Ph.D., M.S., B.A.
Assistant Dean, Medical Education; Professor, Behavioral Medicine; Course Director/Examiner, Clinical Skills I, Psychologist
Lockie Johnson, Ph.D., has worked as an educator, psychologist and consultant since receiving her PhD from Duke University and her Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago. She did her dissertation on extremely premature infants born at Duke University Medical Center. She was a postdoctoral fellow for the prestigious Cognitive Behavior Therapy clinic run by Dr. Albert Ellis. She has taught in two US Universities, Rutgers University and the University of Connecticut, as well as in the Caribbean. Dr. Johnson has practiced as a psychologist for many years, licensed in the US in New York and Connecticut as well as in Saba and Sint Maarten.
As a psychologist, she initiated the diagnostic unit of the Department of Education in the Netherlands Antilles. As a dean, she instituted a program of studies for Caribbean teachers. In medical education, she initiated the faculty development programs and the standardized patient programs for three medical schools. She consulted with the United Nations Development Program for the Island Government of St. Maarten. Dr. Johnson also consulted with major US corporations including General Electric Capital Corporation and Exxon concerning employee wellness programs. She served as the Area Chair for the International Council of Psychologists.
Dr. Johnson’s research interests have spanned the field of human development with specific focus on neonatology, child development, aging and cultural competency. She has been a reviewer for the journal, Medical Science Educator for 12 years as well as a reviewer for PsychCritiques. She was an invited initial contributor and reviewer for the MedEdPortal established by the AAMC in 2008 and 2009.
Dr. Johnson has presented at numerous conferences including the International Association of Medical Educators, Association for Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, International Council of Psychologists, American Society for Curriculum Development, Empirical Care and Psychiatry and the American Psychological Association. She has been published in Infant Behavior and Development, Developmental Psychology, PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology, Duke University Center Press and has co-authored several books on health in the workplace.
List of additional 29 presentations from 1981- 1994, available upon request.