Timothy R.B. Johnson, M.D. served as Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Bates Professor of Diseases of Women and Children at the University of Michigan from 1993-2017. He remains an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Women’s Studies, and Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development. His education and training have been at the University of Michigan, University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins. He is author of over three hundred articles, chapters and books and has served on numerous editorial boards, study sections, professional committees, societies and boards.
Dr. Johnson has received the Distinguished Service Award (ACOG), the Distinguished Merit Award (FIGO), the Allan Rosenfield award for lifetime achievement in Family Planning from the Society for Family Planning, and he is an elected member of the (US) National Academy of Medicine. His honorary fellowships include FWACS, FICS, FRCOG and FGCS. His research interests are fetal behavior and assessment, principles of prenatal care, global health ethics and international academic capacity building.