MD, Meharry Medical College; Residency Training of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence Hospital Medical Centers
Mississippi Medical Association
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What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
She attributes her success to her father, a college professor, and mother, a former teacher.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
She became involved in her profession because she always wanted to be a doctor. Her father was a college professor and got her a doctor's kit, so she experimented with doctoring as a child. She went to college and studied piano and classical music, but did not want to play the piano her whole life; she wanted to be a doctor, so she attended medical school and finally became one.
Extended Bio Profile:
Dr. Sherman was a medical director around 1984 at Jefferson Davis Memorial Hospital, now named Natchez Regional Hospital.
Obstetricians and gynecologists both focus on the health of the female reproduction system. Obstetricians delivery babies and care for women during pregnancy, child birth and the postnatal period. Gynecologists diagnose, treat and try to prevent disorders of the female reproductive system. Often, physicians are both obstetricians and gynecologists, also known as OB/GYNs. Many women choose to see a gynecologist regularly once a year for pelvic or vaginal exams. Gynecologists may deal with health conditions such as infertility, vaginal or cervical infections, incontinence, abnormal menstruation and cancers.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Working as an Ob-Gyn; Doing pap smears; Scheduling mammographies
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Dr. Sherman plans to continue practicing medicine, as well as her education.