Dr. Coleman is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed her family practice residency at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, MI, consistently ranked among the United States Top 100 Hospitals by US News and World Report. Her experience includes faculty appointments to a family practice residency and three medical schools, as well as Director of Women's and Children's Health Promotion Programs with the NE Texas Public Health District. Dr. Coleman is widely published on health, practice management, family and parenting. Her passions include the well-being and education of children and families.
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Whether you follow contact sports or not, you’ve likely heard his name. Aaron Hernandez made the headlines earlier this year when he allegedly took his own life in prison. Formally a productive player in the NFL, his career came to a halt when he was convicted of murder. After closer