Dean, Interim Chair and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine — University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1994
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine — National College of Chiropractic Medicine, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology — National College of Chiropractic Medicine, 1986

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecologist (ACOOG)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOBOG)
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association (OOA)

Biography

Dr. Johnson earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, formerly the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine, in 1994. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Detroit Saint John’s Health Systems, Detroit Riverview/Macomb Hospital System in association with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998. Prior to, he earned a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from the National College of Chiropractic Medicine in 1988.

He received his Fellowship recognition with the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOBOG) in 2000 and a recent recertification in 2017. That same year, he was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow through the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

He is actively involved as a member with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association (OOA), and the American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecologist (ACOOG) serving in various leadership roles with continuing education, telemedicine, government affairs and ethics. He comes to Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) after serving as the Associate Dean of Clinical Education and Simulation Medicine for Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and was recently presented with the OOA’s Outstanding and Distinguished Service Award.

At Oklahoma State University, Dr. Johnson developed the state’s first medical education and care management project — Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Care Outcomes) — that empowers clinicians to provide specialty care to rural and underserved communities. Under Project ECHO, he serves as the Chief Medical Officer.

A devout Christian, he is committed to serving God with his profession, putting service over self.

Research Interests

  • Continuing Education
  • Medical Ethics
  • Obstetrics
  • Telemedicine