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Kim M. Barbel Johnson, D.O., M.P.H.

  1. Hematologist / Oncologist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Dr. Kim M. Barbel Johnson is a community-centric, patient-focused Family Physician and Principal Research Investigator with years of proven clinical and research experience. Over the past 3 decades, she has impacted the healthcare field as a compassionate provider of direct primary, long-term, and urgent care. She is a well-versed leader with a commendable track record in health equity advocacy. Equipped with the ability to lead with integrity, inspire, and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team, she is regarded by colleagues for her clinical trial expertise and her passion for the community.

Dr. Kim M. Barbel Johnson, a native of St. Thomas, USVI, attended Hampton University in Hampton, VA, where she was initiated into the Gamma Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society. She later earned her MPA degree at West Virginia University. After graduating from Nova Southeastern University COM, she completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. She has been a practicing physician in Jacksonville, Florida, for over 25 years, where she has contributed her expertise in both academic and community medicine. She has formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians and Hope Across the Globe, Inc. She currently serves on the Richard Webster-Bass Health Institute, Inc. Board of Directors, Inc. and First Coast American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Leadership Cabinet. She is a founding member of the Northeast Florida Clinical Trials and Translational Science Consortium and a member of Jacksonville's Patient-Centered Research Collaborative.

  1. 2004
    Fellowship - Longitudinal Fellowship, Family Medicine and Community Health, Health Leadership (Community Partnerships) FellowshipDuke University School of Medicine
  2. 1999
    Internship/Residency - Family Medicine Residency ProgramMayo Graduate School of Medicine
  3. 1999
    ResidentFamily Medicine, Programs in Florida, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1996
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineNova Southwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Health Professions Division
  5. 1995
    Internship - Migrant Health EducationArea Health Opportunities Program (AHEC), Nova Southeastern University
  6. 1990
    Predoctoral Studies - Medical Education Preparatory ProgramSouthern Illinois University School of Medicine
  7. 1988
    Masters - Master of Public AdministrationWest Virginia University
  8. 1986
    BA - Bachelor of Arts in BiologyHampton University

Awards and honors

  1. 2005
    Teacher of the YearCommunity Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida
  2. 2002
    Jacksonville Top DoctorsTop Docs, Jacksonville Magazine
  3. 2002
    Young Family Physician of the Year AwardFlorida Academy of Family Physicians
  4. 2001
    We Care Service AwardDuval County Health Department, Duval County Medical Society
  5. 1999
    Leadership AwardFamily Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Clinic
  6. 1998
    FAFP Scholarship AwardSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians
  7. 1996
    Rose Community Service AwardNova Southeastern University

Professional memberships

  1. 2003 - present
    DelegateAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  2. 2002 - present
    DelegateNational Congress of Special Constituencies
  3. 2001 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Communities in Charge, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Duval County
  4. 2001 - present
    DelegateFlorida Minority Physicians
  5. 2000 - present
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
  6. 1998 - 2000
    MemberBoard of Directors, Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  7. 1998 - 1999
    PresidentAssociation of Family Medicine Residents, Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  8. 1997 - 2001
    Committee MemberFlorida Academy of Family Physicians
  9. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Medicine
  10. 1996 - present
    MemberFlorida Academy of Family Medicine
  11. 1996 - present
    MemberFlorida Osteopathic Medical Association