Marcia B. Williams, ND is a senior Naturopathic Doctor at Progressive Medical Center. Her experience in a medical environment ranges from an extensive clinical background as a certified speech-language pathologist for 17 years, having worked at the National Institutes of Health in Rehabilitative Medicine, Bethesda, Maryand and at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. Marcia also served as coordinator of speech pathology at Meadowbrook Atlanta, a sub-acute facility for closed head trauma and patients with degenerative diseases.
Marcia’s educational background includes a B.A. in Speech Pathology & Audiology from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD; a M.S. in Communication Sciences from Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and a doctoral candidate in Communication Disorders from Howard University. She completed advanced workshops at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University to further advance her medical knowledge and clinical skills. However, being somewhat disillusioned by traditional medicine and the then prevailing chronic illness of so many patients, Marcia decided to seek alternative means to promote health and wellness.
Marcia completed her training to become a Naturopathic Doctor and became a certified health professional in June 2001. After completing a residency program at Emanuel Center for Health in Alpharetta, Ga, she became a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor in 2003. Believing that good health to a large degree comes from good nutrition, she provides comprehensive nutritional/wellness consultations. She has been featured in various magazines, is an expert health writer and has spoken to various professional organizations in the Atlanta metro area on the importance of health and wellness.