“There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to healthcare. I LISTEN, and try to get to know you on a personal basis to best meet your needs in educating and motivating you in your pursuit of health.”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetes care
  • Mental health
  • Evidence based medicine



Mountain Area Health Education Center
Family Medicine
Asheville, NC

Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Undergraduate School

University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts
Charlottesville, VA

Hospitals Affiliated With

Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Shenandoah Memorial Hospital
Winchester Medical Center

Professional Associations

American Board of Family Medicine


Hart, D.J., Heath, R.G., Methvin, C.H., Castillo, J., and Briggs, T.J. (1997). “Incidence of Anti-retroviral and Anti-brain Antibodies in Schizophrenia.” Biol Psychiatry 41:7S. Abstract 395, p. 114S.

Hart, D.J., Heath, R.G., Methvin, C.H., Castillo, J., and Briggs, T.J. (1997). Possible antibody cross-reactivity between retroviral and brain antigens. Abstracts of the 3rd Symposium on the Neurovirology and Neuroimmunology of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, p. 34.

Hart, D.J., Heath, R.G., Methvin, C.H., Castillo, J., and Briggs, T.J. (1996). Anti-brain antibodies and schizophrenia. Program for the Joint Meeting of the South Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology and Mid-South Biochemists. Abstract IMP2, p.47

Personal Interests

In her rare spare time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, entertaining, fishing, photography, and keeping up with her family of friends scattered far and wide. She is an avid naturalist and enjoys learning new species of birds and plants.


Born and raised in McLean, Virginia, Dr. Methvin attended Langley High School and the University of Virginia. She moved to San Francisco after college and spent three years taking classes and doing social psychology research at UCSF. She attended medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and then completed her residency in Family Medicine in Asheville, North Carolina at Mountain Area Health Education Center. She then moved to Shenandoah County, where she has lived since 2002.

Dr. Methvin is married to John Trent, an attorney, and has two adult stepchildren, two dogs, four cats, and a bunch of chickens. They live in an old farmhouse in the first of the Seven Bends of the North Fork.