Jeannette South-Paul


Experienced Academician and Coach


Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh/UPMC, 2001-2020

Professor and Chair, Family Medicine,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1995 – 2001

Vice President for Minority Affairs, USU, 1991 – 1996
COL, MC, USA (Ret) 2001 – 22 years Active Duty


BS (MT), University of Pennsylvania – 1975

MD, University of Pittsburgh – 1979

DHL (Hon), Carlow University – 2018


Family Practice Residency, Eisenhower Army
Medical Center – 1979 – 1982

Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship,
UNC – Chapel Hill – 1983 – 1984


Academic mentoring and coaching

Community engagement

Cultural competence training

Primary Care Administration

Published Work

Selected Publications
Lin CJ, Maier J, Nwankwo C, Burley C, deBorja L, Al Aaraj Y, Lewis E, Rhem M, Nowalk MP, South – Paul J. Awareness and Use of Contraceptive Methods and Perceptions of Long – Acting Reversible Contraception Among White and Non-White Women. To be published in the J Women’s Health 2021;30(9):1313-1320. Doi:10.1089/jwh.2020.8642

Zimmerman RK, South – Paul JE, Poland GA. Rationing of civilian COVID-19 vaccines while supplies are limited. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, jiaa569, Published: 07 September 2020

Coe C, Piggott C, Davis A, Goodell K, Joo P, South-Paul JE. Leadership pathways in academic family medicine: focus on underrepresented minorities and women.  Fam Med. 2020 Feb;52(2):104-111. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2020.545847. Epub 2020 Jan 10. PMID: 31940426

Vodovotz Y, Barnard N, Hu FB, Jakicic J, Lianov L, Loveland D, Buysse D, Szigethy E, Finkel T, Sowa G, Verschure P, Williams K, Sanchez E, Dysinger W, Maizes V, Junker C, Phillips E, Katz D, Drant S, Jackson RJ, Trasande L, Woolf S, Salive M, South-Paul J, States SL, Roth L, Fraser G, Stout R, Parkinson MD. Prioritized Research for the Prevention, Treatment, and Reversal of Chronic Disease: Recommendations from the Lifestyle Medicine Research Summit. Front Med 22 December 2020.

Okolie F, South-Paul JE, Watchko JF. Kernicterus in Black Infants: Combatting a Hidden Health Disparity. JAMA Pediatrics. 6 July 2020. doi.10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1767

Lin CJ, Nowalk MP, Ncube CN, Aaraj YA, Warshel M, South-Paul JE. Long-term Outcomes for Teen Mothers Who Participated in a Mentoring Program to Prevent Repeat Teen Pregnancy. J Natl Med Assoc. 2018. S0027-9684(18): 30165 – 2. PMID: 30449542

Soudi A, South-Paul JE. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Cultural Competence Education in an Academic Health Center. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare and Humanities in Health, Aug 2017

Soudi A, Gooden S, Chang J., Kiesling S, South-Paul J. Humanities in health editorial. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 2017:5, 506–512

Soudi A, South-Paul J. An interdisciplinary approach to cultural competence education in an academic health center. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare 2017: 5 (4), 516–521

Janosky JE, South-Paul JE. Inclusion as a process for embracing diversity toward better learning. Diverse Education June 1, 2017. Available Online.

Lin CJ, Nowalk MP, Pavlik VN, Brown AE, Zhang S, Raviotta JM, Moehling KK, Hawk M, Ricci E, Middleton DB, Patel S, South-Paul JE, Zimmerman RK. Using the 4 Pillars™ Practice Transformation Program to Increase Adult Influenza Vaccination and Reduce Missed Opportunities in a Randomized Cluster Trial. BMC Infectious Diseases – INFD-D-16-00641R3. November 2016.