WASHINGTON, D.C. Tracy M. Walton, Jr., 87, a physician and Past President of the National Medical Association, Region 3 peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 surrounded by his wife and children. Dr. Tracy Walton Jr, MD graduated from Howard University College of Medicine in 1961 and was [...]
https://youtu.be/9Csvywy7qXM In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130/80. This new guideline lowers the previous standard of 140/90. Read more about how this change affects Americans now [...]
JUNE 23-24 CONFERENCE - RALEIGH, NC | Dr. Benjamin Gonzalez, who specializes in Wellness, Functional, and Preventative Medicine at his practice, Atlantis Medical Wellness & Weight Loss, in Silver Spring, MD will be speaking at this year's 130th ONSMS Scientific Session.
This month's Member Profile is Dr. Kiara S. Eily, who specializes in brain health and offers a wide range of healthcare services at her practice, Carolina Center for Restorative Medicine, in Raleigh, NC.
This month's interview is Parts 2 and 3 of a 3-part Series recording a conversation I had in February 2017 with one of our long standing and distinguished members, Dr. Charles Johnson, Jr. MD.
In October 2016, NCMB sent email surveys to 10,000 randomly selected licensees requesting their input on topics impacting the practice of medicine. Earlier this month, NCMB published their results.
The Antioch Baptist Church honors ONSMS Member Dr. Charles Johnson, Jr. for his pioneering work as the first black physician on Duke University's medical faculty.
In celebration of BLACK HISTORY MONTH I'd like to share with everyone the first installment of a 3-part Series of a conversation I had the privilege of enjoying earlier this month with one of our long standing and distinguished members, Dr. Charles Johnson, MD.
GREENSBORO Alvin Vincent Blount, Jr., 94, a physician and civic leader, passed on Friday, January 6, 2017. Dr. Blount was the last living litigant in the case of Simkins v. Moses Cone Hospital (1963), the landmark Supreme Court decision that desegregated hospitals throughout the South. Following the lawsuit, he became the [...]
"Hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, DC's, Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963. It was from the steps of the memorial that King delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech. King's many speeches and nonviolent actions were instrumental in shaping the nation's outlook on equality.” —from Open Vault from WGBH Listen [...]