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  • Yvonne Fry-Johnson, MD, MSCR
      Research Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Series II
    Research Team, MCH Lead, NCPC
    National Children’s Study (NCS), Investigator
    Pediatric Consultant, APS Healthcare (Disease Management Organization)
    Sr. Research Associate for the Disabilities Collaborative between the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and the GA State University Center for Leadership in Disabilities(CLD)


    Contact Information

    Phone: (404) 756-5761
    Email: yfry@msm.edu

    Education/Training

    Stanford University, Stanford, California
    BS, Biological Sciences, 1978

    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, CT
    MPH (coursework completed-thesis not submitted), Health Services Research, 1982

    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Basic Sciences, 1981

    University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School N. Chicago, IL
    MD, Medicine, 1984

    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    MSCR, Clinical Research, 2008

    Honors

    • Joint Recipient of the 1992 Child Survival Award, (from the Carter Center and UNICEF) (While Medical Director I was nominated for this award, and submitted one of my Centers’ clinical programs. We received one of three awards (two in the US, one international).
    • The American College of Physician Executives for the Physicians in Management (PIMS) Scholar (1994)
    • The Thomas J. Asher Health & Wellness Award 2007 (from the Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities)
    • Master of Science of Clinical Research -Outstanding Clinical Research Award (2008)
    • Master of Science of Clinical Research-Outstanding Fellow Award (2008)
    • 2nd Place, Master of Science in Clinical Research- Young Investigator Award (2008)
    • High Commendation for Poster Presentation at the IASSID Conference in S. Africa. “Service Dogs: Taking the *Dis* out of Disabilities in intellectually or Behaviorally Challenged Children” 2008.

    Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

    1. Fry-Johnson YW. Powell S, Winokur DK   “Service Dogs: Facilitating the abilities of children with intellectual or behavioral disabilities”.  The International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health 2009; 2(3).
    2. Brimacombe M, Fry-Johnson Y, Bertrand J, Fuller T, Levine R, Venable CL(2009). Competency I: Foundation.  I. Basic Biomedical Foundation.  In Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders competency-based curriculum development guide for medical and allied health education and practice.  Atlanta, GA.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    3. Brimacombe M, Fry-Johnson Y, Bertrand J, Fuller T, Levine R, Venable CL (2009). Competency I: Foundation.  II. Clinical Issues. In Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders competency-based curriculum development guide for medical and allied health education and practice.  Atlanta, GA.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    4. Brimacombe M, Fry-Johnson Y, Bertrand J, Fuller T, Levine R, Venable CL (2009). Competency I:  Foundation.  III. Epidemiological and Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of FASDs.  In Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders competency-based curriculum development guide for medical and allied health education and practice.  Atlanta, GA.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    5. Fry-Johnson YW, Rowley DL.  The enigma of spontaneous preterm birth.  N Engl J Med. 2010 May 27; 362 (21): 2032; author reply 2033-4.  PMID: 20518104)
    6. Fry-Johnson YW, Levine R, Rowley DL, Agboto V, Rust G.  United States black: white infant mortality disparities are not inevitable; Identification of community resilience independent of socioeconomic status. Ethn Dis. 2010 Winter; 2010 (1 Suppl 1):S1-131-5.
    7. Ye J, Mack D, Fry-Johnson Y, Parker K. Health Care Access and Utilization Among US-Born and Foreign-Born Asian Americans. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22038126
    8. Taylor VS, Ye J, Mack D, Fry-Johnson Y, Smith Q, Harris CL. Overweight in school-aged children associated with emotional and behavioral difficulties: results from a national sample. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Sep-Oct;103(9-10):917-21. PMID: 22364060 [PubMed - in process]