Dr. Porcia Bradford Love

Dr. Porcia Bradford Love is a Board Certified Dermatologist and the founder of River Region Dermatology and Laser. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

A native of Montgomery, Dr. Love received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and completed her medical degree and Dermatology training at Duke University. She also completed a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, where her research focused on skin cancer in young women and minority populations.

Dr. Love’s specialty interests include acne, hair loss, cosmetic and laser surgery, and skin of color. Dr. Love is the coeditor of the textbook, Clinical Cases in Skin of Color. She is a frequent contributor in the Montgomery Advertiser, WSFA, and WAKA on various skin topics. She has received numerous honors for her leadership in Dermatology and was recently named a 2018 “Woman Who Shapes the State” by AL.com and the Birmingham Media Group and a 2019 and 2021 “Keeper of The Dream” recipient awarded by Alabama State and Troy Universities.

Dr. Love is the the current President of the Capital City Medical Society. She also serves on the University of Alabama’s Community Affairs Board of Advisors and is a Board Member of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Baptist Health Foundation, and Medical Outreach Ministries. She is a proud member of Jack and Jill of America, The Links, Incorporated, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Dr. Love is married to Montgomery County Probate Judge J C Love, III, and they have 3 young children.

Jo Shuford-Guice

Jo Shuford-Guice is a certified family nurse practitioner at River Region Dermatology and Laser. She has over 20 years of nursing experience, and in addition to Dermatology has an extensive background in Plastic surgery, Emergency medicine, and Cardiology. Jo was born and raised in Montgomery. She received her bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University and master’s degree from Troy University Montgomery. She currently serves as President of the Advanced Practitioners for the River Region. In addition to seeing medical patients, Jo also performs cosmetic procedures including dermaplaning, milia extraction, and mole removal.

Jo is married to Jason Guice and mother to 3 boys, Trippe, Robbie and Owen. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Rachel Franklin

Medical Aesthetician

Rachel Franklin has been licensed 15 years as a medical aesthetician, cool sculpting specialist, and laser practitioner. She received her degree in Aesthetics from Skinactics School of Paramedical Aesthetics. At RRDL she performs procedures such as, Sofwave, Seceret RF, laser treatments, chemical peels, Diamond Glow, Exilis Ultra, microneedling and Coolsculpting. She also assists with neurotoxin injections and fillers. Rachel and her husband, Wes, reside in Wetumpka where they enjoy camping and exploring with their daughter, Navy.

Callie Mitchell

Medical Assistant and Medical Writer

Callie Mitchell is a Medical Assistant and the Medical Writer for River Region Dermatology and Laser. She was born in Albany, Georgia, grew up in Montgomery and currently lives in Millbrook with her husband. She graduated on the Dean’s List from Huntingdon College with a major in Cell Biology and minor in Creative Writing. Prior to entering the field of Dermatology, Callie worked for five years in Pediatrics. At River Region Dermatology and Laser, Callie enjoys working with pediatric patients, assisting the providers with procedures, and writing medical articles for the practice. In her free time, Callie likes to paint, sew, craft, and write.

Nakeita Morgan

Referral Coordinator

Nakeita Morgan is the Referral Coordinator at River Region Dermatology and Laser. Nakeita has worked in the medical and customer service fields for over 18 years, and she is also a certified phlebotomist. She received her associate’s degree from Troy University in Montgomery and is working toward her bachelor’s degree in psychology. Nakeita is married and has a teenage daughter and son. In her free time, she likes spending time with her family, traveling, and enjoying life.

Theresa Richburg, BSN

Theresa Richburg is a registered nurse at River Region Dermatology & Laser. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Theresa is responsible for reporting pathology and lab results to patients and reporting quality and meaningful use requirements for the practice. Previously, Theresa has served as the medical services director of the Alabama Medicaid Agency, a psychiatric clinical nurse instructor, a medical surgical staff nurse, and school nurse.

Chloe J. Walker MD, MHSc

Dr. Chloé Walker is a clinical research fellow at River Region Dermatology and Laser. She was born and reared in Charleston, WV. She received her undergraduate degree in biology biomedical science at La Sierra University and medical degree and internship at Loma Linda University. Following medical school, she earned a master of health science in mental health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and completed a dermatology research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital as a part of the Hair Academic Innovative Research Unit. She has unique clinical research interests in ethnic skin, resilience, mind-body healing, women’s health and global dermatology. In her free time she enjoys ballet, writing, painting and mentoring.

Bethany Granger

Medical Aesthetician

Bethany Granger is a licensed medical aesthetician. Graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Health Science from Troy University laid the foundation for her passion for health and wellness. Driven by her love for skincare, Bethany pursued advanced education, completing an esthetics program to specialize in providing top-notch skincare services. With a commitment to making others feel beautiful, Bethany can provide a range of treatments, from rejuvenating facials to chemical peels. Outside of work, Bethany’s adventurous spirit can be seen through her love for travel and exploring new experiences with friends.

Noelle Marie Pride

Beauty Advisor

Noelle Marie is our prestige beauty adviser. She specializes in bridal, natural, and editorial makeup. She comes with 11 years of beauty experience and a vast wealth of knowledge to cater to all your beauty and skincare needs. She discovered the love and passion for makeup at a very young age and advanced her skills through rigorous training and certifications. Noelle also notes that she has worked as a key artist for major fashion shows and has extensive experience as a Business Manager/Artist and Educator for luxury cosmetic brands such as Mac, Bobbi Brown and Chanel. A beauty product Noelle can’t live without is mascara- “this product gives me confidence and makes my eyes look captivating.

Jordan Johnson

Medical Aesthetician

Jordan Johnson is a licensed medical aesthetician. With her vast knowledge and experience in the aesthetics industry, Jordan is committed to providing our clients with professional skin care treatments. She is passionate about helping our clients to look and feel their best, and always stays up to date with the latest trends and technologies in the skin care industry. Jordan will be providing Chemical Peels, Dermaplaning, Diamond Glow, Professional Full Body Waxing services, and Facials customized to each client’s concerns and needs.