Peace Jessa

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Dr. Peace Jessa is a practicing physician board certified in occupational medicine and Preventive Medicine. She has worked in various healthcare arenas including, academic and industrial medicine and hospital medicine. Following years as onsite physician at the Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Georgetown, Kentucky, and assistant professorship teaching position at the University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health, Dr. Jessa joined Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth Ohio as the Medical director for the Center for Occupational Health Services.

Currently, she is employed as a full-time physician with University of North Carolina High Point Regional Hospital in High Point, NC where she serves as the medical director for the Occupational Medicine and Work Health Department. Dr. Jessa’s focus is on work related acute and chronic injuries, illness, and preventive health services. Dr. Jessa also holds a pharmacy degree as well master’s degree in public health. Dr. Jessa is passionate about global health initiatives and fostering preventive health programs in developing nations. Dr. Jessa serves as member board of other three nonprofit organizations.