Episode 14: Dr. Lekeshia Jarrett, Balancing Family and Career In Turbulent Times

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On this episode, I am excited to introduce you to Lekeshia Jarrett, M.D. She is an amazing person and we focus on her background and evolution as both a mother and family medicine physician.

She is the cornerstone of a power couple with her husband Christopher Jarrett. Chris has a cameo but really deserves an episode of his own.

Here is a link to the book she recommended Heavy by Kiese Laymon.

Dr. Lekeshia Jarrett received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Xavier University of Louisiana. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, and she completed her internship and residency in Family Practice and Community Medicine at the University of South Alabama. She is board certified in family medicine.

Dr. Christopher Jarrett received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Ranawat Orthopaedic Center, Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Jarrett is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a specialty focus in Hips and Knees as well as General Orthopaedic Conditions.

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