Guest: Dr. Sylvia Morris
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest Bio: Dr. Sylvia E. Morris, MD, MPH, is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Her goal is to utilize media to improve the nation’s public health by combining her training in internal medicine, holistic medicine and public health. To this end, she has appeared as a medical contributor on the Weather Channel, CNN International, CBS Atlanta, and Fox Atlanta. She has been quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Prevention magazine. In addition, she speaks at many community forums and delivers health awareness presentations.
Most recently, Dr. Morris was a senior medical director on the Revenue Cycle Solutions team at The Advisory Board Company. She also served as a medical director for CVS Minute Clinic, and an assistant professor of medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine where she worked as a hospitalist. She developed health promotion lectures and social media content. Active on the Emory University campus, she was named a 2011-12 Emory Community Builder and honored as a Transforming Communities Project Champion. She also worked on the development of the curriculum for Emory University’s inaugural healthcare dialogue and served on the Emory University President’s Commission on Race and Ethnicity. In addition, Dr. Morris led a delegation of international college students to New Zealand and Australia to study the health systems of those regions.Dr. Morris earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California at Berkeley. She received a master’s degree in public health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, with a certificate in health policy and management. Her Medical degree is from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed residency in internal Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle.
Segment overview: In this segment, Dr. Sylvia Morris, an Atlanta based internist discusses the importance of civility in healthcare.
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