Get Well Wednesday

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 […]

Dr. Rachael Ross is a recurring co-host on the Emmy® Award-winning talk show, The Doctors, and a practicing board-certified family medicine physician and sexologist whose engaging manner and frankness has garnered comparisons to Dr. Ruth Westheimer. A pioneer of groundbreaking discussions about relationships, sex, health, abstinence HIV/AIDS prevention and comprehensive sex education for teenagers, Dr. […]

Tosin Ola, BSN, RN knows firsthand the challenges of living with sickle-cell disease. The practicing registered nurse, and mother of twin toddlers, launched the Sickle Cell Blog in 2007 to bond with others and share her experience living with this debilitating and deadly disease. A short two years later, the sickle-cell advocate created an online platform […]

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. […]

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH, is a board certified Internal Medicine physician, researcher, and public health activist with expertise in HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention and treatment, racial disparities research, and LGBT health. He has published over 50 articles in medical/public health journals and is known as a dynamic speaker worldwide. In 2015 […]

Mark Mitchell M.D., MPH, FACPM is the principal of Mitchell Environmental Health Associates, a consulting firm on environmental health and environmental justice issues. He chairs the National Medical Association’s Council on Medical Legislation and co-chairs the NMA’s Commission on Environmental Health, which trains and coordinates advocacy on behalf of African-American physicians and their patients. Dr. […]

Dr. Charles Modlin, M.D., MBA, is a Kidney Transplant Surgeon & Urologist in the Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute. In 2008 he was named as the Cleveland Clinic Executive Director Minority Health.  He founded & directs Cleveland Clinic’s Minority Men’s Health Center (MMHC).  In 2011, The Atlanta Post selected him as one of […]

Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., is Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where he oversees the third largest Institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of 917 employees. Dr. Gibbons’ research program is recognized for its […]

  Dr. Leonard ‘Lenny’ Lomax is the Founder & CEO of Ultimaxx Health an early stage “Natural” pharmaceutical company founded in 2009, that develops innovative solutions for pressing public health problems and consumer healthcare products that will help improve their general health and well-being. Dr. Lomax is a licensed Physician & Orthopaedic Surgeon. As a physician, […]

  “I’ve learned that P.O.W.E.R is from within. Give self permission to be happy” Agnes C. Davis is a Renaissance woman with a mission to…

  Dr. Afriye Amerson is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. During her training at George Washington Medical School, Dr. Amerson also studied Eastern and African…