Van Winkle is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center – College of Medicine and completed her residency at The Methodist Hospital – Houston Obstetrics & Gynecology in Houston, TX.  Her special interests and training include prenatal care, family planning, infertility evaluations and treatment, laparoscopic and vaginal surgeries, well-woman exams, colposcopy and LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure) procedures, hysteroscopy and menopausal care. Van Winkle is also fluent in Spanish. 

Robin Matthews, MD - Gynecology

Dr. Robin Matthews is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology with Haywood Women’s Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, and completed her residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She has over 25 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology. 

Jody Schmit, CNM - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jodie has joined the medical team of Haywood Women’s Medical Center to provide comprehensive women’s and OB/GYN care to the community. Her areas of special interest are prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum care, along with normal well-women care, such as yearly physical examinations. Her nursing degrees: BSN from the University of Minnesota | MSN from the Frontier Nursing University.  She is Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board. 

Joseph Niner, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Niner received his BS Degree from the University of Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at York Hospital in PA and is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  

James Guerriere, MD - Pediatrics

Dr. James Guerriere is a graduate of University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed his Pediatric residency at the University of South Alabama Children's Hospital. He is certified in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (American Academy of Pediatrics) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS - American Heart Association).  

Anna Mooney, MD  - Pediatrics

Dr. Anna Mooney received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina-School of Medicine, Columbia, SC and her post-graduate training was at the Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA where she completed a Pediatrics residency.  She also holds a B.S.. in Chemical Engineering (cum laude) from the University of South Carolina. She is certified by the American Heart Associate in PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation. 

Mark Kinter, MD  - Pediatrics/Family Medicine

Born in Parkersburg, WV, Dr. Kinter received his B.A... degree in Microbiology from Clemson University, SC. He received his medical degree from the University of SC in Charleston. He completed his family medicine residency at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC in 1994 and has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1994. He is certified in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (American Academy of Pediatrics) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS - American Heart Association) as well as Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS).  Dr. Kinter serves as the Chief of the Maternal Child Health Service at Haywood Regional Medical Center and on the Board of Trustees. 

Nancy Freeman, MD  - Pediatrics/Family Medicine

A Haywood County native, Dr. Freeman received her B.A... in Biology from Wake Forest University and her medical degree from UNC Chapel-Hill. She completed her Family Medicine residency training in 1985 at MAHEC Family Medicine Program in Asheville, NC and has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1985. She is certified in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (American Academy of Pediatrics) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS - American Heart Association). 


Lactation Consultants

 

Laura Willis, RN, BSN, IBCLC 

Laura Willis, RN, BSN, IBCLC is a graduate of Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing and University of North Carolina-Charlotte. She has been a nurse for over 30 years and sat for her board exam in 2008. Laura has also been a La Leche League Leader since 2007.

Her practice began in Charlotte at Carolinas Medical System. In the summer of 2015 she and her family moved to Waynesville and she began practicing at Haywood Regional Medical Center in October of 2015. 

She loves mountain living, horses and crafting stained glass.