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As we continue to get fit in 2020… have you tried a “spin class”?  Dr. Charlotte Jones-Burton joined us today to talk about the benefits of fitness when it comes to our heart health as we recognize heart health month.

Dr. Charlotte is also a pharmaceutical physician and she talks with us about making the right choices when it comes to one of the leading killers “heart disease” in women…. listen to the interview.

Dr. Charlotte also gives us an inside look at cycling as part of our workout

Check out Melissa’s visit to the West Cary Cyclebar….

Keep checking for an invite to come spin with me on my next trip


Dr. Jones-Burton is dedicated to creating healthier communities globally through drug development, patient advocacy and people engagement/empowerment.  Her three-pronged approach reflect her personal values of community, service and health and wellness.  Charlotte combines her leadership in research/drug and people development with her clinical acumen in order to positively impact the lives of patients and communities who suffer with chronic diseases.  Charlotte  is a pharmaceutical executive who has spent over a decade in the pharmaceutical industry leading clinical trial development for multiple medicines across various disease areas including cardiovascular and renal diseases.    She earned a medical degree and Master of Science degree in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, with a concentration in Clinical Research, from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Charlotte’s postgraduate training included an internal medicine residency and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Systems. Charlotte is active in numerous professional associations and organizations and co-founded Women of Color in Pharma, a non-profit professional society focused on transforming the pharmaceutical landscape with women of color. As its president, Charlotte is leading the growth of the organization in the US and EU.   As health and wellness are central to her mission in life, Charlotte and Delvin Burton, her husband, are co-owners of CycleBar franchises in NC and NJ.  CycleBar is the world’s first premium indoor cycling franchise.


LinkedIn   Charlotte Jones-Burton, MD, MS – President, Co-Founder


About CycleBar

CycleBar is the first premium indoor cycling franchise with 45-minute high-intensity interval workouts tailored for all fitness levels, body types, and ages. Clients enjoy a spa-like environment combined with mind-blowing playlists, energy-enhancing video graphics, and built-in data performance monitors; plus with the added concierge-level service and free premium amenities, all that’s left for riders to do is to “just show up, clip in, and ride.” 

About Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP)

Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP) was founded in 2015  by  Dr. Charlotte Jones-Burton.   Over the past five years, WOCIP has grown into a professional society with a network of over 2500+ social media followers, 400+ active members across the US, Europe and South Africa. The WOCIP Founders and Board of Directors have launched a curriculum of exciting programming throughout the year including leadership training, personal branding workshops, professional coaching, peer mentoring and various networking events and seminars.  Our inaugural conference, held in 2017, was filled to capacity with 300 attendees; the keynote address and panel discussions were informative and transformative. We expect 500 attendees for our Fourth Annual Conference to be held on November 6-8, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel.

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