Department of

Public Health Seminars:


Topic: The Strong Black Woman and metabolic syndrome: Preliminary results from pilot work to explore social determinants of health in high risk communities

University of Virginia School of Nursing, PhD, Nursing, December 2013|
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, BS, Nursing, 2007|
Medical College of Virginia, MA, Public Health, 1999|
University of Virginia, BA, Anthropology/Pre-health, 1996|


Shenandoah Valley

shenandoah-buildingThe Shenandoah Valley Family Medicine Residency serves Northern Virginia and portions of West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania with award-winning patient- and family-centered hospitals, home health and extended-care facilities.

The Shenandoah Valley Family Medicine Residency is housed in a new 18,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art ambulatory care facility in Front Royal. The Shenandoah Valley Health System also includes Winchester Medical Center, a large regional medical center, and two small community hospitals — Warren Memorial Hospital near the ambulatory care facility in Front Royal, and Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock, Va. These facilities all rank among the top-100 hospitals in the nation in cardiovascular medicine and information systems.