- Panelist, 2022 Knowledge is power: Black breast cancer experience
Latoya Bolds-Johnson is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and currently lives in the nation's capital with her loving husband and three young daughters. A proud graduate of two HBCUs, Prairie View A&M University and Howard University, she is a licensed and board-certified emergency medicine physician assistant with a decade of clinical experience.
Latoya was diagnosed with stage III triple-negative breast cancer in July 2021 when she was 36 years old. She has since worked hard to promote self-advocacy and breast cancer awareness specifically in the young African-American female population via social media platforms. She enjoys cooking, baking goodies with her children, gardening, traveling and swimming.