Dr. Kendra is a practicing anesthesiologist in the DMV. She grew up in Houston, Texas and is a proud graduate of the High School for Health Professions. After getting her degree in Mathematics at Agnes Scott College followed by a Masters in Public Health from Emory University she went to medical school at The University Health Science Center San Antonio, c/o 1999, where she earned the Dean’s Award for outstanding service and commitment to the University. She went on to complete a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and then received her specialty training in anesthesia from the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Today she works as part of the Wounded Warrior Initiative at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She feels that taking care of our military service members and their families is both an honor and a privilege.
When the COVID-19 pandemic data showed that it was affecting the Black community in record numbers she used her skills in public health to create the Uzima Health and Wellness Online Magazine, to help communities of color stay informed about their health and healthcare issues. The pandemic continues to affect vulnerable communities that suffer disproportionately from health disparities. Dr. Kendra Outler with her platform is reaching out to not only her medical friends but to you as well. So @Hey.DoctorK.