Andrea Collins, M.D.

Interim Program Director

Dr. Andrea Collins has been around medicine and doctors her entire life. Her mother and aunt are physicians and have set a good example for her. Her siblings also suffered from several medical illnesses including Type I diabetes and congenital heart issues. Dr. Collins’s undergraduate degree is in biomedical engineering, so she started with a firm grasp of medicine. She decided to continue her education and become a physician.

Dr. Collins completed her medical degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed her family medicine residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Her career has mostly been spent working in rural Mississippi, including West Point, Starkville, Natchez, Meridian, Brookhaven, Meadville, Tylertown, Hazlehurst, and Indianola, working as a hospitalist and/or emergency medicine physician. She as also served as a nursing home director of East Mississippi State Hospital in Meridian, MS.

She is currently the Interim Program Director of the MSMERC MS Delta Family Medicine Residency Program although she was formerly the Associate Program Director. Dr. Collins is excited to lead the program and residents to make an immeasurable impact on the Mississippi Delta region. She desires to train compassionate and knowledgeable physicians to decrease the healthcare disparities that are found in Mississippi Delta and throughout Mississippi.

Dr. Collins is originally from Tylertown, MS. She enjoys watching sports and traveling with her husband.

Lee Ann Bowlin

Program Coordinator

Lee Ann is responsible for providing direction, leadership and day-to-day administration and management of the residency program. Lee Ann is instrumental in long range planning, recruitment, administrative workflow, and communication.