Prism Care Medical Advisory Board
A practicing cardiologist since 1982, Dr. D. Richard Leachman earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA). He later conducted his medical training at Parkland Memorial, also in Dallas. He is board certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. Possessing special cardiovascular interests in Preventative Cardiology and Clinical Consultative Cardiology, Dr. Leachman is fluent in English and Spanish and is conversational in Italian.
Over 35 years in healthcare practicing General Internal Medicine. Previous experience includes Board of Directors at St. Joseph Medical Center and Leadership positions with Cigna Healthspring MA plan and Steward Medical Group. Dr. Watkins has received teaching awards from the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine Physician’s Assistant program. Dr. Watkins is currently serving as a Market Medical Director for WellMed Medical Management in Houston, Texas.
Over 35 years practicing psychiatry in various settings including private practice, hospital care, community care and forensic care. Dr. Emmite is currently taking care of our veterans at a VA community clinic. Her most difficult task has been working with patients to assure treatment and medication compliance. She currently teaches UT psychiatry residents.
Geoffrey Schnider, MD, received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974. He completed internships in general surgery and internal medicine at the Johannesburg General Hospital in 1975. He went on to complete his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1980. Dr. Schnider is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Schnider is also recognized as an advanced laparoscopic surgeon by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy and is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy.