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Neonatologist , Medical educator

John Elton Rawson, American neonatologist, medical educator. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine; licensed physician, Mississippi.


Rawson, John Elton was born on January 31, 1938 in Okolona, Mississippi, United States. Son of Elton Phlemuel and Marjorie Morgan Jones Rawson.


Bachelor of Science in Chemisty, Millsaps College, 1960. Doctor of Medicine, University Mississippi, 1965.


Clinical associate professor pediatrics University Mississippi School Medicine, Jackson, from 1972. Attending neonatologist, chief newborn medicine Central Mississippi Medical Center, from 1978. Attending neonatologist Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, from 1982.

Chairman board directors Health Choice of Mississippi, Jackson, 1991-1998, Integrity Health Plan, Inc., Jackson, 1995-1998, State Watch, Inc., Jackson, 1988-1996. Chief of staff Methodist Healthcare, Inc., Jackson, 1994-1995.


  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine. Licensed physician, Mississippi.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Newborn Ventilation, 1976.


State chairman March of Dimes, Jackson, 1972-1982. Member vestry St. James Episcopal Church, Jackson, 1975-1978. Trustee St. Andrew's Day School, Madison, Mississippi, 1978-1989, Methodist Lebouner Foundation, Memphis, 1991-2000.

Captain United States Air Force, 1968-1970. Member Rotary (Paul Harris fellow 1984).


Married Mary Crouch Rawson, June 23, 1962. Children: Katherine Asbury Rawson Kronzer, Edwin Lauderdale.

Elton Phlemuel

Marjorie Morgan Jones Rawson

Mary Crouch Rawson

Katherine Asbury Rawson Kronzer Rawson

Edwin Lauderdale Rawson