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Julie M Linton, MD

Title: Clinical Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-766-2048
Office: 607 Grove Road
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (UofSCSOMG) and Prisma Health Children’s Hospital Upstate. Dr. Linton’s professional work focuses on optimal clinical care, community engagement, and advocacy for policy-level action regarding children in immigrant families, as well as medical work force development to meet the needs of our increasingly diverse communities, with a framework of health equity. After graduating with a B.S. in psychology from Duke University, Dr. Linton spent 9 months in Panama as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, in partnership with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Dr. Linton earned her medical doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, followed by pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Nationally, Dr. Linton serves as the Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Immigrant Child and Family Health. Dr. Linton is an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders Program.
Teaching Interest(s): Immigrant child health; Community pediatrics; Health equity; Equity, diversity, and inclusion; Work force development
Research Interest(s): Intersection of immigration policy and health; Community engagement and child/family health; Health equity
Honors & Awards: Gold Humanism Society
Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award
Class of 2024 Clinical Sciences Faculty of the Year
President’s Award
Dean's Award
Multiplying Good One in a Million Award
Class of 2022 Clinical Sciences Faculty of the Year
Corazon Latino Award
Jimmy L. Simon Teaching Award
Rome Visiting Professor in Immigrant Health Cornell Department of Pediatrics Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorship American Academy of Pediatrics
David T. Tayloe, Sr. Award for Outstanding Community Service
Nancy Elizabeth Barnhart Award
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Henrietta and Jacob Lowenburg Prize in Pediatrics
Merck Manual Award
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Service Project Award
Chut Internship
Lars Lyon Community Service Award
Summa Cum Laude
William J. Griffith University Service Award
Phi Beta Kappa
Outstanding Pediatrics Best Teachers and Role Models
Gamble 21st Century Endowed Scholar
Fulbright Scholarship
Professional Affiliations: Society for Diversity
American Medical Association
Society for Refugee Healthcare Providers
Academic Pediatric Association
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
North Carolina Pediatrics Society
American Academy of Pediatrics South Carolina Chapter
Other - Candidate Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Pennsylvania Chapter
Other - Resident Member

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