A native of Southern Jersey, Dr. Brooks is a Phi Beta Kappa and AOA graduate of Howard University, College of Liberal Arts and College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brooks subsequently completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Brigham and Women’s, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Brooks additionally completed an MBA in medical services management at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Brooks rose to the rank of full Professor at the University of Maryland and served as Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, developing processes and programs to improve access to high quality advanced gynecologic and women’s cancer care within the health system’s catchment area. She served most recently as an executive with a major health system in Louisville Kentucky, developing and leading a population health based service line and health disparities initiatives. On a national level, Dr. Brooks serves on the Joint Policy Committee and Education Board of the American Public Health Association.
Dr. Brooks has been recognized by numerous organizations for excellence in community service and outreach. She has published extensively and has served as the principal investigator on grants and contracts funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Social Innovation Fund, and local and state agencies to advance initiatives focused on reducing health disparities and improving health services delivery. Dr. Brooks joined CompleteCare Health Network as Chief Medical Officer July 2015.
- Howard University, Washington, DC
- Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD