Dr. Denise Josey has dedicated her career to social justice, studying mental health and chronic pain and mitigating the opioid crisis in suburban and urban areas. She holds board certifications in Public Health and Preventative Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
As an active member of the medical community, Dr. Josey represented the International Society of Doctors for the Environment at the United Nations for the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She also serves as a board member for the Hillsborough County FACT Team that addresses mental health issues in the community, and is a faculty member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Pain and Addiction Planning Committee.
Dr. Josey holds multiple degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Atlantic Union College, a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ School of Public Health — now Rutgers University. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine.