About Us

“Building Bridges to a Better Quality of Life”


Magnolia Medical Foundation (MMF) is a community-based organization founded in 2009 to provide preventive health services (health screenings, health education, promotion, chronic disease management services, i.e., cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke) to high risk and underserved individuals and communities.


Our Values

The promotion of health and wellness through preventive measures.

The encouragement of community engagement for a collective win for families.

The development and implementation of health policy that will stimulate the development of healthier and sustainable communities.

Mission Statement

1. To ensure accessible, affordable, culturally competent, family-centered, and gender-sensitive preventive health and social services/resources that meet the needs of families

2. To promote family health, stability, and well-being through mechanisms that encourage and support healthy physical and social environments and healthy behaviors

Vision Statement

MMF’s vision is to serve as a quality and assurance resource that addresses the social and environmental determinants of health. MMF strives to provide excellent customer relations, top-tier and compassionate services, and a cost-effective preventive health plan that will improve health outcomes and ultimately begin


Our Team

Erica Q. Thompson MD, MPH, CDFS.


Erica Q. Thompson MD, MPH, CDFS earned her medical degree at Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, her Masters of Public Health from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and her Bachelor of Science degree from Tougaloo College.

Erica is a public health practitioner dedicated to preventive health and well -being with a passion for patient, employee and community wellness. At Magnolia Medical Foundation, Erica is responsible for overseeing health interventions, health coaching, and programs that promote health literacy and wellness and address cost and quality in health care. Erica also serves as lead Lifestyle Coach and Master Trainer for Magnolia Medical Foundation.