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John Paul Shock

John Paul Shock, American physician, medical administrator. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Alumnus of Year award Glenville State College, 1982. Member Founders Lion Club, Little Rock, since 1993, Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, since 1980.

Background

  • Shock, John Paul was born on March 14, 1935 in Webster Springs, West Virginia, United States. Son of John P. Senior and Beulah (Allman) Shock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, Duke University, 1966. Postgraduate, University Miami, 1971.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1959, advanced through grades to colonel, 1979. Intern Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1966-1967, ophthalmology resident, 1967-1970. Assistant chief ophthalmology Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1971-1976.

      Chief ophthalmology Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, 1976-1979. Professor, chair department ophthalmology University Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, since 1979, director Jones Eye Institute, since 1992, chief of staff Medical Center, 1994-1996. Member dean's executive committee University Arkansas for Medical Sciences, since 1993, chancellor's cabinet, since 1992.

      Member residency review committee Accreditation Council Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, 1989-1995, chairman residency review committee, 1993-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology.

    Works

    • Author: (chapter) Lange's General Ophthalmology. Patentee in field of cataract removal devices. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Founders Lion Club, Little Rock, since 1993, Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, since 1980.

    Personality

    Interests

    Inventions, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Carol Hall, June 5, 1959. Children: Jeffrey Hall, John Bradford.
    • father: John P. Senior Shock
    • mother: Beulah (Allman) Shock
    • spouse: Nancy Carol Hall
    • children: Jeffrey Hall Shock
    • John Bradford Shock
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