Cheryl Dickson, MD, MPH
Cheryl Dickson is a clinician, medical educator and health administrator with a passion for reducing health disparities in urban and rural settings. Cheryl provides strategic and program development consultation to Consilience Group’s patient- and family-centered healthcare practice.
Currently Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia and adjunct professor in the University of Georgia School of Public Health, she develops cultural competency curriculum for medical students, facilitates clinical-community partnerships and works with the School of Public Health to develop programs to eliminate healthcare disparities. As a leader at large community-based hospital systems, Cheryl developed medical school cultural competency curriculum and co-facilitated cultural competency training for continuing physician education in New Jersey and California; in partnership with local health departments, facilitated an asthma coalition and immunization task force; and served as principal investigator for a Johnson & Johnson-funded initiative to build hospital-community partnerships to improve child health. Cheryl received her MD degree from UMDNJ/New Jersey Medical School and her MPH in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University.