Jamaican Doctor Receives Award for Lifetime of Achievement

Dr Judith Green-McKenzie

Dr Judith Green-McKenzie

Dr. Judith Green-McKenzie, a Jamaican physician born in Portland, has been honored by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine with the Kehoe Award for Excellence in Education or Research in Occupational and Environmental Medicine for 2015. This lifetime achievement award honors Dr. Green-McKenzie’s contributions to research and academic excellence in the field of occupational medicine (OM), environmental medicine, and/or environmental health. Dr. Green-McKenzie received recognition for her work as director of the University of Pennsylvania’s OM Residency Program, which utilizes an innovative method of providing post-graduate education. She is also a contributing writer to many scientific publications that focus on OM outcomes and mentors residents in publishing their scholarly works. Dr. Green-McKenzie was born in Port Antonio and is a graduate of Titchfield High School. She received her medical degree from Yale University’s School of Medicine and the MPH from the School of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Green-McKenzie is active in the South Florida Chapter of the Alumni Association of Titchfield High.

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