Women Who Lead in Medicine features physicians from a variety of fields.
Jarita Hagans, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, foodie, gardener and author. She attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate and medical school. Afterwards, she completed a surgery internship at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. Eastern Virginia Medical School at Portsmouth Family Medicine is where she received her Family Medicine training.
After residency, she practiced medicine at a community clinic in post hurricane Katrina New Orleans and developed a love for cooking, gardening and natural remedies. She is rolling those passions into an online meal prep business for busy professional women and a soon-coming brick and mortar Family Practice office in Washington, DC.
Dr. Yarbrough is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. She completed her medical training at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and her residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario Canada.
She is currently practicing in Barbados at JRB Medical Centre at #12-10th Avenue in Belleville. At this location, she specializes in the care and evaluation of the specific gynecological needs of young girls and adult women of all ages. She counsels them on STI prevention, safe sex and the HPV vaccine; evaluates and manages early pregnancies and their complications and gynecological conditions that occur across the age spectrum, including abnormal menses, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, fibroids, and menopausal symptoms.
She has a monthly online webinar entitled “Adolescent Health & GYN Discussion Group”, where she discusses a different topic each month. These sessions focus on the medical and gynecological conditions that affect adolescents and young women, such as puberty, abnormal vs normal menses, safe sex and STI prevention and the HPV vaccine.
She is dedicated to teaching and counseling women about their gynecological needs, starting at an early age, with the goal of empowering them to make healthy lifestyle choices for their present and their future.
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