Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON

Family Medicine
Avenel, NJ
37 years experience

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Bio

Judy Washington MD is the Medical Director for Student Health at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. Prior to taking this position she was the Medical Director of Women and Family Health in Brooklyn and Assistant Director for the Mountainside Family Practice Associates Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Washington has been a member of STFM since 1996 when she left private practice to join the faculty of the East TN State – Chattanooga Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency. After the Chattanooga program was closed due to state funding, she joined the faculty at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark as assistant Family Medicine Clerkship Director and assistant Director of Medical Student Education. After assuming the Clerkship Director position, she was also appointed Chair of the Clinical Curriculum Committee for the medical school. While at NJ Medical School, she worked with the department to improve preceptor education and provide evidence-based medicine training and resources to each community preceptor. Dr. Washington is a graduate of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. She completed her training in Family Medicine at the Mountainside Family Medicine Residency Program in Verona NJ. She spent six years in private practice after residency in a rural community on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Dr. Washington has multiple interests that include yoga, running and meditation.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

309 Answers
38 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: She would need to be under the care of a dermatologist and monitored closely.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Plan B efficacy: Taken within the first 72 hours the efficacy is 89% and within 36 hours it is 95% effective. This medication is less effective the closer you are to o ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Very high : Your risk of pregnancy is high. If you had used the emergency contraception such as ella, (ulipristal acetate) within 5 days, your risk would be less ... Read More

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Jan 25, 2013
Hello Dear, my name is Jenifer, I am, very happy to contact you today and i wish to be in good relationship and partnership with you, also i will be very happy if you can reply me through my priv...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. WASHINGTON is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. WASHINGTON is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I appreciate your response about the yoga for stiff-man syndrome. Not too many doctors even understand the disease, let alone have recommendations for those of us who want the best possible outcomes i...Read More
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My posture sounds like part of the problem since I've been diagnosed with skulliosis. that and I'm 6'5, just tired of the pain meds and stuf
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Thanks Doc. Am very careful with diet but should start walking etc. Never been so badly dep. with no hope until zyprexa but A1 now Cheers

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1983MD
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