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Yewande Joy Johnson, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Departments
Anesthesiology, Sedation, and Perioperative Medicine

Programs
Pain Medicine Care Complex


Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
National Provider Identifier1366527962
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Yewande J. Johnson, MD, is a pediatric anesthesiologist specializing in pain medicine. She cares for inpatients with complex illnesses to manage their pain. She is an assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

In 2006, Dr. Johnson was awarded an NIH-sponsored Mentored Specialized Clinical Investigator Development Award in Pediatric Pharmacology.Her research interests include studying the pharmacogenetics of opioid metabolism and sickle cell disease-related pain.

In 2007, she was named to The Washingtonian’s list of “40 Under Forty: Young Washingtonians to Watch.”

Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NCBachelor of Arts 1991 -1995
Medical School University of North Carolina--School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NCDoctor of Medicine 1995 -1999
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Specialized Clinical Investigator Development Award in Pediatric PharmacologyNational Institutes of Health2006
Specialized Clinical Investigator Development Award in Pediatric PharmacologyNational Institutes of Health2005
Clinical Research Trainee AwardNational Institutes of Health/ National Medical Association2003
Clinical Research Trainee AwardNational Institutes of Health/ National Medical Association2000
Medical Alumni ScholarUniversity of North Carolina1999

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberNational Medical Association1999 - 2009
MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society2000 - 2009
MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiology2000 - 2009
MemberSociety for Pediatric Anesthesia2004 - 2009
Publications
Conference Presentation - Poster, Johnson, Y. (2006), Non-invasive assessment of opioid analgesia in patients with sickle cell disease, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit Network Steering Committee Meeting, Dallas, TX

Book Chapter, Johnson, Y.J., Finkel, J.C. (2006), Sedation for procedures and mechanical ventilation in children with critical illness, In Johnson, Y.J., Finkel, J.C., Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Johnson, Y. (2005), Dexmedetomidine and the Pediatric Transplanted Heart, Poster session presented at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Poster Discussion, Miami, FL

Journal Article, Finkel, J.C., Johnson, Y.J., Quezado, Z.M.N. (2005), The use of dexmedetomidine to facilitate acute discontinuation of opioids after cardiac transplantation in children, Critical Care Medicine, 33, 2110-2112.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Yewande Johnson, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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