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Pediatrician

Barbara Ellice Johnson, Jamaican pediatrician. Recipient Women of Distinction award United Nations, 1985, Stella Gregory award Soroptomist International Jamaica, 1993, Woman of Achievement award United Way Jamaica, 1994; damed Commander of Order of Distinction Government of Jamaica, 1988.

Background

Johnson, Barbara Ellice was born on February 10, 1930 in Kingston, Jamaica. Daughter of Enos Bertram and Clarice Angeline (Blair) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University College West Indies, 1955.

Career

Medical officer, Ministry of Health, Kingston, 1955-1958; registrar pediatrics, Ministry of Health, Kingston, 1959-1966; medical officer, Grand Turk Island, West Indies, 1958-1959; consultant pediatrician, Bustamante Hospital for Children, Kingston, 1966-1988; senior pediatrician in charge, Bustamante Hospital for Children, Kingston, 1988-1994; consultant pediatrician, Medical Associations Hospital, Kingston, since 1968. Associate lecturer department child health U. West Indies, Kingston, 1970-1994. Director Medical Associations Hospital.

Membership

Director Multicare Foundation, Kingston, since 1993. Board directors Mustard Seed Foundation, Kingston, since 1996. Fellow Royal College Physicians, American Academy Pediatrics.

Member Medical Council Jamaica (chairman 1982-1994), Medical Association Jamaica, Pediatrics Association Jamaica (founding), Medical Women's Association Jamaica.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, theater, travel, music.

Connections

father:
Enos Bertram Johnson

mother:
Clarice Angeline (Blair) Johnson