Dr. Major-Kincade was first introduced to America over 20 years ago as the young Neonatologist featured on ABC’s Houston Medical and Lifetime’s Women Docs. She received her bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University and her Medical and Master’s in Public Health’s Degrees from UCLA. Dr. Terri completed her pediatric residency training at UT Southwestern Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and her Perinatal-Neonatal Fellowship training at UT Houston Health Science Center, Memorial Herman Children’s Hospital.
She is a highly requested keynote speaker, known in the industry for her authenticity and compassion in discussing challenging topics around racial health disparities, physician-patient communication, and neonatal palliative care. Her career in Neonatology was in inspired by her own sister, who was born three months early in 1968. Dr. Terri is a two-time best-selling author and has been featured in Ebony, NBC, Huggies, and BlackDoctor.org. She previously served as Chair for the Texas March of Dimes Steering Committee for African American Outreach and currently serves as the Chair for the Diversity, Equity Inclusion Committee for the National Board of Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance (PLIDA), The Clinical Advisory Board of The Return To Zero HOPE Foundation and is a new member of the Pampers Womb to World Advisory Board, where she provides expertise in addressing Maternal and Infant Health Disparities.
Dr. Terri, or Dr. Boo as she is affectionately called, defines her mission as a commitment to empower families to make informed choices for their babies at a time when they believe they have no choice, as well as to empower physicians and nurses to help families making those difficult choices. Dr. Terri has been happily married over 25 years and lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and two children.
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