Niva Lubin-Johnson, M.D., ’84, Internal Medicine

Dr. Lubin-Johnson

Dr. Lubin-Johnson is an advocate of quality health care for all – especially the underserved and underrepresented. She completed her internal medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chicago and has been in private practice for more than 13 years in the neighborhood in which she grew up and resides. She is a senior attending physician at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, associate attending at Advocate Trinity Hospital, and a clinical instructor at the University of Illinois.

She was just elected to the Governing Council of the AMA Minority Affairs Committee for 2 years; has participated on numerous boards and committees, including the Board of Trustees of Chicago State University, the Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance Committee, the Executive Medical Board and the Independent Physicians at Mercy Board at Mercy Hospital, Advocate Trinity Physician Hospital Organization Board, and the Trinity Medical Staff Peer Review Committee. She is the former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Medical Association (NMA) and previously former 3-year Chair of its' Finance Committee. She is Past Speaker of the House of Delegates of the NMA and Past President of the Chicago and Illinois Chapters of the NMA.

She has received numerous awards, including the Illinois Committee of Concerned Blacks in Higher Education Trustee Award, Midwest Community Council’s Nancy B. Jefferson Community Service Award, Dollars and Sense Magazine’s Best and Brightest Women in Medicine, the Kizzy Award from the Black Women’s Hall of Fame Foundation and the Student National Medical Association Award for Leadership and Service. She is married to Joseph Johnson.