Black Doctors Matter Blog

Dr. Thomas Vance - Black Mental Health Advocate

Dr. Thomas Vance - Black Mental Health Advocate
"Black Doctors Matter because we bring a cultural lens to the dialogue of our professions. We have been marginalized out of import conversations historically, and decisions made on our behalf.  Black Doctors Matter because it is time for a new direction, a new definition of what it means to be great and to serve and inspire our communities."

Dr. Greg Blanche Interview

Dr. Greg Blanche Interview
Dr. Greg Blance grew up in Pennington Court - Newark, New Jersey during the 1970s and 1980s. He decided to pursue a doctoral degree at the age o...

"Life As I Climb" Dr. Kevin Santiago

"Life As I Climb" Dr. Kevin Santiago
“Black Doctors show the world that people of color are at the forefront of societal advancement. Contrary to what we see in the media, black people are the pioneers in every field, from literature to medicine to engineering” Dr. Santiago.

Football Standout to Doctor of Physical Therapy

Football Standout to Doctor of Physical Therapy
"A former professional athlete and the first African American Eagle Scout of Malverne New York, Dr. Lee felt he was accomplished but still had a desire for more.."

Student Highlight: Chanae Brown

Student Highlight: Chanae Brown
"I finished undergrad with a less than stellar GPA. I was told I would never get into any graduate program, let alone a professional school with my grades. I didn’t let this deter me..... I raised my GPA... and got into every pharmacy program that I applied to."

New Graduate Feature: Dr. Brittany Walker

New Graduate Feature: Dr. Brittany Walker
"Five years ago I was dismissed from a Physical Therapy program because of my poor GPA..." Dr. Brittany Walker, DPT

Black Doctors Matter Informational

Black Doctors Matter Informational
 "We create the standard. We are the example. We are Black Doctors that Matter."