Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.    P.O. Box 269    Belzoni, MS 39038
662-247-1471 Office    662-247-4767 Fax    662-247-3364 Home    662-392-2016 Cell
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Born - 2/29/56    Cook County    Chicago, IL
Previous Marriage (1976) and Divorce (1985)
Present Marriage - 5/7/87    Wife - Sylvia Holmes-Myers
Children - Eric Holmes (39), Ronald V. Myers, Jr. (38), Michael Myers (35)
                Joshua L. Myers (27), Neoma Myers (24)
11 Grandchildren & 2 Great Grandchildren


Member, American Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas City, MO
Member, National Medical Association, Washington, DC
Member, MS Medical & Surgical Association, Jackson, MS


Member, Southern Medical Association, Atlanta, GA (1989-1995)
Member, Student National Medical Association (SNMA), Washington, DC (1985-1988)


Founder & Director, Black Doctors Matter, Belzoni, MS (2015-Present)
Founder & President, American Pain Institute, Fort Smith, AR (2002-Present)
Founder, President & Medical Director - Myers Foundation Christian Family Health Centers
   (Tchula & Belzoni, MS) (1989-Present)

Member, Board of Directors - National Black Evangelical Association (NBEA), Chicago, IL
Member, Board of Regents - Phoenix University of Theology, Phoenix, AR
Founder & Chairman, Wisconsin Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Milwaukee, WI
Ordained & Commissioned Medical Missionary - Wisconsin Baptist Pastors Conference & Pilgrim Rest
   Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI
Founder & Chairman, African-American Alumni Foundation, of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Artistic Director, Mississippi Jazz & Heritage Festival - Black Arts Music Society, Smith Robertson
   Museum & Cultural Center & The Myers Foundation, Jackson & Greenville, MS
Founder & Chairman, National Association of Juneteenth Jazz Presenters (NAJJP), Belzoni, MS
Founder & Director, Fellowship of Creative Christian Jazz Muscians, Belzoni, MS
Founder & Chairman, National Juneteenth Observance Foundation, Belzoni, MS
Founder & Chairman, National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council, Belzoni, MS
Board Member, Courage Foundation, Washington, DC
Founder & Director, MS Delta Jr. Academy of Medicine, Greenville & Belzoni, MS
Medical Advisor & Chaplin, Mississippi Family Farmers, Tchula, MS
Chaplin, African American Jazz Caucus (AAJC), New York, NY


Rufus King High School, Milwaukee, WI (1971-1974)
University of WI-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI (Summer 1974)
University of WI-Madison, Afro-American Studies & Pre-Medicine, Madison, WI
University of WI Medical School, M.D. Degree, Madison WI (1979-1985)
Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans,
   Washington St. Tammany Charity Hospital, Resident in Family Medicine, Bogalusa, LA

Reformed Theological Seminary, Part-Time Student, Reformed Theological Seminary,
   MS Valley State University, Jackson, MS (1989 & 1990)
Phoenix University of Theology, Doctor of Ecclesia, Phoenix, AZ (2009)


Quality Assurance Manager, Mid Delta Health Systems, Belzoni, MS (2015)
Staff Physician, Wellness Clinic of Roland, Roland, OK (2004-2015)
Medical Director, Mercy Hospice & Pallitive Care, Shelby, MS (2012-2013)
Attending Physician, Memorial Hospice & Inpatient, Clarkesdale, MS (2011-2013)
Medical Director, Eternity Hospice, Indianola, MS (2006-2008)
Medical Director, Monet Hospice*, Drew, MS (2007)
Medical Director, Urgent Care Physical Therapy*, Tchula, MS (2005-2007)
Medical Director, Primary Care Physical Therapy, Tupelo, MS (2005-2007)
Medical Director, Select Care Physical Therapy, Kosciusko, MS (2004-2007)
Chief Physician, Delta Health Center, Greenville, Moorehood & Mound Bayou, MS (1998-2008*)
Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Family Medicine, University of MS Medical School, Jackson, MS (1990-1999*)
Medical Director, Voice of Calvary Family Health Center, Jackson, MS (1998-2000*)
Chief Physician, Belzoni Family Health Center, Belzoni, MS (1988-1990)
Director of Emergency Services, Medical Staff, Humphreys County Memorial Hospital, Belzoni, MS (1988-1998*)
Medical Director, Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Franklinton, LA (1987)
Asst. Coroner, Washington Parish, Bogalusa, LA (1985)
Founder & Pastor, New Life Christian Fellowship Church, Belzoni, MS
Chaplain, Black Jazz Music Caucus, International Association of Jazz Educators, Manhattan, KS
National Chairman, African-American Caucus-Interreligious Health Care Access
   Campaign, Washington, DC
Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Intra Community Communications, Baltimore, MA
Founder & President, Intra Community Communications of Mississippi, Belzoni, MS
Founder, President Emeritus & Chairman - MS Delta Chapter of the Southern Christian
   Leadership Conference, Belzoni, MS
Medical Advisor, Catfish Workers of America, Belzoni, MS
Chairman of the Board of Advisors, National Association of Juneteenth Lineage,
   Saginaw, MI
Founder & Director, Delta Decision Evangelistic Outreach Crusade, Belzoni, MS
Board Member, G.E.M.S. (Guidance & Experience in Math & Science), Atlanta, GA
Medical Advisor, Mississippi Family Farmers, Tchula, MS
Founder & Acting Chair, MS Association of Christian Family Health Centers, Jackson, MS
Chairman, National Advisory Board, America’s Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Advisory Board, Practice Sights - Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, Raleigh, NC
Advisory Panel, International Population & Family Association, Ferriday, LA
Medical Advisor, MS Legislative Black Caucus, Jackson, MS
Advisory Board, Minority Retention & Recruitment Task Force - MS Health Department,
   Jackson, MS
Vice-President, Humphreys County Branch of the N.A.A.C.P., Belzoni, MS
Vice-President, Humphreys County P.T.S.A., Belzoni, MS
Founder & President, Humphreys County Voters League, Belzoni, MS
Advisory Board, Delta Futures/MS Healthy Start Program, Greenville, MS
Advisory Board, Southern Governors & Legislators Conference on Infant Mortality,
   Jackson, MS
Founder & President, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Economic Development Consortium,
   Bogalusa, LA
Founder & Board Member, Tchula Community Development Commission, Tchula, MS
Founder & Pastor, Tchula Bible Fellowship Baptist Church, Tchula, MS
Founding Elder, Tchula Christian Fellowship Church, Tchula, MS
Asst. Pastor, Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, Belzoni, MS
Associate Minister, Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bogalusa, LA
Associate Minister, Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI
Associate Minister, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Madison, WI
Founder & President, Word of Life Fellowship, Madison, WI
Officer, Madison ‘82, Student Outreach Evangelistic Crusade, Madison, WI
Director of Youth Ministry, Lighthouse Gospel Chapel, Milwaukee, WI
Board Member, Madison Branch of the N.A.A.C.P., Madison, WI
Founder, Madison Medicus, University of WI Medical School, Madison, WI
Founder, University of Wisconsin-Madison African-American Alumni Association,
   Madison, WI
Board of Directors, Christian Community Health Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA
Founder & President, MS Council for Medical & Legal Community Accountability,
   Belzoni, MS
Founder & Chairman, Madison Black Christian Leadership Committee, Madison, WI
Founder & Co-Chair, Madison Black Ministers Alliance, Madison, WI
Founder, Jackson For President, Madison, WI
Senator, Wisconsin Student Association, University of WI-Madison, Madison, WI
Member, Admissions Committee, University of WI Medical School, Madison, WI
Co-Founder & Vice-President, Louisiana Black Festivals Network, Baton Rouge, LA


Louisiana (2/6/86 - Present)
Arkansas (12/11/92 - Present)


No Board Certifications
Board Eligible - American Association of Family Practice, American Board of Family Practice


Milwaukee Rotary Club Secondary School Award, Milwaukee, WI (1974)
Wisconsin Honor Scholar, State of Wisconsin (1974)
William F. Vilas Chancellor’s Scholar, University of WI-Madison, Madison, WI (1974)
Outstanding Minority Student Community Service Award, Madison Branch of the
   N.A.A.C.P. & University of WI-Madison Chancellors Office, Madison, WI (1984)
Outstanding Community Service Recognition Award, Louisiana Association for Sickle
   Cell Anemia, Alexandria, LA (1986)
Black Business Achievement Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Economic Development
   Consortium, Bogalusa, LA (1988)
Outstanding Young Men of America, National Jaycees (1981, 1983 & 1989)
Outstanding Services, Dept. of Natural Sciences & Environmental Health, MS Valley
   State University, Itta Bena, MS (1990)
President’s Award, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Richmond, VA (1990)
George W. Davis Commemorative Award For Outstanding Service to Black Families,
   National Black Aging Network, San Francisco, CA (11/2/90)
National Special Achievement Award Commendation For Outstanding Community
   Service, Board of Supervisors, City & County of San Francisco (11/2/90)
Certificate of Recognition National Special Achievement Award For Outstanding
   Community Service, California State Legislative Assembly (11/2/90)
Certificate of Appreciation, National Special Achievement Award For Outstanding
   Service, Mayor Art Agnos, City of San Francisco (11/2/90)
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition For Outstanding & Invaluable
   Community Service, 5th Congressional District of California, Congresswoman Nancy
   Pelosi (11/2/90)
Community Service Award, Serve-U Home Health Care Agency, Jackson, MS (1989)
Honorary Citizen of Bogalusa, Bogalusa, LA (1989)
Appreciation Award For Services as a Medical Missionary, University of WI Medical
   School & Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Madison, WI (11/11/90)
Honored Member, Who’s Who in Health & Medical Services, Washington, DC (1991)
Speaker Appreciation Presentation, 7th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial
   Symposium Lecture Series, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS (1/17/91)
Outstanding Promotional Exercises Message, Mileston Elementary School, Mileston, MS (1991)
Meritorious Leadership Award For Outstanding Community Service, Tougaloo College
   Tougaloo, MS (5/19/91)
Recognition of Achievement in Medicine & Community Service, Holmes County
   N.A.A.C.P., Tchula, MS (3/24/91)
Certificate of Commendation For Outstanding Community Service, Governor Tommy
   Thompson, State of Wisconsin (5/7/9)
Ron Myers Day Proclamation, City of Milwaukee, Mayor John Norquist, Milwaukee,
   WI (5/8/93)
Resolution of Commendation For Outstanding Community Service, Milwaukee Common
   Council, Milwaukee, WI (5/25/93)
Outstanding Service Presentation, Interreligious Health Care Access Campaign,
   Washington, DC (10/93)
Certificate of Appreciation For Christian Commitment to Serving the Poor, Voice of
   Calvary Ministries, Jackson, MS (11/9/94)
The Harriet Tubman Award, Magnolia Bar Association and Foundation, Jackson, MS
American Academy of Physician Assistants Public Education Achievement Award,
   Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Las Vegas, NV (1995)
Certificate of Achievement, College of Allied Health Professions, Midwestern
   University, Oak Groove, IL (6/6/95)
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition For 1st National Conference on
   Juneteenth, Congressman William Jefferson, New Orleans, LA - Washington, DC    (1/26/96)
Rev., Dr. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D. Day Proclamation, City of Flint, Office of the
   Mayor, Flint, MI (5/5/96)
Special Legislative Tribute, State of Michigan, Rep. Michael J. Hanley, Saginaw, MI


C.N.N. Network News (2001 & 2003)
N.B.C. Today Show with Brian Gumble (3/15/90)
A.B.C. Nightline With Ted Koppel (4/12/90)
C.B.S. Saturday Night With Connie Chung (5/19/90)
National Public Television, “The American Journey” (1990 & 1991)
Numerous Mississippi local and state television features (1988-2005)


Washington Post, "For Many Today Is Independence Day" (6/18/05)
American Legacy Magazine, "Juneteenth" (Summer 2005)
People Magazine, “Healing the Past” (9/13/04)
New York Times, "An Obscure Texas Holiday Makes It Across the US" (6/19/04)
Jet Magazine, "National Headliners - briefs - Brief Article" (6/18/01)
The New York Times, “Caring for the Poorest: A Rural Doctor’s Fight” (2/12/90)
Emerge Magazine, “Where Medicine Really Counts A Physician Finds His Nitch” (8/90)
American Health Magazine, “Healing in the Delta” (11/90)
Ebony Magazine, “Dr. Ronald V. Myers - A Dream Maker” (5/91)
Career Focus Magazine, “Legends of 1991 - A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
Operation Pride, “A Caring Doctor Ministers to the Poor” (Fall’ 94)
Crises Magazine, “Dr. Myers: Miracle Worker for the Poor, Downtrodden” (10/94)
Featured in many newspapers and magazines in articles on the National Juneteenth Holiday
   Campaign, National Juneteeenth Observance Foundation, the National Juneteenth Christian
   Leadership Council & the WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH National Holiday Observance
Featured in many newspapers and magazines concerning pain management as the Founder and
   President of the American Pain Institute and organizer of “America’s In Pain!” –
   MARCH ON WASHINGTON – “Silent No More!” (2001-2005)
Featured in many Mississippi local and state newspapers and magazines (1988-2005)


Christian Community Health Fellowship Journal, “Taking Care of Our Own”, By Ronald
   V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Philadelphia, PA (1996 #1 - Winter ‘96)
Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association, “Physician Assistants and
   Mississippi”, By George L. White, Jr., PhD, MSPH, PA-C, Charles P. Egerton, PhD,
   MPH, MS, PA, Ronald Myers, M.D., Robert D. Holbert, M.D., Jackson, MS (12/94)


American Association of Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) Congressional Briefings on the “Pain
   Management Crises in America”, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC (2003 & 2004)


Court Appearance for plantiff, medical malpractice, Atty. George Hollowell, Cleveland, MS

Expert for defense, medical malpractice, Atty. Markow Walker, Jackson, MS

Expert for plaintiff, medical malpractice, Atty. Edderick “Beau” Cole, Jackson, MS

Expert for plaintiff, Vioxx case, Atty. Ceola James, Vicksburg, MS

Expert for plaintiff (several accident & medical malpractice cases), Atty. George Hollowell,
   Hollowell Law Firm, Greenville, MS

Expert for defense, Oxycotin lawsuit, Purdue-Pharma Pharmaceutical Company, Atty. Sharon
   Bridges, Bruini Law Firm, Jackson, MS

Court Appearance for plaintiff, accident case, Atty. Willie Perkins, Greenwood, MS

Expert for plaintiff, medical malpractice, Blackmon & Blackmon Law Firm, Canton, MS

Expert for plaintiff, historic tobacco lawsuit, Atty. Don Barrett & Atty. Victor McTeer,    Lexington, MS

Expert for defense, Coca-Cola Company, Atty. Walter Johnson, Port Gibson, MS

Expert for plaintiff, medical malpractice, Atty. Ellis Turnage, Cleveland, MS

Court Appearance for plaintiff, Parchman prison inmate, Atty. Stella Terrell, Oxford, MS

* Estmated Dates (to be confirmed)


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