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Christopher Abel, MDChristopher Abel, MD
Platinum Medical Director

Board Certification: Internal Medicine

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Michael Chapman, MDMichael Chapman, MD
Platinum Physician


Board Certification: Family Medicine

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Emily Hebert, MD
Platinum Physician

Board Certification: Internal Medicine

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Roni Gonzalez-DunnRoni Gonzalez-Dunn
Platinum Executive Director
Patient Advocate to Dr. Chapman


Roni joined Cooper Clinic in 1990 after graduating from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. She began as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and was later named Senior Clinical Administrator before spearheading the development of Platinum. Her extensive knowledge of the Clinic is an invaluable asset to the Platinum team. Roni and her husband, Rick, have two daughters.
 

Amy HigginsAmy Higgins, RN, CCRN
Platinum Nurse


Amy joined the Platinum team in 2018 from Baylor University Medical Center where she served as a Trauma and Surgical ICU nurse for four years. Prior to her medical career, Amy was a lawyer and still holds her law license in Illinois. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Baylor University, a bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Amy and her husband have two daughters and a son. She loves traveling, outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
 

Arithia FranklinArithia Franklin
Patient Advocate to Dr. Abel


With more than 25 years' experience in health care Arithia joined Cooper Clinic in 2007 as an executive assistant and joined the Platinum team in 2018. This U.S. Army veteran and native Texan loves to travel and is an avid movie goer. Arithia is a certified U.S. Army telecommunications specialist, has completed Cooper’s Management Certificate Program and is a Cooper Aerobics Wellness Warrior. She loves spending time with her family which includes two children and two grandchildren.
 

Erika KnaulsErika Knauls
Patient Advocate to Dr. Hebert


Erika joined Cooper Clinic Laboratory Services in 2014 and Platinum in 2018. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Medical Technology and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development. Before joining Cooper Clinic, Erika worked in health care for more than 15 years in Arkansas. In her spare time, Erika enjoys spending time with her family and watching her son play sports.
 

Jennifer EakinsJennifer Eakins
Assistant Patient Advocate


Jennifer serves part-time with the Platinum team assisting in all aspects of patient care. She has worked for Cooper Clinic for more than 20 years and has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. Passionate about education, Jennifer has taught American Heart Association CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification classes for nearly 20 years as well as homeschooled her three children. Jennifer and her husband enjoy cooking together, playing tennis and reading.
 

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Cooper Clinic Platinum
12200 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230
972.367.6446
866.906.2667 (COOP)
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