Dr. Beverly Johnson is an Ottawa-based family physician, an experienced physician leader, and a global health and gender equity advocate. With a wealth of experience and numerous leadership roles, she has made a significant impact in her field.

As the Co-Chair and Co-Founder of Women in Global Health Canada Chapter, Dr. Johnson has been instrumental in promoting women's leadership and empowerment in the healthcare sector since 2019. Her dedication to this cause is further evidenced by her role as the Chair of the Canadian Women in Global Health Leadership Steering Committee whose primary project is addressing the crisis in primary care in Canada.

Recently she joined the Alliance for Gender Equity and UHC adding her voice to other passionate leaders as the critical target date of UHC by 2030 has been impacted by the COVID pandemic.

Within her local community, Dr. Johnson is a respected leader in healthcare. She has been the President of Kanata Lakes Community Association since 2022, and a vital member of the Primary Care Partner Table- Ottawa Health Team.  In 2017, she served as the President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) and played a key role in co-leading the Gender Equity in the Canadian Medical Profession project with Canadian Medical Association. She also led the Medical Women’s International Association, chairing a project on teenage pregnancy in adolescents from 2019-2022 as well as leading in their communication work, a role she still holds. As a community family physician, she has provided comprehensive care in Ottawa since 1988, prioritizing the overall well-being of her patients.

Outside of her professional endeavours, Dr. Johnson finds balance through her passion for wellness. She practices yoga and meditation, emphasizing the importance of self-care. Furthermore, she cherishes quality time spent with her family and friends.

Dr. Johnson's dedication to gender equity in healthcare and her extensive leadership experience make her a highly influential figure in her field.