Nationally Recognized Author, Sampson Davis, at United Way Community Speaker Series

United Way of Greater Greensboro is welcoming nationally recognized physician Sampson Davis M.D.

United Way of Greater Greensboro is welcoming nationally recognized physician and New York Times Best-selling author, Sampson Davis, M.D., as this year’s keynote for the 2017 Community Speakers Series at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center on May 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The media is invited to attend.

While in high school, Dr. Davis and two fellow students made a promise to one another to become doctors. All three childhood friends each successfully became doctors and later created The Three Doctors Foundation, which offers free programs focused on health, education, leadership and mentoring. He is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician at St. Michaels Medical Center in Newark, NJ.
Oprah Winfrey named Dr. Davis one of the world’s most influential role models and he has co-authored three New York Times best-selling books, entitled The Pact, We Beat the Street, and The Bond.

Dr. Davis has appeared on a number of talk and radio shows, including, Oprah, The Today Show, The Michael Baisden Radio Show, Tavis Smiley, NPR, and has been a weekly correspondent on the Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show and CNN.

He is the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association’s highest honor, The Scroll of Merit. He was also honored in 2000 with the Essence Life Achievement Award and named by the magazine as one of the forty most inspirational African Americans in the country.

Dr. Davis will share his personal story about the power of perseverance, dreaming big and how we all have the ability to transform the lives of others.

United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Community Speaker Series convenes people from across our community to learn together, connect with one another, and be inspired while supporting the work of United Way. United Way’s African American Leadership is hosting this year’s event and VF Corporation is this year’s presenting sponsor. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at

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