LaKesha Tables, M.D., MPH

LaKesha Tables, M.D., MPH 

Assistant Professor

Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Phone: (404) 752-1631


University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Residency: Pediatrics

Morehouse School of Medicine
Residency: Public Health/Preventive Medicine

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: Master of Public Health

St. Ambrose University  
Degree: Bachelor of Biology

Research Interests

  • Disparities in pediatric cancer outcomes
  • Cancer prevention faith-based communities through lifestyle modification education
  • Pediatric obesity
  • Pediatric health outcomes

Clinical Interests

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Lifestyle Medicine


Waldrop, R., Saraiya, P., Tables, L., Ford, C., Hutchins, S. Reductions in All-Causes Mortality Among African Americans 19-64 Years of Age in Medicaid Expansion and Nonexpansion States Post ACA: Opportunities to Improve US Amenable Mortality.

Honors and Awards

  • 2020: 1st Place Presenter – Virtual Cancer Research Symposium
  • 2019: Honors graduate MPH program at MSM