WE IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN GREATER AUSTIN

The Austin Black Physicians Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and education of the Black community. Our work is focused on supporting medical care, research, and diversity through our online network.

OUR MISSION AND BYLAWS

Mission

At ABPA, we envision a world where health and wellness is readily accessible to all. We are committed to improving health disparities within our medical community. Our goal is to inspire and nurture the next generation of Black doctors. Our approach to this mission is threefold:

  • Support, promote, and encourage the education of our medical and premedical students via scholarships and mentorships.

  • Form partnerships with like-minded stakeholders to decrease health disparities that directly and adversely affect Austin, Texas, and our surrounding communities.

  • Create collaborative avenues for engagement while attaining health and wellness for the community and health care providers.

Bylaws
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Austin Black Physicians Association
BOARD of DIRECTORS

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Tina Ward
President
M.D. / B.S.N. / Family Medicine

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Reginald Baptiste
Vice President
M.D. / F.A.C.S. / Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Grace Grant-Jennings
Treasurer
M.D. / M.S. / Internal Medicine

Chinwe Efuribe
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Chinwe Efuribe
Secretary
Community Outreach Co-Chair
M.D. / M.P.H. / Pediatrics

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Dr. Melanie Belt
Fundraising Chair
M.D./Ob/Gyn
Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Wendell Williams
Scholarship Chair
M.D / Internal Medicine
and Cardiology

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M. Yvette Williams-Brown
Mentorship Chair
M.D. / Gynecologic Oncology

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Trennis Jones
Executive Director
M.B.A. / Healthcare
Administration

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Dr. DeVry C. Anderson
M.D. / M.B.A. / FACHE / CPE/
Chief Medical Officer St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

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Dr. Jeff Hutchinson
M.D.
Co-Chair of Community Outreach, Founder and CEO of The Wade Alliance

JOIN US

ABPA provides multiple opportunities for our network of Black Physicians to get involved within the local community including physician membership engagement, fundraising campaign for student scholarships, student mentoring, and community health promotion activities.

Find a Black Doctor

Looking for a Black doctor? Search our database to find a Black doctor in the Greater Austin area.

Community Outreach

We work extensively throughout Greater Austin providing services that help improve the health of our community.

Students

Our mentorship and scholarship programs help encourage and support the next generation of Black doctors.

ABPA PHYSICIANS

Serve your community by supporting our mission and inspiring the next generation of doctors by becoming a member and mentor via our organization.

Help us reach our goal of $75,000 by September 2022

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Your Donation Can Make a Great Impact

Support our mission by making your contribution today.  Know your dollars support real care and work needed in the Austin Community. Your invaluable support will help us:

  • Help end health disparities in Austin
  • Educate the community with health events and resources
  • Support and care for Black Americans within the community
  • Support and encourage the next generation of Black doctors
  • Help students via scholarships to pay for testing that they could not easily afford
  • And so much more

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“Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only as strong as the health of their women.” — Michelle Obama

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