The Black Doctors Building Vaccine Confidence & Trust in Communities of Color

They are recognizing the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities.

The Black Doctors Building Vaccine Confidence & Trust in Communities of Color

In an effort to help build a bridge from distrust to trust between the medical community and communities of color, this is a growing list of Black doctors who have agreed to be resources for your vaccine questions and are committed to combatting vaccine misinformation together with us.


I join with The Dr. Oz Show to commit to vaccine confidence and combat vaccine misinformation. We acknowledge that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities and will work tirelessly to aid these communities in fighting the virus.

Keith C. Norris, MD, PhD

Taniesha Buffin, MD

Sampson Davis, MD

Dr. Ashley Denmark

Vernita A. Tucker, MD

Dr. Jessica Shepherd

Foluso Fakorede, MD

Hisla Bates, MD

Letitia L Bradford, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Yemi Famuyiwa, MD, FACOG

Tameka Walker-Blake, MD

Dr. Alauna Curry

Dr. Semara Thomas

Franchell Richard Hamilton MD FACS, FASMBS, FOMA

Dr. Cindy M.P. Duke, MD, PhD, FACOG

Jonathan J. Shepherd, MD

Dr. Ryland J. Gore, MD MPH

Dr. Kerry Anne Perkins

Wendy Goodall McDonald MD

Dr. Russell J. Ledet

Dr. Hope Mitchell, MD, FAAD

Trevor Johnson, MD

Dr. Tori Canillas-Dufau

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS

Gloria E. Westney, MD, MSCR, FCCP

Susanne Tropez-Sims, MD, MPH, FAAP

Alison Mitchell, MD

Roxanne Spurlark, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Dr. Judith Joseph, MD

Dr. Cedrek McFadden

Dr. Jen Caudle

Dr. Chamika H.Taylor

James "Butch" Rosser, Jr. MD, FACS

Eva Beaulieu, MD

Cree Clay, MD

Nadeen White, MD

Ashley Wiltshire MD

Dr. Kelenne V. Tuitt

Charis N. Chambers, MD

Dr. Faith Brown

Edward R Hills MD, FACOG

Michelle Henry, MD

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