Undergrad: Pepperdine University (Biology)
Medical School: University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Fellowship: Ultrasound Medicine (Highland Hospital)
Dr. Mary Beth Johnson was born and raised in Southeast Asia where she lived a somewhat nomadic life between the Philippines and Malaysia. She then went on to graduate from Pepperdine University with a degree in Biology. After her undergraduate studies, she moved to Oklahoma where her extended family is rooted to attend the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. After residency she practiced medicine in various private hospitals first in Orange County, then in San Francisco. After 5 years of life as a “pit doc” in the community she found her true calling in academics as an ultrasound fellow at Highland Hospital. After fellowship, she was thrilled to land a faculty position here at UCSD and is now a part of the Ultrasound Division. She is passionate about bedside ultrasound, international medicine, teaching, resident wellness, balanced living, and her family life with loving husband, 2 kids, and dog. She was recognized as “Teacher of the Year” by the EM residents in 2010. Publications
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