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Public health: How this DO is improving access to care for patients in the Mississippi Delta region

By The DO Staff


Brookshield Laurent, DO, is a physician and educator who is making big impacts on health, health care and medical education in Northeast Arkansas and the surrounding Mississippi Delta region. In 2019, she became the founding executive director of the Delta Population Health Institute (DPHI), the community engagement arm of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Jonesboro, Arkansas campus.