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John Beauregard Johnson, American physician. Recipient Susan B. and Theodore Cummings Humanitarian award American College Cardiology, 1964, 65. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.


Johnson, John Beauregard was born on April 29, 1908 in Bessemer, Alabama, United States. Son of John Beauregard and Leona (Duff) Johnson.


Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1931. Doctor of Medicine Western Reserve U., 1935. Honorary Doctor of Science, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama.


Elaine; 1 step daughter, Adrienne Renee Fairley. Intern, Cleveland City Hospital, 1935-1936. Director cardiovascular research laboratory Freedman’s Hospital, Washington, 1949-1972, also staff division cardiovascular disease.

Research fellow in cardiology Columbia, 1948-1949. Consultant National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. Rockefeller Foundation fellow U. Rochester, 1939-1941.

Assistant in physiology Howard U., Washington, 1936-1937, assistant professor medicine, 1941-1944, associate professor medicine, 1944-1949, acting head department, 1944, department chairman medicine, 1949-1962.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member steering committee Metropolitan Washington Health and Welfare Council. Member of national advisory council for hypertension Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1972. Fellow American College Cardiology (treasurer 1967, governor District of Columbia 1972), American College of Physicians.

Member American (vice president 1972), Washington (secretary 1966-1968, president 1972) heart associations, American Federation Clinical Research, National Medical Association, (chairman council science assembly 1954-1963, 66-72), American Gynec. Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha (charter.


Married Audrey Amelia Ingram, January 5, 1964.

John Beauregard Johnson

Leona (Duff) Johnson

Audrey Amelia Ingram