John’s CV – Bio

Education

  • BA (Psychology) 1970 Vanderbilt University
  • MD 1973 University of Tennessee
  • MSPH (Master’s Degree in Public Health) 1997 University of Kentucky

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Practice (initial 1979, last re-certified 2003)
  • American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (2010)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate professor, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, U of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1990-present
  • Associate professor, Dept of Family and Geriatric Medicine, U of Louisville School of Medicine, 2012- present
  • Part time Faculty, Saybrook University’s School of Mind Body Medicine, 2010-present.

Academic Teaching

  • Co-investigator, NIH grant to integrate complementary and alternative medicine into medical curriculum, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, U of Kentucky, 2002-2005
  • Course Director, UK College of Medicine elective The Healer’s Art- Remembering the Heart of Medicine (part of the national Healer’s Art initiative created by Rachel Remen MD) 2000 – Present
  • Course Director, UK College of Medicine elective Mindfulness in Medicine- Practical Skills for Self Care and Patient Care, 2006 – Present
  • Course Director, UK College of Medicine elective Salvation Army Student-Run Free Clinic 2011 – Present
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, faculty mentor for The Art and Science of Mindful Practice, part of The Art of Wellness elective for 4th year medical students, 2012 – Present
  • Instructor, Saybrook University School of Mind Body Medicine, Advanced Mind Body Medicine, 2011-Present
  • Instructor, Saybrook University School of Mind Body Medicine, Spirituality and Health, 2012
  • Instructor, Saybrook University School of Mind Body Medicine, Mindfulness in Medicine, Mental Health and Society, 2012 – Present

Professional Activities

  • President (2000-01) Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians
  • Service Council Member, Lexington Medical Society, 2011-Present
  • Team leader, Physician Health and Well Being Initiative, Lexington Medical Society, 2014
  • CMBM faculty for US professional training and international program, Global Trauma Relief (Israel and Gaza 2004-2006)

Medical Mission / Service Activities

  • Course Director, UK College of Medicine elective Salvation Army Student-Run Free Clinic 2011 – Present
  • Annual Ecuadoran medical mission trip with St Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Vanderbilt University, 2012- present

Additional Certification

Certification in progress