Dr. Kendra E. Michel, MD

Class: 2005Inducted: 2018

Dr. Kendra E. Michel, MD, is graduate of APHS class of 2005 where she was inducted in the National Honors Society and held board positions on several organizations including the Health Careers Club. Dr. Michel is the first recipient of the James E. Daley Manasseh Cutler Scholarship at Ohio University. This is a four-year merit scholarship, endowed by James Daley (APHS Class of 1959), for the higher education that offers enrichment experiences, advising and faculty involvement while providing an enriching environment for leadership growth. As a Cutler Scholar, Dr. Michel had the opportunity to participate in several enrichment experiences including a travel abroad to Kenya, Africa. There she assisted medical professionals and students provide healthcare to underserved populations.

Upon graduating from Ohio University with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, she earned her Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers University. In 2017, she received her medical doctorate from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine.

She is currently a Psychiatry resident at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Her current interests in Psychiatry include Women's Health, HIV, and LGBTQ.

She is married to Dr. Rodrick Stewart and expecting their first child in February 2018. (baby to be born in February, will update accordingly)

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." – Maya Angelou