Lucien A. Moolenar, DDS
Dental Medical Director

Dr. Lucien Moolenaar is a general dentistry practitioner with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University after which he completed a rotating internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals & Clinics. He also received a Master of Public Health at Harvard University. Dr. Moolenaar has published in the Journal of Preventive Dentistry on early trials dental sealants in the Virgin Islands. He is married and a father of two. In his spare time he engages in the plastic arts and is a martial arts practitioner.

Audria Thomas, M.D.

Dr. Audria A. Thomas, MD is a pediatrician and allergist/ immunologist here in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She completed medical school from Meharry Medical College in Tennessee. Dr. Thomas did her pediatric residency and allergy/ immunology fellowship at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. Has published in medical magazine Allergy Observer about “Cystic Fibrosis: Really a Rarity Among Blacks”. When she is not working, she enjoys singing in her church praise team, sewing and playing the keyboard. Dr. Thomas have 2 beautiful married daughters and 2 beautiful granddaughters.

Betty Christian, RN

Betty Christian, RN is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of nursing experience. She came to St. Thomas after graduating with her master’s degree and family medicine certificate from the University of South Alabama. She has done volunteer work in both Haiti and the Dominican Republic. She is a mother of two adult children and enjoys boating and discovering the Virgin Islands.

Christine Lloyd, M.D.

Dr. Christine Lloyd is a board-certified Ob/Gyn who has been practicing in St. Thomas, VI for the past 20 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University in Georgia and her medical degree from Colombia University, New York. She completed her OB/Gyn residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Lloyd loves spending time with her husband and beautiful children.

LaVonne Colasuonno,

After 6 years as an RN, LaVonne graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from New Jersey City University in 2016 and Monmouth University with a Master of Science in Nursing in 2019 respectively while also in 2019 becoming board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Currently, LaVonne has over 10 years of experience in pediatrics and maternal child nursing.

LaVonne Colasuonno was born in Denver, CO and raised on the Jersey Shore. She arrived on St. Thomas as a labor and delivery travel nurse in July 2020 and fell in love with the beautiful culture, people and scenery.

When not caring for patients, LaVonne enjoys running, weight-lifting, boxing, crochet, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, reading, cooking and listening to music.

Eunice Callwood, BSN-RN
Nurse Manager

Eunice R. Callwood is a Virgin Islander who earned her Nursing degree at the University of the Virgin Islands. She has provided 32 years of professional nursing services to the US Virgin Islands community in the areas of Medical/Surgical, Emergency Room, Labor & Delivery, Hemodialysis and Community Health. While working at the Department of Health Among the many responsibilities and projects initiated, she was instrumental in coordinating the H1NI and Chikungunya epidemic response in the territories. STEEMCC welcomed her as the coordinator of their Immunization services in 2015 – 2018 and Nurse Manager beginning in 2019. This author, singer and songwriter loves to walk, jog and travel. She is happily married and a proud mother of two wonderful daughters.

Gigi Caines, DDS

Gig Caines, DDS has been a practicing dentist in the US Virgin Islands for several years. Currently, she practices at STEEMCC, where she provides dental care primarily to pediatric patients. Dr. Caines received her dental degree from Howard University, Washington D.C. and her residency training at University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ. 

Miriam Judy Turnbull, BSN, RN

Miriam J. Turnbull graduated from the College of the Virgin Islands in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. For the past thirty-three years, she has served the VI Community through the Nursing profession. She is delighted to be a part of the STEEMCC Family, serving in the capacity of Coordinator of Immunization Services. In addition to Nursing, Miriam is a published author and songwriter. She enjoys swimming, reading and listening to music. She also loves spending time with her husband, sons and grandsons.

Lauren Gewinner, RDH

Lauren Gewinner, RDH, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and has been practicing since receiving her degree in Dental Hygiene from Lewis and Clarke in 2003.

May 2007, Lauren decided to relocate to the Virgin Islands where she now calls home and continued practicing on St. Thomas for the past 12 years. Lauren recently started with the STEEMCC family in 2020. She looks forward to growth and continued service to the community.

In her spare time Lauren enjoys beaching, boating, dining and her most recent hobby... gardening!

Tess Richards, M.D.

Dr. Tess G. Richards is a family medicine doctor trained to provide care for both adults and children. She attended the American University of the Caribbean Medical School in St. Maarten and did her residency at Cabarrus Family Medicine in North Carolina. Shortly after residency, she moved back home to St. Thomas, USVI where she was born and raised because her family on both sides have been in St. Thomas for many, many generations and she had a deep desire to give back to her community.

In her spare time, Dr. Richards enjoys party planning, decorating homes, traveling all over the world, cooking, watching sitcoms and murder mysteries from the 70s and 80s and, most importantly, spending time with her exceptionally large family. 

Valencia James Danet, DH

VI strong! Valencia James-Danet was born on the beautiful island of St. Thomas and is a proud graduate of Ivanna Eudora Kean High School. Mrs. James- Danet obtained her degree from Howard University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC. She has provided hygiene services for more than 25 years in the USVI and the BVI and still loves doing so. Outside her job, she enjoys music, dancing, and family activities. Most of all, Mrs. James- Danet loves decision making with her daughter and hanging out with her husband and sister.

Nachet Williams- Prince, PA

Nachét J. Williams-Prince is a board certified Physician Assistant and a native of the US Virgin Islands.

Nachét graduated in 2002 from the University of the Virgin Islands with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She attended Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia where she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2004.

Nachét completed her post graduate internship with A.K. Medical Associates in Philadelphia from 2006-2007 and returned to St. Thomas in 2007 to practice Internal Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology at the St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation.  She is presently a candidate for the Doctor of Medical Science at A.T. Still University. Mrs. Williams-Prince enjoys spending time with her family and her hobbies include reading, watching trivia shows and tennis. 


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