Navigating the Waters of Racism and Reconciliation

Dr. Omari Hodge and Dr. Joy Walton join us for a critical conversation about racism and reconciliation in today’s culture and the importance of seeking biblical justice.

Meet Our Guest

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Dr. Omari Hodge is a board-certified family medicine physician. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of West Georgia, and he earned his medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine. His residency was in family medicine at Self Regional Hospital in South Carolina. As a primary care physician, Dr. Hodge deals with a wide array of health issues and concerns. Wound management and mental health are some of the common issues he manages daily in the clinics. He serves as an attending physician to many medical students and residents who rotate through the clinic for training. He is a member of CMDA and enjoys traveling, mission work and spending time with his wife and four children.


Dr. Joy Walton is a Korean-American internal medicine-pediatrics hospital-based physician in Columbus, Ohio. She completed medical school at The Ohio State University and residency at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. She has been involved with CMDA since her medical school days and currently serves as the local CMDA council chair as well as on the Racism, Reconciliation, Diversity and Equality (R2ED) Committee. She has been married to Joe for 14 years and together they have three children.


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