Board of Trustee Message

Mercedes Dullum, MD Chair, Surgery

Medical College of Georgia (MD)
Georgia Institute of Technology (BS)
University of Mississippi Medical Center (General Surgery Residency)
George Washington University Medical Center (Thoracic Surgery Residency)
Current/ Past Notable Appointments:
Commissioner of Health (US Virgin Islands)
Member (CMS Medical Care Advisory Committee)
Expert Panelist (US Food and Drug Administration)
Director, Cardiac Surgery and Chairperson, Performance Improvement (Cleveland Clinic Florida)
Professor and Chair, Surgery (Ross University)
Dr. Mercedes Dullum is a leader in the field of Surgery and Health Care Administration. She began her premedical studies at Georgia Tech, earning a B.S. in Applied Biology.
She earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, serving on the Dean's committee for Accreditation. During her time in medical school, she was selected and honored as one of the Outstanding Young Women of America.
Dr. Dullum has multiple awards and honors, in addition to her professional certifications as a surgeon, quality review administrator, and consultant. She has held multiple adjunct clinical professor appointments including Georgetown