A Pediatrician’s Journey Towards Preventive Health in The Gambia with Dr. Randi Nelson

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A Pediatrician’s Journey Towards Preventive Health in The Gambia with Dr. Randi Nelson

December 14, 2023

A Pediatrician’s Journey Towards Preventive Health in The Gambia with Dr. Randi Nelson

In this podcast episode, host Dr. Lisa Herbert welcomes her guest, Dr. Randi Nelson.

Dr. Nelson is President of the Nelson Media Group and founder of Lady Dynamics financial wellness business doctor. She is also a nationally recognized author of two Amazon bestsellers. Doctor Nelson is a board-certified pediatrician, and currently a general pediatrician for Sun River Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Clinic, which is a federally funded nonprofit health center that serves medically underserved areas and populations. She, along with the medical director, established the pediatric department. Doctor Nelson is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York’s in the House for University and Stony Brook University School of Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency at Jacoby Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where special emphasis was placed on primary care.

Dr. Herbert and Dr. Nelson discuss their roles in healthcare and their upcoming collaboration in the Gambia Collaborative Project. Dr. Nelson shares her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and her excitement about volunteering in Gambia, where she hopes to learn about natural medicine and share her expertise in pediatric care.


The Transformation Journey (00:05:09)

Dr. Randi Nelson shares her journey from finance and investment banking to becoming a doctor.


A Day in the Life of a Pediatrician (00:07:17)

Dr. Nelson discusses her daily routine as a pediatrician serving medically underserved areas and populations.


The Impact of COVID-19 (00:10:22)

Dr. Nelson reflects on the sudden and severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, both personally and professionally.


Volunteering in The Gambia (00:15:14)

Excitement about going to The Gambia, experiencing the culture, teaching, and interacting with medical students.


Building Relationships and Collaboration (00:22:55)

The speakers express their excitement about building new relationships and collaborating with each other.


Supporting the Gambia Project (00:23:52)

The listeners are encouraged to support the Gambia project by visiting the website and learning more about it.

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