How A Rural Georgia Doctor Is Taking An Holistic View On Maternal Care

Through her work as a rural physician, Dr. Keisha Callins addresses the bigger picture of maternal mortality in Georgia. 

Serving as the only OB-GYN for the 16 health clinics in the community heath care systems in Georgia, Callins believes in taking an holistic approach to women’s health. She says that maternal health care is often too narrowly focused on pregnancy and needs a broader scope on overall health.


While teaching medical students at Mercer University, Callins is adamant that doctors should begin asking one question of the women in their care: “What are your plans of future fertility?” 

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