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Meet Our Team

Kathleen Callaghan, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN

Dr. Callaghan received her medical doctorate from and completed her fellowship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She has over 20 years of experience and is dedicated to being involved in the community. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 


Shahrzad Tabibi, MD, OB/GYN, FACOG

Dr. Shahrzad Tabibi is a highly experienced, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Tabibi has special interests in adolescent gynecology, laparoscopy, and high-risk obstetrics. In her free time, Dr. Tabibi enjoys spending time with her twin daughters, traveling, reading, cooking, hiking, knitting, and shopping for shoes. She is proud to provide high-quality health care for the women in the community of Las Cruces and in southern New Mexico.

Dr. Shahrzad Tabibi received her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She went on to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Evangelia Falkner, MSN, CNM

Eva completed her midwifery degree at Frontier Nursing University, where she graduated with honors. Before becoming a midwife, Eva worked as a registered nurse in a Medical Intensive Care Unit as well as Labor and Delivery. Eva was a Certified Nurse Midwife with the Stony Brook Midwives in New York for six years before she and her family relocated to New Mexico. Eva’s academic background also includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from New York University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Eva strives to provide compassionate and family-centered care and looks forward to supporting the women of her community.

Elissa Barfoot, NP, CNM

Elissa is a graduate of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing. She is an American Midwifery Certification Board Certified Nurse Midwife and a Certified Nurse Midwife with the US Navy Reserve. In addition, she is part of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, the Georgetown CNM Preceptor and the Walden University FNP Preceptor.



Elizabeth Nordquist, NP

Elizabeth, a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, is native to Las Cruces. She is an advanced practioner with experience in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and urology. She has an extensive background in women’s health and was a registered nurse in labor and delivery for 17 years prior to becoming an advanced practitioner. In 2012, she graduated from NMSU with a master’s degree in nursing administration, and in December 2016, completed a post-master’s certificate from the University of Colorado as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Throughout her career, she has gained many valuable experiences, while providing care for women of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in Southern California, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Women’s Medical Associates

The most extensive team of Obstetricians/Gynecologists and Midwives is here at Women’s Medical Associates. Backed by Memorial Medical Center's Level III NICU and Pediatric Intensive Care Units - the only ones available in southern New Mexico - you can be confident when you choose to have your baby, or your personal care, provided by our team.