JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD

JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD

JoAnn Pinkerton, MDDr. Pinkerton received her Medical Degree at the Medical College of Virginia and completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Virginia. She is the Director for the Midlife Division and the Midlife Health Center, a nationally recognized multidisciplinary center for women’s midlife health. She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the North American Menopause Society and the Board of Directors for the National Women’s Health Resource Center. She is active in education and clinical research trials. Her major clinical interests are low dose hormone therapy, alternatives to hormone therapy, osteoporosis and female sexuality.

Specialty ~
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Special Expertise ~
MidLife Health

Awards ~
1981 - Arthur T. Lyman Fellowship
1981 - Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medical Care
1985 - Best Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Grand Rounds “Pregnancy and Cancer”
1992-1995 - Coordinator of Top Rated 2nd yr ICM section (Ob/Gyn)
1993 - JCAHO cited Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic for excellence
1996 - American Library Association Award for Understanding Midlife Health
1995 - One of Top 5 Centers (out of 40) for Clinical Trials, Rhone Poulenc Rorer
1990-1995 - Director for Top Rated ICM course (Ob/Gyn); Best Lecturer
1997 - Midlife Health Center noted as one of the Top 10 Women’s Centers in the Country by Self magazine
1997 - JCAHO cited Midlife health center clinic for excellence
1999  - Nominated for Top 10 Educators, NAMS 10th Anniversary
2000  - National Registry: Who’s Who- Life Time Member- In Recognition of Exemplary Service to the Community and the Profession
2002 - Distinguished Dozen, First out of Twelve, Charlottesville, Virginia, The Daily Progress
2004 - Sharon Hostler Award for Excellence in Women’s Medicine, (nominated)
2004 - National Registry Who’s Who for Executives and Professionals - Life Time Member, (Requires National and International Recognition)         
2004 - USA News and World Report – University of Virginia - Top 24 Academic Hospitals : UVA Gynecology and Hormonal Disorders
2004-2006 - Listed in Guide to America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by Consumers’ Research Council of America
2005 - AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education (WWMSE)
2005 - Distinguished Academy of Educators
2005 - Best Doctors in America, inclusion in database

Education ~
1976 - B.A. (with Distinction)  University of Virginia
1981 - M.D.  Medical College of Virginia

Residency ~
1985 - Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency   University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
1985 - Chief Resident   University of Virginia

Licensure and Certification ~
1983 - Commonwealth of Virginia
1997 - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (re-certification)
1982 - National Board of Medical Examiners
1983 - Virginia State Board of Medicine
1988 - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2001 - NEC, Menopause Certification
2002 - NAMS, Certified Menopause Specialist



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