Physicians & Staff

Erin Brackbill, MD

Dr. Brackbill graduated with Honors from Davidson College in 1993. She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999. During medical school, she completed an additional one-year fellowship in community pediatrics in Africa. She finished her general pediatric residency at Rush Children’s Hospital in Chicago in 2002 and a chief residency in 2003.  Dr. Brackbill then practiced for three years as an inpatient pediatric hospitalist at the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital. While there, she received the outstanding faculty teaching award. In 2006, she moved to Greenville with her family and practiced part time at New Horizon Family Health Services. She is excited to join the team at NEW IMPACT help children lead healthier lives. Her professional interests include:  preventing and treating obesity, pediatric education and healthcare for the underserved.

Laure Utecht, MD

Dr. Utecht is originally from Erie, PA.  She graduated summa cum laude from John Carroll University in University Heights, OH. After moving to South Carolina, Dr. Utecht attended The University of South Carolina School of Medicine and graduated with honors in 1997.  During her Pediatric residency at Greenville Health System (GHS), she and her husband started their family in Greenville.  Dr. Utecht was a founding physician of Carolina Pediatrics of Greenville, where she practiced from 2000 to 2003.  Since that time, she has been a staff pediatrician at GHS Children’s Hospital. She joined the NEW IMPACT team in the summer of 2011.

Cara Reeves, PhD, Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Reeves received her doctoral degree from The University of Mississippi in 2005.  She completed a research fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2007, with an emphasis in pediatric psychology. Dr. Reeves worked in private practice in North Carolina for three years with CReATE Psychological Services, which focuses on comprehensive psychological testing for learning disorders, mood disorders, autism spectrum, substance abuse, and behavioral disorders.  Dr. Reeves' research interests include pediatric oncology, ADHD, and pediatric weight management.  She runs monthly support groups emphasizing challenges faced by many of our patients.