Our Team

Our clinic is staffed by full time reproductive psychiatrists and psychiatry residents. Patients are evaluated and treated by a psychiatry resident and supervising attendings Drs. Constance Guille, Lisa Boyars, Rubin Aujla, or Claire Smith.

Constance Guille

Constance Guille, M.D., MSCR

Constance Guille is the Director of the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. Dr. Guille completed her psychiatry residency training and subspecialty training in perinatal psychiatry at Yale University. She established the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division at MUSC. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Lisa Boyars

Lisa Boyars, M.D.

Lisa Boyars is the Director of the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. Dr. Boyars completed her psychiatry residency training and fellowship in perinatal and reproductive health at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is currently the Director of the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic at MUSC. She grew up in Galveston Texas and cheers for her alma mater, the Texas Longhorns. Outside of work, she keeps busy with soccer and her faithful canine companion, Monty.

Rubin Aujla

Rubin Aujla, M.D., MPH

Rubin Aujla is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. Dr. Aujla attended the University of South Carolina for medical school, and completed her MPH and psychiatry residency training at Tulane University in New Orleans. She returned  home to Charleston and completed a fellowship in perinatal and reproductive health at MUSC. Dr. Aujla currently works at the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic at MUSC. When not at work she can be found volunteering at a local horse rescue and baking for friends.

Clare Smith

Claire Smith, M.D.

Dr. Claire Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. She received her medical degree from ETSU Quillen College of Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency training and reproductive psychiatry fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include treating pregnant and postpartum women who are struggling with mood and anxiety disorders, substance use, or life stress.

Edie Douglas

Edie Douglas, MPH

Edie Douglas is a Program Manager at MUSC and works with the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division in clinical research. Edie completed her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences at Furman University and a Master of Public Health at the University of Alabama Birmingham. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking and traveling.  

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Savannah Lee, BA

Savannah Lee is a Research Assistant at MUSC under the Addiction Sciences Division and works with the Women's Reproductive Behavioral Health Division in clinical research. Savannah received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from the University of Kentucky with a minor in Health Promotion. While not at work she can be found cheering for the Wildcat's basketball team and exploring what Charleston has to offer.

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Nicole Dietrich, LMSW

Nicole Dietrich is a Social Work Director in the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division. She completed her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech and earned her Master of Social Work at New York University. Nicole has extensive training in family therapy and specializes in treatment of substance abuse. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering. 

Rachel Grater

Rachel Grater, MA, MFA

Rachel Grater is a Program Coordinator at MUSC and works with the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division, The Center for Telehealth, and South Carolina MAT ACCESS under the Addictions Sciences Division. Rachel completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Sonoma State University, and received her MA in Science Education at New York University and an MFA at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Outside of work she enjoys dancing and learning with her son and swimming in the ocean.

Erin Phlegar

Erin Phlegar, PA

Erin Phlegar is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina's Physician Assistant program and received a degree in Neuroscience from Middlebury College. Erin previously worked at Harvard University in The Buckner Lab exploring deep dynamic phenotyping and cognitive psychology. She has a strong interest in Women's Mental Health. A Charleston native, she enjoys playing with her two rescue pups, traveling, and spending time outdoors.

Residents

Psychiatry residents at the Medical University of South Carolina can elect to spend their postgraduate year (PGY) 3 or 4 working within the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Division and gain experience and expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of peripartum mental health problems. The following are PGY3 and PGY4 residents who have taken part in this training elective.

2020-2021 Residents

 Danielle Lowe  Deepa Luka  Jennifer Shierlock
Danielle Lowe, M.D., Ph.D   Deepa Luka, M.D. Jennifer Shierlock, M.D.
 Emily Bay Jordan Spencer Tari Sikpi
 Emily Bay, M.D. Jordan Spencer, D.O. Tari Sikpi, M.D.
Michael Volkert Randi Curtiss Morgan Goodyear
 Michael Volkert, M.D. Randi Curtiss, D.O. Morgan Goodyear, M.D.
Ayo Metiko Sean Christensen Alex Tillotson
 Ayo Metiko, M.D. Sean Christensen, M.D. Alex Tillotson, M.D.
Allie Grimes Amanda Joseph Eric Dobson
 Allie Grimes, M.D. Amanda Joseph, D.O.  Eric Dobson, M.D.
Paige Walton John Smith
 Paige Walton, M.D. John Smith, M.D.

2019-2020 Residents

 John Minner  Tobi Odunsi Anouchka Douyon 
 John Minner, M.D.  Tobi Odunsi, M.D. Anouchka Douyon, M.D.
 Liz Helwig Jace Reed   Chelsea Shepherd
 Liz Helwig, M.D. Jace Reed, M.D.  Chelsea Shepherd, D.O.
 Laura Burdette  Amanda Joseph  Alex Tillotson
 Laura Burdette, M.D. Amanda Joseph, D.O.  Alex Tillotson, M.D.
 Melvin Thomas  Cam Mateus  Mike Norred
 Melvin Thomas, M.D.  Cam Mateus, M.D.  Mike Norred, M.D.
   Amanda Hecker  
   Amanda Hecker, M.D.   

2018-2019 Residents

Sarah Dalechek   Ellie Santy  Claire Smith
 Sarah Dalechek, M.D. Ellie Santy, D.O. Claire Smith, M.D.
 Lauren Tucker Kasey Collins   Anouchka Douyon
 Lauren Tucker, M.D. Kasey Collins, M.D. Anouchka Douyon, M.D.
 Aidan McCroskey John Minner   Tobi Odunsi
 Aidan McCroskey, M.D. John Minner, M.D. Tobi Odunsi, M.D.
 Allison Smith  Boris Kiselev  Mary Stoermann
 Allison Smith, M.D. Boris Kiselev, M.D. Mary Stoermann, D.O.

2017-2018 Residents 

 Alyssa Braxton

 Claire Smith

 Ashnoo Nanavati

 Alyssa Braxton, M.D. Claire Smith, M.D. Ashnoo Nanavati, M.D.

2016-2017 Residents 

Elizabeth Pacheco  Alton Williams Kendra Scott 
 Elizabeth Pacheco, M.D. Alton Williams, M.D. Kendra Scott, M.D.
 Rachel Kennedy  Alyssa Braxton  Leah Fryml
 Rachel Kennedy, M.D. Alyssa Braxton, M.D. Leah Fryml, M.D.

2015-2016 Residents

Kendra Scott  Megan Maher  Sarah Grayce
 Kendra Scott, M.D. Megan Maher, M.D. Sarah Grayce, M.D.

2014-2015 Residents

 Mary Blackmon  Laura Drewencki  Emily Cullen
 Mary Blackmon, M.D. Laura Drewencki, M.D. Emily Cullen, M.D.
  Jenna Steele   
   Jenna Steele, D.O.  

2013-2014 Residents

 Lindsay Campbell Tracy Grabman 
 Lindsay Campbell, M.D.  Tracy Grabman, M.D.
 

2012-2013 Residents

 Lindsay Campbell
 Lindsay Campbell, M.D.