The Activist: Kelly Thibert, DO, MPH

Dr. Kelly Thibert is a family medicine physician practicing in Bradenton, Florida. She graduated from Grant Family Medicine Residency in Columbus, Ohio where she received comprehensive training enabling her to provide primary care to a full spectrum of patients and populations. She attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida where she majored in Molecular and Microbiology and minored in Women’s Studies. She attended Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in South Florida where she earned her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees. Before applying to residency, Kelly served as the National President for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), focusing on physician and trainee wellness, reproductive healthcare including abortion, LGTBQ healthcare and fighting for quality, affordable healthcare for all. She now serves as the AMSA Foundation President and Chair, still on the mission of helping physicians in training use their voices to improve medicine and medical education. She believes that being involved in health policy and advocating for change are vital to ensuring fully comprehensive care for her patients and the communities in which they live. Kelly is passionate about comprehensive reproductive health – including abortion, health policy, medical education and social activism.

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The Other Gilmer: Benjamin Gilmer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Gilmer is a family physician and Associate Professor at the UNC School of Medicine/Mountain Area Health Education Center’s (MAHEC) Family Medicine Residency Program.  He attended Davidson College and studied medicine at the Sorbonne and East Carolina University. As the Medical Director for MAHEC’s Rural Health Initiative and Rural Fellowship in Asheville, NC., he is passionate about advocating for global and rural health disparities.

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