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Jul
7
2017

Engaged Academic Global Health

When: Friday, July 7, 2017
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Central

Where: Prentice Women's Hospital, Canning Auditorium, 3rd Floor, 250 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Global Health   847.467.0750

Group: Global Health Studies

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern, in partnership with the Program in Global Health Studies presents the 2017 Summer Global Women's Health Lecture Series. 

 

 

Timothy Johnson, MD -- Engaged Academic Global Health 

Since 1993, Timothy R.B. Johnson, M.D. has been the Bates Professor of the Diseases of Women and Children and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. He is also the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor, Women’s Studies, and Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development. Dr. Johnson is active in international teaching and training, especially in Ghana. He is Past President of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, receiving their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and Editor-Emeritus of the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics having served as Editor from 2007 to 2014. Doctor Johnson is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Science.

Dr. Johnson has received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor of ACOG, the Distinguished Merit Award, the highest honor of FIGO, and appointed to membership in the Society of Scholars of the Johns Hopkins University. In 2016, he received the University of Michigan’s Rudi Ansbacher Leadership Award for Support of Women in Healthcare at the University of Michigan’s Leadership Summit for Women in Academic Medicine and Healthcare and the Distinguished Service Award from the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor.

Dr. Johnson’s education and training have been at the University of Michigan, University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins. He is author of over three hundred articles, chapters and books and has served on numerous editorial boards, study sections, professional committees, societies and boards.

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