Project Description

Dr. Riba Kelsey-Harris is an Assistant Professor in the Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Associate Director of Education for the National Center for Primary Care. A graduate of Spelman College and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Kelsey-Harris joined the faculty at Morehouse School o f Medicine in 2003. Prior to coming to Morehouse, she completed her residency at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she also served as Chief Resident, and later served as a faculty member, earning a teaching award for teaching Obstetrics to Family Medicine Residents. Since joining the faculty at MSM, while maintaining an active clinical practice, she served as the Director of Medical Student Education for 6 years; completed Masters of Science in Clinical Research and NCPC longitudinal faculty development programs; and has facilitated numerous faculty development workshops. Her particular areas of interest within the discipline of Family Medicine are women’s and children’s health, obesity and healthy lifestyle promotion. As part of the Maternal and Child Health Division in her department, she teaches and supervises residents in the care of pregnant patients.