Get Well Wednesday

  Jacqueline Walters is the doctor to stars like Toni Braxton, T.I., and Usher. This Board-certified OB-GYN lives by the philosophy “work hard, play hard.” After graduating medical school at the University of Mississippi, Jacqueline completed her residency at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. As a two-time breast cancer survivor, Jackie started the 50 Shades […]

Dr. William A. Cooper, M.D. is the founding medical director of Cardiovascular Surgery at WellStar Health Systems which is rated among the top 15% of cardiac surgery programs in the U.S. He graduated from the 6-year BA/MD program from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at […]

Dawn Kamilah Brown, M.D. is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Medical Specialties as a board-certified physician in both child & adolescent psychiatry and general/adult psychiatry. She is the owner, CEO and sole practitioner at ADHD Wellness Center and has 2 private practice locations in the […]

Michael Boylan is the founder of The Reach For Me Network, the first social media site created specifically for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs. He is the proud father of a son who has physical and cognitive challenges. He writes about his journey from life as a successful, Type A, married, […]

Jamal Downer is a pharmacy manager for Walgreens and is based in New York. He currently is responsible for everything from dispensing prescribed medications and counseling patients to managing the operations of the pharmacy department to include department procedures and practices. Downer joined Walgreens in 2004 as a pharmacist. Downer received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree […]

Dr. Carla Spann, D.D.S. earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the Texas A & M Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. Before attending dental school, she graduated from Duke University School of Engineering in 1992 with her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. A strong believer in keeping her knowledge and skills […]

Dr. Kevin Smith was raised in Dallas, Texas where he played quarterback for the famed Dallas Carter Cowboys (featured in the movie Carter High) and won numerous academic and community awards. He attended the University of Michigan on a football scholarship where he majored in Biology. Dr. Smith is one of the few facial plastic […]

Claude Tellis Tellis currently serves as CEO of Naturade, a $20mm lower middle market nutraceutical company, that he owns through his family office, Towerview. Under Mr. Tellis’ leadership, Naturade has doubled its sales over the past 3 years. The signature product, “Vegansmart”, has taken off and is growing at 200% and is now sold in […]

Dr. Roderick Hunter, a prominent African American podiatrist and APMA spokesperson, suggests some simple ways black women can avoid high-heel pain and injuries. When it comes to shoes, high heels are the #1 culprit of foot pain. Most women who own heels say these shoes hurt their feet. But that doesn’t stop them from buying them […]

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations. He is a health care attorney and administrator, and serves as the executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine. […]