Mitzi Williams MDAssistant Professor of Neurology - Morehouse School of Medicine

    2019 Honoree

    Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams is a neurologist and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University and her Doctor of Medicine degree from Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Williams completed her internship and residency in neurology as well as a Clinical Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. After several years of serving as the Medical Director of the Augusta MS Center and Assistant Professor in Neurology, she returned to Atlanta, where she joined the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta. She served there as a staff physician and researcher for over 7 years. Dr. Williams has a strong interest in understanding and furthering research in MS in ethnic minority populations. She is a sought-after speaker and presenter and has discussed her research both nationally and internationally at various scientific meetings. She has spearheaded and participated in multiple Steering Committees and Work Groups to further research in underserved population with MS. She also has recently increased involvement in efforts to increase diversity in clinical research and educate the community about the importance of research participation. Dr. Williams is the author of MS Made Simple: The Essential Guide to Understanding Your Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis. Because of her passion for teaching and advocacy, Dr. Williams will be joining the faculty of her alma mater, Morehouse School of Medicine in 2019.
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