Season 2 : Episode 16 Black Maternal Health
Dr. Lorie Johnson discusses black women maternal health and addresses issues of the increased rates in which women die during childbirth and fibroids.
Dr Lorie Johnson is a Board Certified Ob/Gyn with more than 20 years of experience in her field. She is the owner of Just For You Women’’s Healthcare in Locust Grove, Georgia.
Dr Johnson was born and raised in New Jersey. She completed her residency training in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the Lehigh Valley Hospital. Prior to that she received her medical degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and her bachelor’s degree was obtained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr Johnson practiced in Pennsylvania for a few years until 2009, when she and her family relocated to Georgia to start her own practice.
Dr Lorie, as she is called by most of her patients, has a passion for educating women about their bodies and helping to bridge the gap between women and the medical establishment. She frequently appears on various programs speaking on a variety of women’s health topics. Her expertise has also been featured in several magazines including Cosmopolitan and Madame Noire.
Dr Lorie has traveled to Africa on several occasions to serve in medical missions and also participates with local organizations to serve the less fortunate. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
In her spare time, she loves to write, travel, attend concerts and spend time with her family and friends.