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Deborah Williams, M.D.


Professor of Pathology


Over the course of her career, Dr. Deborah Williams has used her medical background to increase health care access and diversify the health care field. She stands out as the founding CEO of the nonprofit organization Globalscope, which works to improve health care education and service in communities around the world. Dr. Deborah Williams takes an active role in many such projects, both domestically and abroad, formerly serving as the co-principal investigator of the New York Community Trust and as a program evaluator for the HIV Prevention Project with Tribal Colleges and Universities. In 2014, she received the Most Phenomenal Woman Award from the New York chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Over the course of her career she has received 1. 5 million ih extramural funding.

Deborah Williams, MD, entered the medical profession as a graduate of the State University of New York's Downstate Medical School; received her PhD degree form New York University in the Department of Molecular Parasitology; then completed her postgraduate studies in surgery and surgical pathology. She subsequently served as a postdoctoral fellow in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Department of Pathology and entered the teaching profession as an assistant professor of pathology at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Deborah Williams was Associate professor of Pathology and Director of the graduate programs in biological and physical sciences and interdisciplinary studies at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition Dr Williams hld a position as l Associated Professor of Pathology ate Touro College of Pharmacy where she led the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).

Current submission 2016:

Aspirin as an Antithrombotic Therapy for Ischemic Stroke and Embolization Prevention in Low Risk Patients with non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation: Retrospective Review. Journal of American Cardiology-submitted.

Retrospective Study of HIV/AIDS Maternal-to-Child-Transmission rates in two Rural Hospital Ghana-African Journal of AIDS research-submitted.

The Outcome Impact of a Six Week Pipeline Program leading to Pharmacy Education.-AACP-2016-school poster submitted.

Previous submission:

RECOGNIZING NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE PHARMACISTS” was selected for poster presentation during the NPhA/SNPhA Annual Meeting July 26-29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Health promotion and community outreach strategies to increase awareness of asthma and smoking cessation amongst minority adolescents. Keith Veltri BPharm PharmD, Antoinette Ajavon PhD, Mariana I. Babayeva MD PhD, Eva Berrios-Colon PharmD MPH, John Fisher PhD, Nataliya Shinkazh PharmD, Deborah Williams MD PhD, Deborah Wittman PharmD, Reeshemah Brightley BA(2012) AACP meeting , Kissimmee, Fla.




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