News Release: 8/28/2020

August 28, 2020
Dr. Kassie Johnson joins Bernstein Community Health Center
She’ll serve as associate medical
director, family medicine doctor
 
Greene County Health Care welcomes Dr. Kassie Johnson as the organization’s associate medical director and a family medicine physician.
 
Dr. Johnson will serve Greene County Health Care (GCHC) through its Greenville office – James D. Bernstein Community Health Center.

As associate medical director, Dr. Johnson is responsible for creating a clinical environment focused on delivering the appropriate level of care to the patient when and where they need the care. She also supports the administrative functions of the medical staff at GCHC. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Johnson provides care to the entire family.
 
Dr. Johnson has practiced family medicine and primary care sports medicine for five years in San Antonio, Texas.
 
She earned her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science from The University of Texas in Austin, Texas, and her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Johnson completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Department of Family and Community Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She also served as chief resident. Dr. Johnson completed her fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Christus Santa Rosa, San Antonio.
 
“Dr. Johnson brings a wealth of knowledge and an energy for moving forward,” says CEO Doug Smith. “We believe her clinical skills and desire to give the best to each patient will benefit Greene County Health Care. Her focus is making every patient and staff experience the best they can be.”
 
“I’m looking forward to working with what I understand is a knowledgeable group of providers and staff – all of whom live to serve their community,” Dr. Johnson says. “I’m eager to learn the Greenville area and to start meeting the needs of our community.”
 
In her free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with her family – husband Michael and sons, Kamden, 5, Mason, 4, and Logan, 16 months - and their two dogs. She also enjoys hiking, camping, jogging, geocaching, music, reading, and all sports, especially basketball and baseball/softball.
 
Greene County Health Care (GCHC) is a community health center with sites in Greene, Pitt and Pamlico counties. GCHC accepts most insurance and offers care on a sliding fee scale to patients who qualify.
 
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS10607 Health Center Program, in the amount of $8,654,913 or 48% of total program costs with $8,956,453 or 50% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov. GCHC is licensed by the state of North Carolina, led by an independent Board of Directors and is a FQHC Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254. CCHC receives HHS funding and has Federal Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.    
 
Contact:
Connie Rhem
crhem@gchcinc.org, 252-747- 8162 ext 2298

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