Dominique Walton Brooks MD, MBA
Dominique Walton Brooks MD, MBA, is a Medical Editor for WebMD. Her
responsibilities include selecting and editing medical content for the Living
Better section of WebMD Health and general news.
Brooks is an ophthalmologist and completed her ophthalmology residency at
the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in June 1997. She graduated from
Birmingham-Southern College cum laude in 1989 with a BS in chemistry as a
National Achievement Scholar, a Claude Lawson Scholar, and a Cigna Scholar. She
then graduated from Vanderbilt University Medical School in 1993 where she was
active in the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). Brooks then finished
a one-year internal medicine internship at the University of Alabama in
Birmingham before starting her residency.
After completing her residency, Brooks returned to the University of Alabama
in Birmingham to join the faculty of the department of ophthalmology as an
instructor. There she assisted with the training of the ophthalmology
residents, worked in the indigent Eye Care Clinic, and maintained a private
practice. During this time, she also earned her master's in business
administration from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Brooks' professional associations include the American Medical Association,
The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the National Medical Association, and
The American College of Physician Executives.