Terri Lynn Major-Kincade, MD MPH

Dr. Terri L. Major-Kincade is a boar certified Pediatrician and Neonatologist currently in private practice in Dallas, Texas. She is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana but has called Texas home for the past 20 years. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Prairie View A&M University and her joint Medical and Master's in Public Health Degrees from UCLA. She did her residency training in pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center/Children's Medical Center of Dallas and completed her Neonatology Fellowship at UT Houston Medical School.  During her tenure at UT Houston/Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital she was honored to receive the Physician of the Year Award. Her primary areas of research interest include Health Disparities, Patient-Physician Communication, Neonatal Follow-Up and Neonatal-Perinatal Hospice. She is active in many national and local organizations including March of Dimes where she serves as Chair for the Steering Committee for African American Outreach for the State of Texas, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated a Public Service Sorority, A Board Member of PLIDA (Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance), and Angel Unaware a Neonatal and Pediatric Hospice in Fort Worth.  She is a nationally and internationally prominent and highly desired speaker for her expertise in the field of Neonatal Palliative Care, Perinatal Hospice, and Health Disparities as they relate to poor birth outcomes and lis hopeful for the day when no family will ever have to say good-by to their child too soon. She is most well-known for her appearances on ABC'S Houston Medical and Lifetime's Women Docs as well as Fox News Dallas for her work with March of Dimes. She is a best-selling author x 2 and will be publishing her 3rd book this year, Early Arrival a Guide for Parents of Preemies. She has been happily married for 23 years and is the proud mother of a 20 yr old daughter, now a college junior and a 17 yr old son, now a high school junior. She looks forward to interacting with each audience in her own special way and is grateful for the journey.