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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Military Health Expert Dr. Evelyn Lewis on Living Your Best Life with Genma Holmes

In 1999, Congress designated the month of May as Military Appreciation Month to recognize and reflect on the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families who serve and have served this great country of ours. This month is to celebrate and honor the contributions of those who are a part of and have been a part of the US Armed Forces and the contributions they have made in preserving our way of life. Many organizations and communities around the country are celebrating this month in various ways to recognize our Active Duty members and their families, our Reserve Component members and their families and our Veterans and their families.
Join Living Your Best Life as we celebrate the lives of men and women of our military. We will hear from active duty and veterans who will share personal stories and highlights from their military careers and the next chapter in their lives. All have roles that made them the "first" in many endeavors throughout their lives and in the military. We will hear about their many acts of courage and sacrifice that embody servant leadership that will empower, inspire, and motivate listeners.


 On Saturday, May 25, 2013, tune in to hear from CAPT.(sel) Evelyn Lewis&Clark, USN Retired, who served  twenty-five years in the Navy as a medical doctor. Hear her share about her career as a Navy family physician and the work she does now addressing post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Listen as we will learn how the military, families, communities, and leaders must become more educated and engaged about mental health among our veterans and active duty members of our military.

Tune into 760AM in the Middle Tennessee Region, streaming live on line at UStream.TV and on military bases on Saturdays from 9:00-10am CST.


More About Dr. Evelyn Lewis&Clark
Spelman's Dr. Bell with Dr. Lewis

Dr. Lewis&Clark earned her medical degree from the University of the Health Sciences, The
Chicago Medical School and completed a residency in family practice at Naval Hospital
Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL. She completed a two-year faculty development fellowship at
Madigan Army Medical Center and Pacific Lutheran University with a Masters degree in the
Social and Behavioral sciences. In June 2003, Dr. Lewis retired from the United States Navy
after 25 years of service. During the next six years, Dr. Lewis &Clark was Director Medical
Policy World Wide Public Affairs and Policy for Pfizer, Inc.
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Currently, she serves as Deputy Director, W. Montague Cobb/National Medical Association Health Institute, Chief Medical Officer of the Steptoe Group, LLC, and President and CEO, Evelyn Lewis International Consulting. She also holds appointments in the departments of Family Medicine and Medical and Clinical Psychology Uniformed Services University (USU).

During her years of active service, prior assignments and appointments included Deputy Vice President for Minority Affairs, Director of the University Health Center, Director, Family Practice Clerkship, Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Associate Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine, and teaching faculty at several residency-training programs. Her professional and research interests include the impact of culture and cultural competency on healthcare outcomes, assessment and treatment of PTSD and TBI,education and training of healthcare professionals and allied health team members, health management and disease prevention, community outreach and engagement, weight management (obesity and overweight), health and healthcare disparities, healthcare policy, clinical trials and minority participation, and cultural competency.

Dr. Lewis&Clark is a member of several medical associations to include the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Board, the National Medical Association (NMA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the AMA/NMA Commission to End Healthcare Disparities.

Her military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Medal, Joint Service Commendation, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement. Joint Meritorious Unit, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy “E” (two awards), National Defense Medal, Humanitarian Service, Navy Sea Service Deployment, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service with bronze star, Coast Guard Special Operations Service and the Navy Expert Pistol (with silver “E”).

For More info about Dr. Lewis&Clark click here.

Other stories about our military featured on Living Your Best Life and Genmaspeaks:
Colonel Many-Bears Grinder 
Colonel Jacqueline Nave
Dr. Betty Moseley Brown 
FlyGirl Vernice Armour
Lt. Colonel Daphne Young
A Conversation with A Marine
Full Circle
Faces of Patriotism: Women in the Military

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Special Thanks to Arnie Joseph for help with this show.




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Juanita Dailey said...

Hi Genma,

Saw your blog on bloggers.com. You have a very interesting blog site. How long have you been blogging?

Best,

Juanita
randfwithjuanita@gmail.com

Genmaspeaks said...

Thank you for your comment. For about ten years.

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