Dr. Nikia Grayson is a Reproductive Justice informed public health activist, anthropologist, and family nurse-midwife who has devoted her life to serving and empowering people in underserved communities. As part of our Birthing While Black series, we connected with Nikia about her work in Memphis, Tennessee at Choices Centre for Reproductive Health to improve SRH care for rural and LGBTQ+ families. Watch the full interview here.
Dr. Nikia Grayson, DNP, MSN, MPH, MA, CNM, FNP-C (she/her) is a Reproductive Justice informed public health activist, anthropologist, and midwife who has devoted her life to serving and empowering people in underserved communities. Nikia is the Chief Clinical Officer at CHOICES Center for Reproductive Health, a non-profit comprehensive reproductive health care center and birth center in Memphis. She is passionate about being a disruptor to the current healthcare system and creating new models of care that integrate midwifery and center Black and brown communities. Nikia has more than 15 years of experience working in public health and nursing, with her more recent work focusing on reproductive rights and justice, birth justice, and midwifery. She works daily to ensure all persons have the rights and means to make decisions regarding their sexual and reproductive health.