Natasha Johnson
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Natasha Johnson is a pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist. After graduating from McGill University, she completed a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She joined McMaster's Department of Pediatrics in 2006 and is now an Associate Professor. Dr. Johnson has developed a clinical, educational, and research focus in the area of adolescent sexual health – in particular in marginalized youth and equity-seeking populations. In 2016, she established a clinical service for trans and gender diverse youth at McMaster Children’s Hospital. In May of 2021, she was appointed the inaugural Associate Chair, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Prior to stepping into this role, she was Division Lead for Adolescent Medicine and medical co-director of the Eating Disorder Program at McMaster Children's hospital for eight years. In 2023, she became Co-Chair Diversity and Inclusion for McMaster University's Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Program.

Dr. Johnson's parents immigrated to Canada from Jamaica. She was born and raised in Montreal where she did her medical training and where her parents still live. She is a single mother to two teen boys.
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