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Contributors

We’re able to bring you the very best of health, medical, and lifestyle information because of our amazing team of Contributors at healthyblackmen.org. Each member of our professional team is committed to the health and well-being of others and and dedicated to helping black males live healthier by any means necessary.

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Dr. Draion M. Burch, DO (Dr. Drai) is a practicing physician and teaching faculty member at Magee-Womens Hospital of The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Drai is also the founder and Chief Medical Advisor of DrDrai.com, where he discusses actionable ideas and real-world strategies to help women take control of their health.

 

 

 

Dr. Jerome Lisk, MD is board certified with a fellowship in movement disorders and works for Southern California Movement Disorder Specilaists. Dr. Lisk earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He completed an internal medicine internship at the UCLA/Charles Drew Campus and his neurology residency and movement disorders fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston.

 

 

 

Dr. Moshe Lewis MD, MPH, MBA is currently on the Volunteer Clinical Faculty of UCSF. Dr. Lewis specializes in the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries and diseases.  His focus of care is pain relief, regaining flexibility, and building strength with the goal of getting people back to work and enjoying healthy, productive lives.

 

 

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Dr. Derek H. Suite, M.D., M.S. is the Founder and CEO of Full Circle Health (FCH), a New York based community practice devoted to providing culturally competent, spiritually sensitive psychiatric and psychological services. Dr. Suite is a board certified Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a New York State Certified Evaluator for the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).

 

 

 

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Dr. Sophie Balzora is a Assistant Professor in Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and is board-certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Balzora can be found on Twitter @SophieBalzoraMD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Clarence M. Lee Jr. is an Officer and Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force. He is also author of a Christian inspired book, “Well, My Mom Says…“. DrLee earned his B.S. in Biology from The University of the Incarnate Word and he completed is M.D. at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. Tweet him @cmleejr.

 

 

 

Dr. James Wadley, PhD is an associate professor and Director of the Master of Human Services program at Lincoln University.  He is a licensed professional counselor in the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has experience working with individuals, families, and couples and empowering them to reach their emotional, social, intimate, and spiritual potential.

 

 

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Dr. Darrell Hudson is an assistant professor with the Brown School of Social Work and a faculty scholar with the Institute of Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis.

 

 

 

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Dr. Cedric L. Salone, Pharm.D., MPH is a residency trained pharmacist and currently works as a  Clinical Pharmacist Program Specialist at the Edward J. Hines VA Hospital in metroChicago.

 

 

 

 

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Mr. James C. Molet holds a MBA from Wayland Baptist University. He blogs on financial topics at retirement savvy.net  and author of RENDEZVOUS WITH RETIREMENT: A Guide to Getting Fiscally Fit. Mr. Molet retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years in 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Raphael Travis, Jr. currently teaches as an Assistant Professor at Texas State University School of Social Work in San Marcos. He received his DrPH from the School of Public Health at UCLA, and remains active in community-based work. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

 

 

 

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Derek M. Griffith is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Health and Society and General Internal Medicine and Public Health and the Director of the Institute for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University. He earned his Master’s degree and PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from DePaul University,

 

 

 

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Ron J. Clark, MBA, MA is an expert on effective programs targeting fathers, fatherless males, and young unwed parents. He’s published dozens of articles on fatherhood and previously served as Director of Virginia Governor’s Fatherhood Campaign under the State Department of Health.

 

 

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Wess Murray is a NASM certified trainer, a Wellness and Nutrition coach and master trainer based in New York City. He is the host of ‘The Essentially Fit Podcast Show’ on iTunes.

 

 

 

 

Maurice T.  Judkins is a Radiation Therapist.  He is a decorated United States Army Veteran and was trained as a Combat Lifesaver while serving in Iraq. He has formal training in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and Respiratory Gating Radiation Therapy.

 

 

 

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GideonWayne Fitzpatrick is a certified health coach, nutrition counselor and a natural health advocate. Get more information about his practice can be found at his website, thegideontree.com.

 

 

 

 

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Marcus Hummings,Psy.D is a licensed psychologist and owner of the Metropolitan Center for Psychological Services in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

 

 

 

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Kai Ajala Dupé is an advocate for spiritual literacy. He has a Masters degree in education and has been a student of spirituality for over 20 years. Contact Kai via Twitter @KaiDupe or at kai.dupe@kaidupe.com anytime.

 

 

 

Ronald Wadley is the Controller at a non-profit medical member based association.   He holds a degree in Master Human Resource Management and a Master of Business Administration.   Ronald is a board member of Test Positive Aware Network, a member of the Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus executive committee, and he blogs here and here.

 

 

 

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Renaldo Bethel is a certified fitness manager in Little Rock, Arkansas. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Central Arkansas. Mr. Bethel is also a frequent conference presenter and public speaker.