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Photo of Tameka Blake MD Tameka Blake, MD Emergency Medicine

Dr. Tameka Blake is originally from Brooklyn, NY. In 2001, she attended Cornell University graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. She later graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York in 2006. She is a medical director and board-certified emergency physician practicing in metro Atlanta for 10 years. Currently, she serves as the Chairwoman of Emergency Medicine at Piedmont Newton Hospital in Covington, GA.…

Photo of Latasha Bogues MD Latasha Bogues, MD Pediatrician

Dr. Latasha Bogues is a board-certified pediatrician. She is originally from Alabama and grew up in the Huntsville, Alabama area. She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She earned her medical degree and completed residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Bogues is a general pediatrician who enjoys the intricacies of caring for patients from birth through adolescence.…

Photo of Kimberly Brown MD, MPH Kimberly Brown, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine

Kimberly M. Brown, MD, MPH is a board-certified emergency physician and public health professional with a passion for health education and disease prevention. She is the author of It’s an Emergency!: Understanding the What, How and Why of Your ER Visit and co-author of Still MD: Two Physicians’ Advice for International Medical Students and Graduates is a speaker and media personality featured on Untold Stories of the ER, Local Memphis 24, Fox 13 Memphis, Health.com, Doximity, the Women in White Coats blog and podcast, and Medical Economics.

Photo of Petrina Craine MD Petrina Craine, MD Emergency Medicine

Petrina Craine hails from Memphis, TN. She diligently completed her undergraduate studies at Duke University in Durham, NC. She fervently pursued her medical degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. After finishing her emergency medicine residency at Alameda County Medical Center (Highland Hospital) in Oakland, CA, she crossed the coast to continue to practice emergency medicine in the great state of New York.…

Photo of Jennifer Davis MD, MPH Jennifer Davis, MD, MPH Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Davis is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist who has been working with children and adolescents in the South Bronx for the past 10 years. Dr. Davis received her medical degree from New York Medical College in 2004. She completed her residency in pediatrics at North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center (now Northwell Health) and a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.…

Photo of Jennie Jarvis Hauschka MD Jennie Jarvis Hauschka, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Jennie Jarvis Hauschka grew up in a small town in West Virginia. She loves the combination of surgery and primary care found in her field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

Her clinical interests include pediatric and adolescent gynecology, preventive care and family planning. She is also a skilled minimally-invasive surgeon.
Her goals are to empower girls and women with the information they need to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin.…

Photo of Keia V.R. Hewitt MD, MBA, MPH Keia V.R. Hewitt, MD, MBA, MPH Emergency Medicine

Keia V.R. Hewitt, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP is the Director of Emergency Services and Chief of Emergency Medicine of Medical University of South Carolina Health Lancaster Division in Lancaster, SC.  She establishes clinical policies, implements guidelines and manages operations for the Emergency Departments within the Lancaster Division. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Hewitt focuses on patient safety and patient experience for Emergency Services within the Division. …

Photo of Steph Lee MD, MPH Steph Lee, MD, MPH Pediatrics and General Preventive Medicine

Steph Lee, MD, MPH is a pediatrician and preventive medicine specialist. She graduated from Boston University’s Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Medical Education Program and completed training first in Pediatrics in Southern California and then in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine in South Carolina.

She works for Penn State Health just outside of Philadelphia in a community hospital clinic and loves empowering kids to live their best life.…

Photo of Vanessa Martins MD Vanessa Martins, MD Medical Doctor

Vanessa Martins, MD was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently an aspiring preventative medicine physician who believes nothing in this world is impossible. She graduated from the University of Antigua with her medical degree. She will be receiving her last and final degree in Business Administration in the summer of 2021. She enjoys helping people and providing patients with optimal healthcare.…

Photo of Crystal Maxwell MD, MBA Crystal Maxwell, MD, MBA Family Medicine

Dr. Crystal Maxwell is from Foxworth, MS where she graduated with honors from West Marion High School as Valedictorian in 1999. She proceeded to Spelman College and graduated Magna Cum Laude College with a B.S. in Biology in 2003. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine with a medical doctorate in 2007 and went on to specialize in Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Family Medicine Residency Program in Jackson, TN in 2010.…

Photo of Kelli Mayfield MD Kelli Mayfield, MD Family and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Kelli Mayfield is a “doctor of all trades”.  She is a board-certified family medicine physician who is additionally certified in palliative medicine. She is also a certified nursing home and hospice medical director. She graduated summa cum laude from Mars Hill University in North Carolina as a psychology major. Following this, she pursued research on the effects of drugs on behavior at Vanderbilt University, graduating with a Master’s Degree which inspired her to become a physician. …

Photo of Kat Ogle MD Kat Ogle, MD Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ogle is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician, currently practicing at The George Washington University Hospital, Washington VA Medical Center and United Medical Center in Washington, DC. She is a first-generation college graduate and physician and began her
career with seven years as a registered nurse, nearly six of which were spent in critical care. She attended the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences for medical school, Emergency Medicine residency and finally an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship.…

Photo of Megan L. Oltmann DPM Megan L. Oltmann, DPM Podiatry

Dr. Megan L. Oltmann is a foot and ankle surgeon in the state of Ohio. She was born and raised in Hubbard, OH, a suburb of Youngstown. She grew up dancing competitively and playing volleyball. Dr. Oltmann attended The Ohio State University, earning her undergraduate degree in biology and a minor in dance. Dr. Oltmann attended Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.…

Photo of Nicole Lee Plenty MD, MPH Nicole Lee Plenty, MD, MPH Maternal Fetal Medicine

Dr. Nicole Lee Plenty is a double board-certified OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, blogger, public speaker, and patient advocate. 
Although standing just shy of five feet tall, she has a giant, bubbly personality and even bigger vehemence for service. Despite being raised from humble beginnings in the rural town of DeRidder, Louisiana, Nicole attended Xavier University of Louisiana where she held the title of Miss Xavier University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors.…

Photo of Amber L Robins MD, MBA Amber L Robins, MD, MBA Family Medicine

Amber Robins, MD, MBA is a board certified family physician, lifestyle medicine doctor, and the creator of “The Chronicles of Women in White Coats” book series. She also is a best-selling author, diversity equity and inclusion specialist, brand and business coach, physician journalist, co-founder of the Women in White Coats blog.

Dr. Robins graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine for medical school and residency after completing her undergraduate degree at Xavier University of Louisiana.…

Photo of Stephanie Seasly MD Stephanie Seasly, MD Family and Addiction Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Seasly is a mom and physician. She is multi-passionate doctor who is double board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and has been exploring clinical and nonclinical avenues to find her passion and niche.

She attended Millikin University in Illinois where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and then earned a Master of Science in Neuroscience at Tulane University in New Orleans.…

Photo of Archana R Shrestha MD, MS Archana R Shrestha, MD, MS Emergency Medicine

Dr. Archana Reddy Shrestha, MD, MS is the co-founder of the widely-read Women in White Coats blog, an author, entrepreneur and a keynote speaker.

In addition to being a practicing board-certified emergency medicine physician, Archana is also a Clinical Director at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science where she teaches resident physicians. She obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed emergency medicine residency at George Washington University.…

Photo of Anupama Verma MD Anupama Verma, MD Nephrology

Dr. Anupama Verma is a board certified nephrologist practicing in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She did her Nephrology fellowship from Lankenau hospital, an affiliate of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after completing an internal medicine residency at PennPresbyterian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Her medical school training was at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Having lived on four continents and traveled extensively, she takes pride in her multicultural perspective to medicine and life in general.…

Photo of Kristin Yates DO Kristin Yates, DO Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Kristin Yates is a board certified Ob/Gyn practicing in New Hampshire. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from SUNY at Buffalo. Her medical school training was at the A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She did her residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and then returned to her home state of New Hampshire to join a private practice.   …