The Tolbert Center is proud to announce that Dr. NaNotchka Chumley, D.O., MPH, will join the practice to lead our primary care services. Dr. Chumley has been practicing family medicine and urgent care in the Greater Los Angeles area for more than 20 years.
With nearly 2.5 million Americans said to be addicted to prescription opioids or heroin, there is no doubt that we are in the midst of an epidemic involving addiction to painkillers.
As of September 2016, 34 percent of the physicians in the United States were female, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, and only a percentage of those physicians hold leadership positions. Here is a list of female physicians who have risen to powerful positions within hospitals, health systems and medical societies.