Quality, comprehensive, compassionate care for everyone
Rowell S. Ashford II, MD - Physician & CFMR-OB/GYN Faculty
Loretta Preston, CRNP - Nurse Practitioner
Loretta Preston is originally from Birmingham and has been working part time as a nurse practitioner at Cahaba Medical Care’s Ensley clinic since 2017. She also works part time as an adjunct clinical instructor for Samford University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program and as an RN in UAB’s Mother Baby Unit. She received her associate degree in nursing from Jeff State, then went on to obtain her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from UAB. Loretta has spent her entire nursing career in women’s health working in a variety of settings including primary care clinics, labor and delivery, and hospital nursery. She is retired from the UAB Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in 2009 after serving 25 years as a RN and CRNP. Her previous experience also includes 12 years at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, as well as working as a travel nurse, a flexi RN at Henderson and Walton Women’s Center, and an adjunct clinical instructor for UAB School of Nursing. She is married with two children, a granddaughter named Sophia and a 16-year-old Pomeranian named Bear. She and her husband are also expecting boy/girl twin grandchildren, Amber and Ryder, in early 2019. When she’s not working, Loretta enjoys traveling and going places with friends and family, finding bargains and flowers, making jewelry for special occasions, and Alabama football.
Latorya Franks, PA-C - Physician Assistant
Sarita Colvin, LICSW, PIP - Social Worker
Sarita Colvin, a native of St. Louis, Missouri and current resident of Hoover, Alabama, joined the Cahaba Medical Care team as a counselor in 2017. She is a licensed clinical social worker with eight years of experience providing mental and behavioral health services to adults and children diagnosed with severe mental and/or emotional disturbances. Ms. Colvin obtained her Bachelor of Social Work in 2008 from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. She received her Master of Social Work in 2010, then her Master of Public in 2011 from Saint Louis University. Ms. Colvin has previously worked as a crisis intervention specialist providing suicide assessment, intervention and safety planning services to individuals in distress. She also has experience working with patients diagnosed with chronic medical illnesses and intellectual disabilities. Ms. Colvin enjoys traveling, baking and taking trips to the beach. She is also a follower of Christ whose spiritual gift is acts of service. On her platform as a helping professional, she uses Jeremiah 29:11 as her guide to provide hope and encouragement, and to help build the connection between body, mind and spirit. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”