Dr. Johnnie Woodson is an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. A graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his dermatology residency at M.L. King-Drew Medical Center.  He has been associated with the National Medical Association for over 20 years. His area of focus is on inflammatory and auto immune diseases such as psoriasis and the severe comorbidities such as myocardial infarction, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, metabolic syndrome, hearing loss and others affecting all skin types.

Throughout the country, Dr. Woodson lectures to dermatologists, family and general practice groups on the advances in dermatology and treatment of psoriasis and related diseases. He currently gives over 100 educational lectures a year in North America and Europe.  J. Woodson Dermatology & Associates also conducts numerous clinical trials for new treatments of skin conditions every year.

He is committed to increasing the number of African American physicians nationwide as  well as those who are directly involved in clinical trials.

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KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James

KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James: The Sinkler Miller Medical Association

OCTOBER 20, 2017

KBLX Cares Interview

KBLX Cares Interview

Dr. Joy Foster, President of Sinkler Miller Medical Association came in to talk about the Sinkler Miller Medical Association which was formed to improve the health care of African-American and other minority people in the Bay Area, as well as retain African-American physicians within the area.

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To a lecture that will empower health care professionals and change the course of HIV

This is open to nurses and physicians

2 CME credits will be provided to physicians
2 CE credits will be provided to nurses BRN #CEP9053


Dr. Anthony Jones – is in private practice, providing HIV medicine specialty care and outpatient primary care services in Oakland, Ca. He is a clinical instructor for Samuel Merritt University.

Dr. Lisha Wilson – formerly served as medical director and clinician for AIDS Healthcare Foundation the largest provider of HIV care in the US. She currently is in private practice with Dr. Anthony Jones in Oakland, Ca.

Objectives of the lecture:
-review latest epidemiological trends in HIV infection, including local trends.
-review latest recommendations for HIV screening treatment and management
-review available tools for HIV transmission prevention
-define PreP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) and its available form of treatment, and the data behind the approval.
-discuss appropriate candidates for PreP


RSVP no later than 9/14/2017 by calling SMMA @ 510-863-4560.

This lecture has been in part sponsored by a grant from Gilead, Alameda Alliance for Health and Samuel Merritt University

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Residents Workshop

Ever wondered what’s down the road after residency or fellowship? SMMA is committed to empowering and enabling the next generation of African American physicians. To assist you in your career choices, we are offering a free workshop where fellows, residents and medical students can listen to and network with physicians in various types of practices. For those seeking an alternative path, you will have the opportunity to obtain insights and coaching from a physician working in the technology sector. Financial concerns? Come get some expert advice. There will be an opportunity to sign up for mentoring, meet with recruiters and network with other residents! Learn more.

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Conference Schedule  

7:00 – 8:00 am:   Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:20am:   Welcome – Joy Foster MD, President SMMA – Introductions of Mentors

8:30 – 9:15am:     Speaker (Life of a Private Practice Physician)

9:15 – 9:30am:     Q/A

9:35 – 10:15am:    Speaker (Group Practice – is it a team approach?)

10:20 – 10:35am:    Q/A

BREAK – Light refreshments  10:35 – 10:55am

11:00 – 11:45am:    Speaker (Technology/non-traditional – creating your own path)

11:45 – 12:00 pm:   Q/A

LUNCH – 12:00-12:50pm: Sign up for mentoring

1:00pm – 1:40pm:     Speaker (Finances- I am making more money! Now what?)

1:40pm – 1:55pm:     Q/A

1:55pm – 2:30pm:     Closing remarks, Opportunity to network and connect with mentors

Residents Workshop

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