Elizabeth Dawson, MD, FAAP was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. She attended and graduated from Lee High School and then earned a B.S. in Biology at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.
She attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine and earned the Robert F. Glor award for Rural Medicine and graduated in 2005. She completed pediatric residency at Loyola University in Chicago in 2008. That year, she began work at the Charles Henderson Child Health Center and earned board certification.
Her passion is in advocating for children and she works with local, state, and federal agencies to advance the wellbeing of children through the American Academy of Pediatrics and other agencies. Her major pediatric interests include Mental Wellness/Health across all ages and Quality Improvement.
She has two wonderful children in elementary school in Troy, and loves to spend time with them and her husband. She is an active member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and loves travel, reading, tennis, and listening to and playing music.