Our Team

Andrea S. Videlefsky, M.D.
Medical/Research Director

Andrea Videlefsky received her medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in South Africa, where she also worked at a community clinic, providing services to an underserved community. She completed her Family Practice residency at Emory University, Atlanta. She is an active member of the Urban Family Practice medical research team. Dr Videlefsky is a leader and advocate for the Patient Centered Medical Home. She has extended these principles to the development of the Adult Disability Medical Home providing coordinated, compassionate, comprehensive care that focuses on the specific needs of adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. 

Dr. Videlefsky is married to Dr. Neill Videlefsky, a pediatric cardiologist, and they have three adult children, Ilana, Joshua and Karin. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, running, photography, gardening and website design. She is involved in a non-profit organization focusing on philanthropy and social justice.

Janice Nodvin, BA
Executive Director/Clinic Director

Janice Nodvin serves as Clinic Director for the Adult Disability Medical Healthcare. Mrs. Nodvin has over nine years’ experience as an educator and has worked extensively as a parent advocate for over thirty years. Ms. Nodvin is Executive Director of the Adult Disability Medical Healthcare. She has certification in care management in aging.  She has supported and initiated numerous community programs in the area of developmental disabilities. She served on the Community Advisory Council of the Center on Learning for Disabilities and is active in disability awareness at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta and her synagogue. Her inspiration is her adult son, Evan, age 42 who has Down syndrome, who has held a job for over 20 years and lives independently.  He serves as a self-advocate and member on the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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Godfrey Mark, M.D. 
Clinic Physician

Dr. Mark hails from the beautiful twin-island republic of Trinidad & Tobago where he completed high school before attending Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Subsequently, he received his MD from Howard University College of Medicine and completed the Georgetown University/Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency program both located in Washington DC.

He has additional board certification in Integrative Holistic Medicine and is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

In addition to swimming and playing basketball, he enjoys spending time with his wife Natalie, and their children Noelle and Ethan. He is also a member of the Greenforest Community Baptist Church.

Program/ Marketing Director
Andrew Abrams

Andrew Abrams serves as the ADMH Program Manager. He has nearly a decade of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities, specializing in independent living skills and employment support. In his career he has worked with and coached multiple individuals with varying disabilities. 

 

Andrew is married to Paige Abrams, LMSW. They live in Midtown with their two dogs, Marshall and Diesel.

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Rebecca Valdez, BA
Administrative Assistant

Rebecca Valdez serves as the ADMH Administrative Assistant and provides support to our families. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Georgia and has experience as a paralegal and as a special education paraprofessional. She dedicated more than two decades to family and community service, raising three children with a variety of challenges including Down syndrome and Crohn’s disease. She is passionate about disability advocacy. Rebecca enjoys spending time with family, gardening (she holds Master Gardener certificates for both Maine and Georgia), Crossfit, reading, and travel.

Jennifer Meschi, M.Ed
Behavior Specialist

 Jennifer has a long history of supporting behavior in Gwinnett, Fulton, and Paulding County School Districts in various capacities.  However, her journey with behavior therapy started over 20 years ago providing in-home respite services for two boys with Autism.  Intimately understanding the needs of a family struggling with behavior and seeing the impact positive behavior strategies can make, inspired her career change into education.  Her experiences in the school setting include teaching, behavioral consultation, training and leadership, always focused on improving the lives of those with disabilities.  

 

Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and Information Technology from Georgia Tech and a master’s degree in Behavior Disorders and Autism from Georgia State University.  She is also certified in Educational Leadership and is currently employed in Henry County Schools.  She is a proud wife, mother, and stepmother with four children and lives in Atlanta.

Raynell Washington, LMSW
Social Worker

Raynell Washington serves as the Social Worker on the Adult Disability Medical Healthcare (ADMH) team in partnership with the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Southeastern Louisiana University and proceeded to earn her Master’s in Social Work at Tulane University. Raynell is a Research Coordinator II at the CLD where she supports a research study evaluating the implementation of Learn the Signs. Act Early. and Talk With Me Baby in Home Visiting settings and assessing the impact these programs have on parent-child interactions and parent knowledge of child development.
 
Raynell is a Certified PEERS Instructor and 2019-2020 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellow. Raynell also participated in the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) Leadership Academy as an emerging leader in the disability network. Raynell’s goal is to strengthen and increase the capacity of underserved communities and support and include individuals with disabilities and their families in all aspects of life.

Julie Taube, MS, RD, LD
Dietitian

Nutrition and exercise have been a constant in Julie’s life. She grew up in a family of health enthusiasts and learned the value of healthy food and exercise at an early age. As a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Julie counsels clients in the metro Atlanta area and gives nutrition lectures to public and private companies in Georgia. She specializes in weight loss, prenatal and postpartum nutrition, bariatrics, celiac disease, diabetes, sports nutrition, and cardiovascular wellness. She is a certified American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor. Julie is a marathon runner, triathlete, and indoor cycling instructor. She serves as part of the ADMH Get Fit and Be Healthy team.