Dr. Williams is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, where she practices both geriatric and palliative medicine. Dr. Williams’ clinical focus is primarily with improving care of multi-morbid older adults living with dementia in under resourced communities on Chicago’s South Side. She is a dedicated educator, advocate and researcher who focuses much of her work on addressing dementia education and care access disparities for patients of color and their care partners. As a clinician, she provides culturally competent care for patients in inpatient units, outpatient clinics, nursing homes and home hospice. She holds national and local leadership roles as: Chair of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Black Professionals, Patients & Families Forum; mentor in the Tideswell Emerging Leaders in Aging program; Co-director of UChicago’s Cultivating Health & Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine & Aging (CHARISMA), a program for underrepresented undergraduates; and leader of UChicago’s Supporting Healthy Aging Resources & Education (SHARE) Network. She is also a member of UChicago committees on Diversity and Inclusion, and Physician Assistance.