. Reverend Warnock’s History as a Sexual Health Educator Prepared Him for the Senate « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Harper’s Bazaar – Making health care a defining feature in his final campaign push, Raphael Gamaliel Warnock, who will face off against Republican Kelly Loeffler in a Senate runoff election in January, pulls from a rich background of and commitment to quality health care access. But more than a general belief in protecting the health and well-being of others, Warnock learned at an early age the importance of having clear policies that cover all aspects of health care.

Virginia “Ginger” Floyd, M.D., M.P.H., recalls meeting Warnock when he was a student looking for part-time work. “[Raphael was a] young brother, who was as bright as he can be,” says Floyd. As the director of family health for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Floyd was connected to Warnock through his high school in Savannah. “He became my first peer counselor, and his job at that time was to prepare and write the first peer counseling handout for Georgia.”…

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