1-29-19 Joyce Johnson (RADM Ret.) spoke about global health and travel. She is both a physician and Admiral, having been the Surgeon General of the US Coast Guard. Joyce has extensive experience on all seven continents, and talked about health and safety issues whether traveling to the South Pole or Downtown DC. Surprises are everywhere (yes, rabid animals have recently been confirmed in Chevy Chase). While on active duty, she also worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the first AIDS researchers. Other government assignments included the Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health. She has been active with the Veteran's Administration having served on the Commission on Care and other advisory committees. Joyce is a professor (clinical and adjunct) at Georgetown University. As a physician, she is board certified in Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, and Clinical Pharmacology, and is a Certified Addiction Specialist.