Dr. Carmen April is a Podiatrist, specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders. She is a business savvy professional who started a medical practice, The Foot And Ankle Healthcare Center, at only 30 years old and grew the patient base from 0 to 800 new patients in her first 16 months in this practice.
Dr. April has been recognized as a 2014 Nashville Emerging Leader Winner and was named a 2013 Top Forty Under 40 Award Winner by the Nashville Business Journal. She is a 2014 Leadership Fellow of New Leaders Council – Nashville Chapter.
She has been featured in print and radio media, speaking on Leadership, entrepreneurship, blogging and personal branding. She participates in community health fairs, health promotion events and has served on the medical team for numerous races and marathons including the Boston Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon, Detroit Marathon and the Music City Marathon.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.-Kappa Lambda Omega chapter and actively serves on numerous committees and initiatives within this chapter including as Co-Chair of the Public Relations Committee. Dr. April is a member of the The Nashville Junior Chamber where she served as the 2013 Gala Chairman, serves on the Board of Directors of The Breakfast Club of Nashville, The Interdenominational Service Organization of America (ISOA) and on the Jr. Board of Directors of Women in Numbers.
In 2012, Dr. April created a signature philanthropic event program for her practice called Knock Your Socks Off: A Back to School Sock Drive. In 2012 & 2013, this Back-to-school sock drive has collected over 2,300 pair of socks for children in need in the Nashville community!
Dr. April is also the Creator and Blogger of Dinner With Nerds, an online Blog that features restaurant spotlights, recipes and interviews with professional, successful people over dinner. The Blog and interviews can be found at www.DinnerWithNerds.com .
She enjoys motivating students and young professionals to discover their Leadership potential and does this through motivational workshops and presentations. She strives diligently everyday to Uplift, Encourage and Inspire!
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