Felecia L. Dawson, MD, FACOG, ABOIM

Cannabis Advocate, Educator, Consultant
Holistic Gynecology/Functional Medicine


Dr. Dawson practices holistic, integrative, and functional medicine. She has over 30 years of experience in women’s healthcare. She was acknowledged by Essence Magazine as one of the leading Black female obstetrician gynecologists in the nation.

In December 2016, Dr. Dawson closed her medical practice, Women for Women, to focus on advocating, educating and consulting on medical cannabis full-time. She is the first physician in Georgia to join the Society of Cannabis Clinicians. This organization was founded by, Dr. Tod Mikuriya, the grandfather of the medical cannabis movement in the United States. She works with multiple grass root organizations to decriminalize this amazing plant that has been used for millennia by humans as food, medicine, fiber and more.

Her community service includes volunteering with and supporting the Center for Food Safety, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, Cool Girls Inc., The Sierra Club.


University: Emory University, Degree: BS
University: Morehouse School of Medicine, Degree: MD
Internship: Emory University School of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Integrative Medicine


Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine

Institute for Functional Medicine

Society of Cannabis Clinicians
Women Grow
Minorities for Medical Marijuana
International Association for Cannabinoid Medicine
Minority Cannabis Business Association


State of Georgia
State of California
State of Florida

Awards And Special Honors

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 2007 - Present
Vice Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, South Fulton Medical Center, 1995 - 1997
Clinical Instructor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 1990 - Present