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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • MBA, 2003
    Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1983
    Howard University Hospital
  • MD, 1980
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • BS, 1976
    George Washington University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2019)

National Provider ID: 1801978150


Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., M.B.A., is the Chief Diversity Officer at Children’s National Hospital in the District of Columbia. She was previously Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Ambulatory and Community Health Services, and was the first woman or minority to serve in that role.

After finishing a Bachelor of Science degree at George Washington University, Dr. Cora-Bramble completed her medical and pediatric residency training at Howard University and a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in Medical Services Management from Johns Hopkins University. Her professional development also included a three-year W.K. Kellogg Foundation Leadership fellowship. She held several leadership positions at the George Washington University Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Additionally, she served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.

Dr. Cora-Bramble is a Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. She is the recipient of the highest national honor in community pediatric education, the Academic Pediatric Association and American Academy of Pediatrics’ National Pediatric Community Teaching Award. She was recognized by Johns Hopkins University with the Distinguished Alumna Award and was awarded the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award by the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences' Center for Faculty Excellence in recognition of her significant achievements in the field of diversity and inclusion. The Washington Business Journal selected Dr. Cora-Bramble as a recipient of a “Woman Who Means Business” Award and the Washingtonian Magazine recognized her as one of Washington’s “Most Powerful Women.” She was featured in the book Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine, as one of 100 of the most prominent historical and contemporary Black women physicians in the U.S.

Research & Publications