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Spelman College Healthcare Summit Speakers

Lesley Williams, C’97, M.D.

Lesley Williams
Panelist: Fact or Fiction? You are What You Eat

Lesley Williams is a certified eating disorder specialist and board-certified family medicine physician. She received her doctor of medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency training at Mayo Clinic Arizona. She has worked exclusively with eating disorders for over 15 years in the full spectrum of treatment settings. Williams recently established Williams Wellness Medical Group, an outpatient eating disorder focused medical practice in Phoenix. She is also currently the Medical Team Lead for Banner Behavioral Health Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona. Williams was recently selected to be a 2020 fellow for the University of California Irvine’s Primary Care Psychiatry Program.

Her areas of special interest and expertise include health equity and health at every size advocacy. Williams is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She was recently appointed to the Academy of Eating Disorders Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Due to her hard work and dedication to the field, in 2018 Williams was named as one of the Top 80 Female Eating Disorder Leaders in the United States.