World-Renowned Multiple Sclerosis Expert, Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams, is a Board-Certified Neurologist, Fellowship Trained Multiple Sclerosis Specialist, Author, International Speaker, and Researcher who is passionate about educating and empowering people affected by MS. Her specialized training and expertise makes her a highly sought after expert and thought leader in the field of Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis, often called upon to speak nationally and internationally on topics related to advancing MS care. She is the proud recipient of the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Hope Award and the 2019 BlackDoctor.org Top Blacks in Healthcare Award. She is also the Amazon Number 1 best-selling author of MS Made Simple: The Essential Guide to Understanding Your Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis.
Dr. Mitzi received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her Internal Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, and Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship at Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly MCG) in Augusta, GA, where she received numerous awards and scholarships and served as Chief Resident of the Neurology Residency Program.
She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including academic teaching hospitals, private practice and as Medical Director of a Multiple Sclerosis Center. She has expertise in understanding MS in underserved and ethnic minority populations. Through collaborations with national and international MS committees, she advocates for people living with MS to share in the decision making process with their healthcare teams to combat this disease.
She is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of research participation and encouraging diversity in clinical research.
She serves as a well-respected consultant, speaker, researcher, author and physician. She is the proud Founder and CEO of Joi Life Wellness Group Multiple Sclerosis Center, where she provides personalized Multiple Sclerosis Care delivered with expertise, compassion and joy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two beautiful children, and singing.
I believe that there is always something you can do to improve our own health. Medicine plays a role in that process, but it never takes away or fulfills the part you play.
Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams, a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellowship trained Multiple Sclerosis Specialist.