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April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Join us for The Journey Matters! This series allows scholars an opportunity to learn about a featured mentor's path in order to inform their own journey. We're excited to welcome NMF alumna, Dr. Roselyn M. Hicks as our speaker.

Our Speaker

Roselyn M. Hicks, M.D. is an American Board of Allergy and Immunology certified adult and pediatric Allergy, Asthma, Immunology specialist with over 20 years of clinical, leadership, teaching, and private practice experience. As a Health Equity Consultant, Dr. Hicks partners with community organizations, non-profit and government agencies to further health equity solutions via various outreach and engagement initiatives which impact health literacy and health and wellness policy.

Additionally, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, she instructs medical students, and residents, cares for and educates patients and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Prior to her time in Atlanta, she was a private practitioner at Allergy & Asthma Center of NC in Greensboro and Reidsville, NC and a clinical scholar at the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities.

Dr. Hicks is a proud alumna of Hampton University, Hampton, VA and East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC. She completed both her post-doctoral residency in Pediatrics, followed by an Allergy/Immunology fellowship at University of South Florida/All Children’s Hospital, Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL.

Dr. Hicks, a mentor, advocate, public speaker, and community engagement leader is active in health policy work within the health equity, pediatric, allergy and respiratory disease arenas. Since completion of the Morehouse School of Medicine, Satcher Health Leadership Institute Health Policy Leadership Fellowship, she has intensified her focus in health care disparities as a member of the Georgia Department of Public Health Asthma Advisory Board, the Food Allergy Research and Education Advisory Council and as a liaison with the American Lung Association.

In her spare time, she is an avid swimmer, certified Red Cross Water Safety and swim instructor and novice triathlete.