DeKalb County Board of Health

Clyde Watkins, Jr., MD, FACP, Board Vice Chair

Physician Appointment Currently Practicing in the
County Governing Authority Appointment

Dr. Watkins is a graduate of Morehouse College and later received his MD degree from Meharry Medical College. Dr. Watkins completed his internal medicine training at the Emory University School of Medicine. In 2000, he was named Medical Director of the Emory General Medical Clinics at Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Watkins is board certified in internal medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physician. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University and member of the Medical Association of Georgia and American College of Physicians. He is a member of Open Hand and the DeKalb County Chapter of 100 Black Men of America.
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD Parliamentarian

Public Health Consumer or Nurse
City of Atlanta Appointment

Dr. Jones joined the DeKalb County Board of Health on March 26, 2015. Dr. Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She is a senior fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, and is the Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association. Term expires 2020.
Delphyne Lomax

Consumer Representing the County’s Needy, Underprivileged or Elderly Community Governing Authority Appointment

Mrs. Lomax Taylor is the Chair and principal with V & L Research and Consulting, a market research firm with expertise in specialty marketing. She has been in the market research industry for over twenty-five years. Delphyne has received a WXIA 11 Who Care Community Service Award for her service to the Center of Black Women’s Wellness. As a breast cancer survivor, she works to educate and advocate the importance of mammograms through Susan G. Komen Atlanta.
Sonia Alvarez-Robinson PhD

Consumer of Health Services
County Governing Authority Appointment

Dr. Alvarez-Robinson is the Executive Director of Strategic Consulting at the Georgia Institute of Technology and previously served as the Director of Strategic Resource Development with the Georgia Department of Public Health. She has over twenty-five years of experience as an executive career coach specializing in issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Dr. Alvarez-Robinson also works as a mentor for individuals dealing with issues of grief/loss, sickle-cell, and life transitions; often traveling as a global humanitarian delegate with the International Leadership Institute.
Stephen R. Bradshaw

Steve Bradshaw was born in Charlotte, NC into a military family as his father spent a career in the US Navy. He was also born into a religious family as both of his grandfathers were pastors. Upon his father’s retirement from military service in 1977 the family moved to Savannah, GA where Steve spent his formative years. He considers Savannah to be his hometown. Upon graduating from Armstrong State College with a BA in 1986 Steve entered the US Army as a Second Lieutenant and was formally trained as a tank commander. Over a seven-year military career Steve served in various line and staff positions of increased responsibility including service in the Middle East during the First Persian Gulf War. The military taught him discipline, sacrifice and devotion to duty. He left the Army at the rank of Captain in 1993 to pursue opportunities in the private sector.