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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1999)

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1995)


Yewande J. Johnson, M.D., 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 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.”

Research & Publications