Provider Spotlight

Dr. Joycelyn Lawrence

Dr. Joycelyn Lawrence, MD is the Chief Medical Officer at Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS). Lawrence comes to JTCHS with a wealth of clinical and administrative knowledge, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the needs of this community – her community.

Dr. Lawrence is a Board Certified, Family Practice Physician, an educator, and an accomplished administrator and researcher. Dr. Lawrence grew up in Liberty City and attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School. She continued her education as a pre-med student at Spelman College in Atlanta and completed Medical School at the University Of Arizona School Of Medicine.


JTCHS Fall Newsletter 2021

In this Issue: President’s Message • The JTCHS Barbara J. Jordan Community Health & Wellness Center • JTCHS providing the COVID-19 Vaccination • JTCHS Has New Patient Guidelines • Moderna Co-Founder Visits Jessie Trice CHS • JTCHS Doctor Recognized by Health Foundation of South Florida • JTCHS Salutes National Health Center Week  Download PDF


Source: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS Download PDF What is an mRNA vaccine and how does it work? An mRNA vaccine uses a piece of messenger RNA — a set of instructions that tells a cell to make a specific protein. For SARS-CoV-2, this is the spike protein that is found on the surface of