Melody T. McCloud. M.D., is an obstetrician-gynecologist and the author of First Do No Harm: How to Heal Your Relationships Using the Wisdom of Professional Caregivers. She is the founder/medical director of Atlanta Women's Health Care. She lectures nationwide on women’s health, the benefits of sex, relationships and Black women’s media imagery .
McCloud is a media consultant with interviews on CNN, HLN, ABC, NBC and FOX affiliates and her articles have been printed in USA Today, Parade, Essence, Family Circle, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and more. She is an award-winning poet and occasional voice-over talent.
Dr. McCloud is also the author of Living Well, Despite Catching Hell: The Black Woman's Guide to Health, Sex, and Happiness (which has endorsements from national figures) and the e-book, Melodies of the Heart: Poems of Life & Love. She is a frequent consultant to many media outlets--network, cable, radio and Internet.
Dr. McCloud received the "2012 Health-Care Heroes 'Physician' Award" per the Atlanta Business Chronicle (a city-wide/state-wide recognition), and was named one of the "Most Influential Doctors in Atlanta" by Black Health magazine (Sept. 2012). Dr. McCloud is affiliated with Emory University Hospital Midtown and serves on the Emory University Board of Visitors.
McCloud is a member of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; serves on the Advisory Council to the CDC and is a member of Leadership Atlanta, the Atlanta Regional Commission, The YWCA Academy of Women Achievers; and a recipient of numerous community awards. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and Emory University Hospitals.