Welcome to the Southern Region

The Southern Region is composed of the following: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.


Greetings from the NAMME Southern Region!

We proudly and wholeheartedly support the vision set forth by our NAMME national leadership! As a region we have set as our priorities:

  • Increased membership;
  • Increased professional development opportunities;
  • Ensure the increased and diversity of our future workforce (across all health professions); and
  • Strengthen our partnerships!

We welcome you, your skillset and your participation! We are as strong as our membership!


Connect with us on social media!


Twitter: @NammeSR


Aileen Edwards Harris, MSA
Executive Director
Capital Area Health Education Center
Phone: (804) 655-2576

Regional News




Southern Region Officers

Executive Director-– Aileen Edwards Harris, MSA
Capital Area Health Education Center
P: 804-859-2808
Director-Elect – Dwayne Compton, PhD
University of Louisville, School of Medicine
P: 502-852-5303
Secretary – Victoria Beamer
Treasurer – Vacant

Southern Region Committee Chairs

Awards – Judy Pointer, M.Ed.
Budget & Finance – Bernard Roper, Ph.D
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Communications – Co-Chair: Jenny Crouch, MS
Director of Recruitment & Student Relations
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta University
Communications – Co-Chair: Natalia O’Brien
Student Outreach Coordinator
Virginia Commonwealth University
Legal Co-Chair–Aisha DeBerry, J.D.
PCOM-Georgia Campus
Legislative Affairs Immanuel Bryant
North Carolina A&T State University

Elections/Nominations – NyThea Tolbert, MPH
Spelman College
Scholarship – Jacquelyn Hallum, MBA, MHA
Mountain AHEC
Membership Co-Chair- Adrien DeLoach
Virginia Commonwealth University
Membership Co-Chair- Darnae’ Parks
PCOM-Georgia Campus
Program Co-Chair– Reginald Tooley, MPH
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Program Co-Chair– Cynthia Moore
University of Alabama School of Medicine

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