Women in Healthcare
After discussions amongst the AWF staff and Board of Directors leadership, we have decided to postpone the Women in Healthcare reception. As information about COVID-19 changes on a daily basis, we will provide updates about rescheduling this event as soon as possible.
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Event Chair: Sujatha Reddy, M.D.
President, American Medical Association
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, became the 174th president of the American Medical Association in June 2019, and the organization’s first African-American woman to hold this position. Dr. Harris has diverse experience as a private practicing physician, public health administrator, patient advocate and medical society lobbyist.
Dr. Harris will speak on the impact of mental health on teens, with a focus on teen moms and postpartum depression, self-medicating, and trauma informed care. The keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion of teen girls' mental health, moderated by Dr. Harris.
Dr. Kelley Carroll
Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Care Services/Chief of Ambulatory Medicine, Grady Health System
Dr. Ericka Goodwin
President, Global Health Psychiatry, LLC
Erin Harlow-Parker, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Behavioral Health Program Manager, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Counselor, Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School
Brittney Walters, LCSW
Clinical Director, CHRIS 180
Sujatha Reddy, M.D.
Dr. Damoder Pati Reddy and Soumitri Pati Reddy
Host Committee Members
Pavna Brahma, M.D.*
Ayanna Buckner, M.D.
B.J. Erb, M.D.*
Bobbie Golden, PhD*
Eda Hochgelerent, M.D.*
Colleen M McBride, PhD*
Maggie Mermin, M.D.*
Shelia Payton, M.D.*
Marianne Scharbo-Dehaan, PhD
As of 3/6/2020
Special Thanks To
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Women in Healthcare is the Atlanta healthcare and medical community’s annual fundraiser to support the work of The Atlanta Women’s Foundation. A community conversation on critical health and wellness related topics, Women in Healthcare is open to the public. The event attracts philanthropists, professionals from the healthcare and medical community, and members of the general public. The funds raised will support AWF’s mission to lead women and girls from poverty to prosperity.
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