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Dr. WoywoodDr. R. Brian Woywood

Licensed Chiropractor, Dr. Brian Woywood serves Northeast San Antonio from his office in Live Oak, near Universal City.

Helping to restore Texas families to good health since 1989, Dr. Woywood is committed to putting his more than 30 years experience to work helping South Texas, one family at-a-time.

Dr. Woywood's "whole person" approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and making whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that will optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Woywood is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

He opened this practice in Live Oak in 2008 with the desire to help families Live Healthy, Pain-free Lives!

He has been married to his wife Dani since 1994. They have four adult children (Michael, Emily, Geoffrey and Alex), six grandchildren (William, Benjamin, Levi, Fhiona, Annabelle, and Zach), two dogs (Archer and Dakota) and one cat (Tribbles).

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    Professional Education -

    Parker University:
    • Delta Sigma Chi fraternity, the oldest professional fraternity in existence
    • Student American Chiropractic Association
    • Parker Chapter of the Student Texas Chiropractic Association founder
    • Passed National and Texas State Board exams achieving the highest score in his group of examinees for the State Board
    Post Graduate Studies -
    • Electromyography
    • Manipulation under anesthesia
    • Spinal corrective therapy
    • Clinical nutrition
    • Regenerative cellular therapy
    • Injury forensics (Texas Department of Insurance Designated Doctor)
    Undergraduate Studies -
    • Southwestern University:
      • Recipient of both a Music Talent scholarship and an Academic scholarship
      • Principal tubist in both the symphonic band and the orchestra
      • Trombonist in the jazz ensemble
    • Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University)
      • Tubist in symphonic band
    • Jack C. Hays High School, Buda, Texas
      • 1st chair tubist 3 of 4 years
      • Lighting and tech coordinator for One-Act Play
      • District and Area band
      • National Honor Society
    Hobbies:
    • Professional bassist at:
      • Theatre Three (Dallas)
      • Dallas Repertory Theater
      • Plano Community Theater
      • Irving Community Theater
      • Garland Community Theater
      • Shows included:
        • The Man of La Mancha
        • Birds of Paradise
        • The Mystery of Edwin Drood
        • Six Women with Brain Death
        • The touring vocal group RSVP
        • Dallas Summer Musicals Guild 3 seasons
      • Model Railroading
      • Camping
      • Hiking

    Volunteer Activities:
    • Randolph Metrocom Chamber of Commerce: As chairman of the board he oversaw
      • The completion of a transition to a mobile chamber
      • The rebranding of the institution to the more inclusive name Tri-County Chamber of Commerce
    • Music Ministry: He has been served at various churches 1995 to 2021.
      • Chapel Hill United Methodist Church SATX
        • Served on the governing board
        • Recovery at San Antonio service
          • Bassist in the band
          • Assisted in leading worship and selecting songs
      • St Matthew's UMC of San Antonio: guitarist in contemporary worship ensemble
    • Optimists International: helped form the Metrocom Optimist Club


Dr. James Sheenan, MDJames Sheehan, M.D.

Dr. Sheehan practices preventative physical medicine at Woywood Integrated Medicine. He specializes in helping patients prevent disease and achieve optimal health with the help of general medicine, regenerative cell thearpy, hormone replacement therapy, joint injections, trigger point injections and more.

Dr. Sheehan has a rich medical background, including serving the Army and training in various medical programs, like preventitive medicine, health risk communication, aviation medicine and more. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in the 90s and has accrued over 20 years of experience.

Dr. Sheehan is certified in Public Health & General Preventive Medicine and maintains an up-to-date licensure.


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    Professional Experience

    • Center Physician, Biolife Plasma Center, Universal City, TX: Jan 2020 to Present
    • Center Physician, Biolife Plasma Center, San Antonio, TX: Jan 2019 to Present
    • Medical Director, GlobalAid Consultants, San Antonio, TX: Aug 2018 to Present
    • Staff Physician, Occupational Health Clinic, Brooke Army Medical Center, FT. Sam Houston, TX: Aug 2006 to Aug 2018
    • Dean, Department of Preventive Health Services, Army Medical Department Center and School, FT. Sam Houston, TX: Aug 2015 to Aug 2018
    • Chief Medical Officer (CMO), US Army South, FT. Sam Houston, TX: Jul 2012 to Aug 2015
    • Chief, Clinical Operations, US Army South, FT. Sam Houston, TX: Nov 2010 to Jul 2012
    • Preventive Medicine Consultant, US Forces Afghanistan, Baghram, Afghanistan: 2010
    • Chair, Community Health Practices Branch, Army Medical Department Center and School, FT. Sam Houston, TX: 2006-2010
    • Deputy CMO (Preventive Medicine), 1st Cavalry Division, Baghdad, Iraq: 2004 Chief, Department of Preventive Medicine, Reynolds Army Community Hospital, FT. Sill, OK: 2003, 2005-2006
    • Medical Director, Aerospace Medicine Services, Ireland Army Community Hospital, FT. Knox, KY: 2000-2001
    • Medical Director, Aerospace Medicine Services, 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, GA: 1998-2000
    • Staff Physician, Winn Army Community Hospital, FT. Stewart, GA: 1997-1998
    • Medical Director, Acute Care Clinic, Division Support Command, 3rd Infantry Division, FT. Stewart, GA: 1995-1997

    Education

    • BS Biology, University of Texas at El Paso, 1989
    • MD, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 1994
    • MPH, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 2002

    Professional Training

    • Internship: Preliminary Surgery, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, 1994-1995
    • Residency: Public Health, Madigan Army Medical Center, 2001-2003

    Military Training

    • AMEDD Officer Basic Course July 1992
    • Brigade Surgeon Course Sep 1995
    • Army Primary Flight Surgeon Course Nov 1997
    • Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties Aug 2002
    • AMEDD Officer Advanced Course- Constructive Credit May 2003
    • Toxic Chemical Training Course for Medical Support Personnel Apr 2005
    • Army Command and General Staff College (ILE) Jun 2006
    • Joint Humanitarian Operations Course Feb 2012
    • Senior Medical Staff Officer Course Oct 2012
    • Medical Strategic Leadership Program Nov 2012
    • Global Health Strategies for Security May 2015

    Licensure and Specialty Certification

    • Current Unrestricted License: Texas. Exp 2020
    • Current Unrestricted License: Georgia. Exp 2019
    • Board Certified: General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Exp 2024

    Awards

    • Legion of Merit: 2015
    • Order of Military Medical Merit: 2009
    • Meritorious Service Medal: 2006, 2010
    • Bronze Star Medal: 2004, 2010
    • Afghanistan Campaign Medal: 2010
    • Iraq Campaign Medal: 2004
    • Global War on Terror Service Medal: 2004
    • Army Commendation Medal: 2000, 2001
    • Army Achievement Medal: 2003, 2004
    • NA TO ISAF Medal, 2010
    • Outstanding Scientific Presentation by a Resident: Preventive Medicine 2003

    Publications/Research

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Presenter, CENTCOM Regional Medical Symposium 2012. "A Paradigm Shift in Medical Engagements; the New Medical Diplomacy." February 15, 2012.
    • Moderator, Preventive Medicine 201 l. "Making Food Policy Healthy: From Local Opportunities to the 2012 Farm Bill." February 19, 201 l.
    • Presenter, Preventive Medicine 201 l. "Preventive Medicine Challenges in Afghanistan." February 18, 2011.
    • Keynote speaker, Lou Ann Kramer Nursing Research Day 2009. "Values of the Nursing Perspective in Community Based Participatory Research". Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System, Waco Campus, Waco TX. May l, 2009
    • Co-presenter, US Army Force Health Protection Conference, 2008. "The Incorporation of Military Unique Databases in 6A-F5: A Transition to Graduate Credit Curriculum." August 11, 2008.
    • Presenter, Setting an Ethical Agenda in Health Promotion. "Public Health and the Increasing Global Threat of Catastrophe: Changing Perceptions of Medical Ethics." September 20, 2007.
    • Co-Author, Preventive Medicine 2007. "Reducing Illness and Decreasing Lost­Work days in a Military Training Environment: the Effect of a Comprehensive Hand Hygiene Program." February 23, 2007.
    • Co-Author, US Army Force Health Protection Conference 2005. "Reducing Lost Training Time in IET: A Comprehensive Hand Hygiene Approach at Fort Sill, OK." Louisville, KY. August 9, 2005.

    PUBLICATIONS

    • P. Mott, B. Sisk, C. McCracken, J. Arbogast, C. Yaussy, J. Sheehan. 11 Alcohol­based instant hand sanitizer use in congregate settings: A prospective cohort study of Army basic trainees." Military Medicine, Vol. 172, No. 11. November 2007.
    • Sheehan, J., Gibson, B. Sisk, B. "Expanding the Role of Preventive Medicine in the United States Army: Integration and Cooperation." Army Medical Department Journal, Apr-Jun 2007.

    POSTER PRESENTATIONS

    • Sheehan J., Gibson B., Sisk B., Suh R., Funke 0. "Public Health and Changing Perceptions of Medical Ethics." Preventive Medicine 2008. Austin, TX. February 20- 23, 2008.
    • B. Sisk BSN, MPH, 8. Gibson MD, MPH, J. Sheehan, MPH, MD, 0. Funke, PhD, R. Suh, MD, MPH,MBA,MPP, E. Bermudez, PhD. "Contextual Access Criteria as a Means to Improving Patient Privacy in the Age of the Electronic Medical Record." Setting an Ethical Agenda in Health Promotion. Ghent, Belgium. September 17-20, 2007
    • B. Gibson, 8. Sisk, J. Sheehan Jr, C. Smelser, R. Suh. "The Prevention Factor: How Preventive Medicine Will be a Powerful Force in Value-Based Competition.11 Preventive Medicine 2007. Miami FL. February 21-24, 2007
    • Mott, P., Sisk B., Arbogast, J.W., Yaussy, C.F., Sheehan, J. "Reducing Lost Training Time in IET: A Comprehensive Hand Hygiene Approach at Fort Sill, OK." US Army Force Health Protection Conference. Louisville, KY. August 9, 2005
    • Sheehan, J. "Cost Effectiveness of the Army's Aeromedical Evaluation of Asymptomatic Left Anterior Hemi-Block." Preventive Medicine 2003. San Diego CA. February 2003

    UNPUBLISHED WORK

    • Sheehan, J., Cost Effectiveness of the Army's Aeromedical Evaluation of Asymptomatic Left Anterior Hemi-Block. Graduate Thesis, 2002 Sheehan, J., Supplement Use in an Active Duty Military Population. Residency Project, 2003


Kennedy Mechelle, NPMechelle Kennedy, NP

Mechelle Kennedy, NP, is a distinguished healthcare provider with a wealth of experience and expertise in nursing. Graduating with a Masters in Nursing from UT Health Science Center, Mechelle has dedicated over two decades to the nursing profession, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to patient care.

With more than 8 years of experience as a Certified Nurse Practitioner, Mechelle has continually showcased her clinical acumen and dedication to advancing healthcare standards. Certified by the esteemed American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Mechelle maintains the highest levels of professionalism and proficiency in her practice.

Beyond traditional nursing roles, Mechelle holds certifications as a Joint Injector and Facial Filler specialist, allowing her to offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services to her patients.

Through her extensive experience, advanced training, and unwavering dedication, Mechelle continues to exemplify excellence in nursing while positively impacting the lives of those she serves.