ABOUT DR. PAULA
Dr. Paula Walker King (a.k.a. Dr. Paula) is a board certified physician, an award winning professor, media personality, and consultant for high performers who want to take control of their lifestyle and career. She is a sought after global speaker, nationally recognized author, and subject matter expert on prevention science and wellness.
Dr. Paula completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and graduated with Honors from Howard University. She earned her Master of Public Health degree at Emory University and her Doctor of Medicine degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
After graduating medical school, Dr. Paula completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at St. John Hospital & Medical Center. After a few years of working in the emergency department, Dr. Paula realized that emergency medicine isn’t just about trauma and acute medical care, but that a considerable amount of chronic disease is seen within the emergency department. It was there, in the ER, that Dr. Paula’s career took a turn towards preventive medicine and public health. She began to investigate ways to help reduce the incidence and prevalence of the chronic diseases that she saw with regularity among her emergency department patients.
Since those earlier experiences, Dr. Paula has gone on to break barriers and blaze trails in medicine and beyond. She consistently meets with clients one on one and in groups, traveling the country to teach wellness principles that will help clients maximize their potential and optimize their health. As a physician leader who emanates boundless energy, charm and compassion, her practical approach to optimizing health and human potential makes it obvious why Dr. Paula has become “America’s Wellness Coach”. As the Founder and Chief Officer of DrPaulaMD.com, she discusses actionable ideas and real-world strategies to help clients take control of their health. Many relate to her story of empowerment after burnout led her to a “wake-up” call. To increase her resilience, Dr. Paula engaged in heightened self-care and mindset mastery. By employing simple wisdom principles for the seven dimensions of wellness, Dr. Paula was able to re-gain a state of balance and vitality. She was also able to reinvent her career to include more holistic and preventive medicine approaches.
Through her coaching programs, both one-on-one and in groups, Dr. Paula helps others transform their lives. Her effervescent personality, charisma, and down-to-earth approach shine through in her live presentations, videos and books. Dr. Paula’s mission is simple: creating a healthier world, one person at a time.
Now, Dr. Paula helps women who are just like her when she was challenged in her pursuit to lead well, while engaged in the daily grind of career advancement and attempting to achieve work life balance. If Dr. Paula can do it, YOU can do it! All you need is the right formula and support, and Dr. Paula’s here to provide both.
If you are ready to take your career and lifestyle to the next level, contact Dr. Paula now.