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Last updated: 1/27/2016
Dr. Evelyn Walker (Ricks)
Associate Member
Professional Information
Mississippi State Department of Health (Retired)
Director of Health Promotion/Health Equity
715 S. Pear Orchard Dr
Ridgeland
Mississippi
39157  United States
 [ Map ]
601 206-1540 (Phone)
  Health Promotion and Health Equity
  Doctor of Medicine – MD, MPH - Master of Public Health
Personal Information
208 Bellewether Pass
Ridgeland
Mississippi
39157  United States
 [ Map ]
601 206-1540 (Phone)
601 951-0525 (Mobile)
3/3/1961
Ricks
Married
7/6/1985
Royal
Additional Information
  Cardiovascular Health, Health Equity, Program Integration and Collaboration
  Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Reduction
Education/Experience
EDUCATION
Professional Education
University of MS School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
Degree: M.D., 1986

Postgraduate Training
Baptist Memorial Hospital, Gadsden, AL
Family Medicine Internship PGY-1: July 1986-June 1987

University of MS School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
Family Medicine Residency PGY-2 and 3: July 1987-June 1989

University of AL at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL
Degree: MPH (Health Care Organization and Policy), 2007

Board Certification
Specialty: Family Medicine

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

October 2011-present
Medical Director
Office of Health Promotion and Heath Equity
MS State Department of Health


January 2000- October 2011 Medical Officer/Director
NHLBI Jackson Field Site

September 1997-January 2000 Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
University Medical Center

Social/Volunteer Organizations
LINKS, Inc (Jackson, MS chapter)
Jack and Jill of America Inc.
MS Academy of Family Physicians
MS Public Health Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
More Information
AWARDS AND HONORS

1990 Outstanding Physician of the Year, Public Health District V

2008 NHLBI Star Award for Excellence in Health Care Needs Collaboration

2009 NHLBI Star Award for Excellence in Mentoring

2010 New Hope Baptist Church Hope Award (Medicine)

2011 NHLBI Merit Award

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