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Dr. William Johnson, Jr.


Dr. William Johnson, Jr. was born in Flowood, Mississippi, went to high school at Jackson Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Mississippi in 2008. In 2012 he received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, where he was awarded with the Donald T. Imrie Award for Most Outstanding Orthopedic Student. Dr. Johnson went on to graduate with his Doctor of Philosophy with a Master of Science in Clinical Health Sciences in 2013 from the University of Mississippi School of Health-Related Professions.

Dr. Johnson’s professional training in Orthopedic surgery includes a completed Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at University of Mississippi Medical Center and an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Arlington, Virginia with the Anderson Clinic.

Gene Barrett Research Award
Mississippi Orthopedic Society – Best Research Presentation
05/2016

Phi Kappa Phi
University of Mississippi
06/2013

SHRP Research Award
1st Place
04/2013

Mississippi Academy of Science Oral Presentation Award
2nd Place
02/2013

Donald T. Imrie Award
UMMC – Most Outstanding Orthopedic Student
05/2012

Surgical Scholars Research Program
UMMC
06/2009 – 05/2012

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
2002

Miller-Pittman Scholarship
University of Mississippi, 2008

Wegener, EE. Johnson, W. Identification of Common Nail and Skin Disorders. Journal of Hand Therapy.
April/June 2010. Volume 23, Number 2. pgs. 187-198.
PMID: 20304604