Walkitria Smith, MD

Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director, Morehouse Healthcare

Dr. Walkitria Smith is a native of Mobile, Alabama. She is no stranger to the Atlanta community, she holds a B.S. from Spelman College and an M.D. from Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Chesterfield Family Practice in Richmond, Virginia during which she served as Chief Resident while holding a dual teaching appointment at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

Physician and community health advocate Dr. Walkitria Smith has dedicated her life to reducing health disparities through education, primary care, and preventive medicine. Dr. Smith’s clinical and medical research interests include Women’s Health and Pediatrics Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine with a strong focus on diet, exercise, and living a holistically healthy life. She also has a strong interest in chronic disease, particularly empowering patients to navigate their diagnosis through health education.

Dr. Smith is a distinguished member of the American Board of Family Physicians and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. In addition to her leadership roles in local community organizations, she is a devoted wife and mother who enjoys cooking and traveling.

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