A Georgia native, Dr. Laurie Gillespie, attended Mercer University School of Medicine and completed her residency at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. A board certified pediatrician, she joins us after spending the last 10 years in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia where she practiced general pediatrics. While in Canada, Dr. Gillespie served on many committees and boards, including the Maternal/Child Committee at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, as well as the OB/Newborn, Emergency Medicine, and Infection Disease Control Committees at Habersham County Medical Center.
Working with patients with ADHD, as well as raising a son with ADHD and learning disabilities motivated Dr. Gillespie to focus her attention on becoming an expert in this area in order to fully benefit kids and their parents. After learning about Focus-MD’s dedication to improving the standard of care to patients with ADHD, she decided to make the move back down South to join our Daphne, AL office.
Dr. Gillespie enjoys tennis, kayaking, camping, horseback riding, and downhill skiing. She is looking forward to swapping her snow skis for water skis, now that she is back in the South!
Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Adults
Sheila Bouler, a Mobile native, is excited to join FocusMD in the Daphne and Mobile offices. She earned her graduate degree at Columbia University in New York City as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. After running her own private practice in Manhattan for many years, she returned to Fairhope in 2011 to be near family.
She is certified by the ANCC and is a member of the ANA and APNA. Her private practice has been featured in the journal, Advance for Nurse Practitioner, detailing her success as an independent nurse practitioner in private practice with full prescriptive privileges.
Sheila is married with one beautiful daughter and enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and watching stand-up comedy as often as possible.
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Dr. Abston serves patients in the Huntsville, Alabama office. Pippa Abston, MD, PhD (Dr. Pippa to her patients) has practiced general pediatrics for over 24 years. She was raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Roll Tide!) and attended the University of Alabama,…Read More