Dr. Williams is an early career nurse scientist, with a passion to understand health disparities among vulnerable populations. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from South University in Savannah, Georgia and Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from South University in Tampa, Florida. For ten years, she has prepared undergraduate and graduate students to provide culturally competent care to diverse populations. Dr. Williams has given many national presentations and authored several scholarly publications. Her research interests are in Child Health, Health Disparities, and Minority Health.