LEADS Project: Developing a Primary Care Network in Rural Middle Georgia
Advisor: Grant Greenberg, MD, MA
Bio: Dr. Yvette Monique Davis-Smith is a Program Director of the Atrium Health Navicent Family Medicine Residency Program and Professor of Family Medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. Dr. Davis-Smith is an experienced academic clinician who has demonstrated noteworthy accomplishments as a researcher, medical practitioner, mentor, and educational administrator. She received her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia and her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan and completed her residency training at Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Residency in Albany, GA.
Dr. Davis-Smith is active with the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teacher of Family Medicine and the local medical community. Her presence and experience is valued on multiple hospital, medical school and community committees and boards.
She maintains a busy medical practice and enjoys teaching and supervising resident physicians and medical students. Her areas of interest include diabetes prevention, women’s health, nutrition, point of care ultrasound and health literacy.
Dr. Davis-Smith is an engaged member of the Girl Scouts, The Mentors Project and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Spending time with her husband Dr. Jimmie H. Smith, Jr and their three adult children Elizabeth, Amelia, and Gordon keeps her grounded and whole.