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Dr. Tyeese Gaines

ER physician & journalist

Dr. Tyeese L. Gaines, lead media strategist for Doctor Ty Media, LLC, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician as well as a 16-year news veteran. Dr. Ty has a master's degree in journalism from Northeastern University and previously served as health editor of theGrio.com (Formerly MSNBC) for 3 years. After interning at media outlets such as WAVE3 (NBC) in Louisville and WCVB (ABC) in Boston, she got her start as an associate producer for NBC6/WTVJ in Miami during medical school. Over the years, Dr. Ty has appeared as an on-air medical expert for local, online and national news shows and has written for various online, magazine and newspaper outlets. ​ Dr. Ty is a practicing emergency medicine physician. She completed her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital where she was chief resident, and later taught as a clinical instructor. In 2014, Dr. Ty became a fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians, and in 2011 was honored with a Top 40 under 40 award from the National Medical Association. She recently finished her Master of Business Administration degree at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

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