Dr. Robertson is the Medical Director for Gaston County Public Health and is a practicing Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Dr. Robertson earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science Degree in Biology from Georgia State University. She earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She has lived in North Carolina for more than 10 years and this Georgia native is proud to call North Carolina home.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Robertson worked in Atlanta, Georgia as a published clinical researcher with interests in prostate cancer, female sexual dysfunction and urinary incontinence in women. She was later introduced to public health as the first Program Director for a local Health and Education Foundation in 2004.
As Gaston County's Public Health Medical Director, Dr. Robertson oversees the agency's provision of clinical services and supervises the work of physicians and providers. She also leads the department in delivering health services for the entire community and acts as a liaison to other local health agencies and community health partners. Dr. Robertson currently serves on the executive leadership team leading Gaston County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Robertson's notable honors and awards include the Chief Resident Research Award for her study on "Health Literacy in Obstetrics" in 2014; an "Excellence in Care" Award from Atrium Health-Lincoln for patient care in 2017; the "Rookie of the Year" Award by Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services for her internal and community leadership in 2019.