Keisha Callins, M.D., '11, appointed to Georgia Composite Medical Board

*Article written by Jennifer Parks and originally published in the Albany Herald


CallinsALBANY — The office of Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the selection of 24 individuals, including one Albany physician, to various state boards.


Keisha Callins, M.D. and an obstetrician and gynecologist with Albany Area Primary Health Care, has been appointed to the Georgia Composite Medical Board.


Now at Miriam Worthy Women’s Health Center, Callins is a native of Jamaica who became a United States citizen. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Dougherty County, Albany Downtown Sertoma Club and the Junior League of Albany. She is a junior fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Georgia State Medical Association and the Griffin-Jordan Medical Society, her biography says.


Callins earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Virginia in 1998, a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2000 and a medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in 2007.


She is a 2011 graduate and former chief resident of the Morehouse School of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Prior to medical school, she worked as a research recruitment coordinator for national clinical trials at University of Alabama in Birmingham.


She and her husband, attorney Joel Callins, have two children.