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Janet V. Johnson, MD

Loving Care Pediatrics

Loving Care Pediatrics
3311 Toledo Terrace
Suite C201
Hyattsville, MD 20783

Dr. Janet V. Johnson was born in Brooklyn, New York. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology at Hunter College in Manhattan, New York. She pursued a career in research medicine as a research assistant at Downstate Medical School in the Department of Gastroenterology. Obtaining her masters degree in Physiology at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Johnson received her medical degree from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in 1991. She completed her internship and residency at Howard University /DC General Hospital in 1994.

After becoming board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Johnson worked as an Emergency Room Pediatric Physician at DC General Hospital and for a local pediatrician before she began her practice: Loving Care Pediatrics in Hyattsville, Maryland in 1998. She is continuing to pursue CME credits to maintain board certification.  Concurrently, she serves as a Clinical Instructor to nursing students at Howard University Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program; John Hopkins Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program; Marymount Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program; and University of Maryland Baltimore Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program. She also serves as a Clinical Instructor for medical assistant students at Stratford University; Fortis College, Brightwood College and Career Technical Institute. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Johnson is also a member of the Prince Georges Community Advisory Group (CAG), Washington Adventist Health Ministry Network and the Medical Advisory Committee for Amerigroup Insurance. Dr. Johnson has given lectures on Teen Suicide and Teen awareness on HIV/AIDS to youth groups in Washington, DC and continues to publish articles in Washington Woman’s Journal and Your Health Magazine in Prince Georges County. She served as Medical Director of the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival, which provides free dental care. She annually gives talks “Suicide Is Not an Option” and “Teen HIV/AIDS Awareness” to a group for youth summer program in Washington, DC. She integrates Christian prayer into her practice when appropriate and regularly incorporates social justice topics into her magazine articles.

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