Dr. Chumley was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and is the eldest of two girls.

Dr. Chumley graduated from Palisades High School with honors.  She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Occidental College in Psychology, 1983.  While at Occidental College she became involved with civic and community organizations that promoted public health and medical issues.  Dr. Chumley was an active member of the Daniel Hale Pre - Medical Society.

After College graduation Dr. Chumley spent one year abroad in Sierra Leone, West Africa,  as a volunteer.  Dr. Chumley continued her academic education at Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, in New Orleans, Louisiana where she received her Master’s of Public Health degree, in Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, 1985. 

Dr. Chumley realized her goal and completed medical school at Western University of Health Sciences (formerly the College of Osteopathic of the Pacific (COMP) in 1993.  Dr. Chumley has received various awards, academic scholarships, and has appeared on “To The Point” public access television.  She has given several lectures to include sexual health and the senior, diabetes, breast cancer and Sexually transmitted diseases.

Dr. Chumley was very involved in the SNMA while attending Western University.  She served as National Regional Director for SNMA Region I for two years. 

Dr. Chumley completed her Internship/Residency at USC/California Hospital Medical Center in Family Practice, 1997, and is currently an active staff member.  Dr. Chumley is also on staff at The Hospital of the Good Samaritan. She also worked as an urgent care physician with Coastal Physicians Medical Group in Rancho Palos Verde.

Dr. Chumley is the Immediate President of the Association of Black Women Physicians and has served on the Executive board for over 8 years.

Dr. Chumley is currently the Chief Physician at Crenshaw Community Health Center in Los Angeles, part of Watts Healthcare Corporation. She especially enjoys Adolescent medicine and Women’s health care.

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