Dr. Fowlkes is a highly experienced correctional physician who currently serves as the Medical Director for a 140 bed facility. Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Certified Medical Review Officer for Drug/Alcohol Testing (MROCC). Former owner and operator of a primary and urgent care clinic. Former co-owner and Medical Director of a 76 bed CARF accredited residential and outpatient detox and substance abuse treatment facility. Experienced Expert Witness.


  • Twenty three years experience as Medical Director of 140 bed jail facility with both state and federal detainees
  • Medical Consultant for Third Circuit Drug Court
  • Prisoner advocate member of the University of Mississippi Institutional Review Board (IRB)

University of Pittsburgh Residency in Emergency Medicine
Selected Chief Resident
Served as medical command & on-scene physician for City of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Public Safety
Served as flight physician for STAT Med-evac helicopter program

University of Tennessee Medical School, M.D.
Faculty Medal for Highest GPA
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Rhodes College, B.S.
EMT with Shelby County Sheriff's Department of -Division of Emergency Services
Psychiatric Technician at Memphis Mental Health Institute, an acute care psychiatric hospital

University of the South
Community Volunteer Firefighter
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-A)


  • Correctional Healthcare/Jail Medicine
  • Deaths in Custody
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Drug Abuse

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

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