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Dr. Mia T. Cowan, MD MBA MA, aka “Dr. Mia” is among the country’s most well-known and respected board-certified gynecologist. Her mission is to provide a beautiful approach to health and wellness, from both traditional and holistic perspectives. Dr. Mia is an expert gynecologist with a concentration in hormonal health and weight management. She travels throughout the world speaking at corporations, conferences, universities, and churches on insights and strategies for improving the quality of life of women struggling with weight gain, fatigue, and sexual dysfunction. Her relatable yet medically sound approach to making lasting lifestyle health changes has earned her the title of “The B3 Specialist” by her colleagues and patients.  Dr. Mia is highly sought after by print, online, radio, and TV media outlets to provide a fresh perspective on “balancing your hormones to balance your life.”

Dr. Mia is the Founder and Medical Director of MiBella Wellness Center. Born and raised in Birmingham, AL, she earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Master of Arts degree in Health Education and Promotion from the University of Alabama. Dr. Mia completed her Doctorate of Medicine and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mia received her training in Bariatric Medical Weight Loss and her Master of Business Administration degree from Auburn University.

She is married to Joseph Brown and is a loving mother to her daughter and bonus son.

Why have you decided to serve as a Torchbearer for the JLB?
I work with women all day, everyday as a Gynecologist.  Unfortunately, I hear the stories of women who have experienced domestic violence and rape too frequently.  I understand the importance of them having a safe place to go, with resources so they only have to tell their story once.  I understand the difficulty of having to relive the incident over and over, so by telling their story once and having access to resources, they may prevent this from happening to other women. Women who tell their story, obtain adequate resources, and take proper legal action are more likely to heal and thrive. 

What/who inspires you to be a Light in our community?
I carry the torch for all of my patients and all women who have been violated, as well as  the women who continue to endure this violence. 

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