Dr. Addie J. Briggs , Chief Visionary Officer

Dr. Addie J. Briggs is board certified in pediatrics. She received her bachelor of science with honors from Howard University in Washington, DC. She then went on to earn her medical degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (formerly Medical College of Virginia) in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Briggs completed a primary care pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In 2001 Dr. Briggs started East End Pediatrics, following her passion to serve the needs of her hometown community in Richmond and her goal to encourage kids to follow their dreams and strive for excellence. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Richmond Pediatric Society. Dr. Briggs served as the Virginia Medical Director of Reach Out and Read for 10 years.

After 22 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Briggs retired to dedicate her time to Fitness DAWGS, the business she started with her childhood friend Dr. Kim Evans in 2017. Until 2019 Fitness DAWGS was more of a concept on paper waiting to introduce Diet And Workout = Great Success to the world.

Dr. Briggs has earned a 1st degree black belt in Dai-Ichi Shotokan and a 5th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, reading, traveling and participating in church activities.