Andrea Byrd, MSW


Andrea Byrd, LCSW

Behavioral Health Consultant:  Sand Plant

Andrea completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work from West Virginia University in 2004.

Upon completion of her Bachelor’s Program, Andrea began working in the Lincoln County School system as a school social worker.

In 2003, she joined Lincoln Primary Care Center as a graduate student.

Andrea was hired full time in June 2014 and is currently working as a Behavioral Health Consultant at our Sand Plant clinic.


Philip Galapon, MD


Philip Galapon, MD:  Sand Plant, Logan, Man

Philip Galapon graduated from Marshall University Joan C Edwards School of Medicine in 2008 with a specialty in Family Medicine.

He became Board Certified in Family Medicine in 2011.  Dr. Galapon worked for Madison Medical Group from 2011-2016 before joining Lincoln Primary Care Center in 2016.

He is the Current President-Elect of the WV Academy of Family Physicians and previously served as both Secretary and Vice President of WVAFP.

Dr. Galapon is a life- long Southern West Virginia resident who is passionate about Diabetic care and Adolescent medicine

Jacqueline Ranson, FNP-BC


Jacqueline Ranson, FNP-BC:  Sand Plant

Mrs. Ranson graduated from Poca High School in 1994 and West Virginia University (undergraduate in 1999 and graduate in 2001). .

Her certifications include Registered Nurse (1999), Master of Science in Nursing (2001) and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Ms. Ranson worked for the Charleston Area Medical Center Hospitalist Group from 2001 until 2013 before coming to Lincoln Primary Care Center in 2013.

Ms. Ranson has received several awards and honors throughout her career including Heart and Soul Award Winner – Charleston Area Medical Center; CAMC Hospitalist Counsel Representative;;  West Virginia University Student Nurses Association Senior Class Vice President;  West Virginia University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship; Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society;  Vance Scholarship Award Identifying Future Nurse Leaders in Action – West Virginia Nurses Association; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society;  West Virginia League for Nursing Scholarship; National Collegiate Nursing Award; and West Virginia University School of Nursing “Art of Nursing” Leadership Award.

Ms. Ranson has is a preceptor to nurse practitioner students attending  West Virginia University, Marshall University, Mountain State University, Walden University and Alderson Broadus College.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and three amazing boys!  The family loves to go fishing and spend time outdoors.

Her passion is volunteering and doing missionary work in Haiti.  Her family is starting a mission in Haiti this year called Heart of the Mountain Mission.

Latasha Saunders, MSW


Latasha Saunders, LGSW

Case Manager:  Sand Plant

Latasha graduated from Concord University in 2016 with her Master’s Degree in Social Work.  She is a Licensed WV Social Worker.  Upon completion of Concord University’s undergraduate social work program in 2012, she began working for the State of West Virginia as a Child Protective Services case manager until coming to LPCC in February 2015.  She currently works as a Case Manager at our Sand Plant clinic.