Black women only make up about 3% of the medical workforce, but that doesn’t limit the tremedous impact they have on the healthcare industry.
This #WhiteCoatWednesday, BDO would like to highlight, the beautiful and talented Dr. Kelly N. Wood, MD who recently made a guest appearance on BDO’s Facebook live series “Black History of Health” to provide information and tips on living with diabetes.
Dr. Kelly N. Wood, MD is an internal medicine physician, board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.
She earned her medical degree from The University of the West Indies in Barbados before relocating to the United States in 2006. Dr. Kelly is currently in clinical practice in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Kelly is not only a doctor in the sense of making people well physically but also mentally and emotionally. Beyond the stethoscope, Dr. Kelly is recognized as “The Bounce Back Coach,” helping high-performing women to overcome past hurts to have a happy and healthy relationship with themselves and others.
Her debut book, “Bounce Back to a Better You: Recovering from the Disappointment of a Failed Relationship,” walks readers through her personal journey of reconstructing her life after her engagement ended.
Through a multi-dimensional platform that addresses the mind, body, and spirit, Dr. Kelly lives out her passion to help others achieve total wellness and lead a balanced life.
She makes expert health and wellness advice accessible to all through speaking engagements, media appearances, her Facebook show, and personal blog (www.drkellywoodmd.com).