Royal Caribbean Group has named Dr. Calvin Johnson
as Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer.
In this new role, Johnson will lead the group's
global health and wellness policy, manage its public health and
clinical practice, and determine the strategic plans and
operations of its global healthcare organization.
Johnson will also collaborate with the
Healthy Sail Panel to ensure the company establishes and
implements its protocols and recommendations.
extensive experience in public health and clinical care will help
us raise the bar on protecting the health of our guests, crew and
the communities we serve," said Richard Fain, chairman and CEO,
Royal Caribbean Group. "Calvin will also work closely with the
newly announced Healthy Sail Panel to ensure we establish and
implement leading health protocols and procedures."
Johnson has a strong background in protecting public health
through service delivery innovation, policy development and
analysis, and leadership training and development. He has
successfully led significant response efforts during active
infectious disease outbreaks and was responsible for ensuring all
aspects of patient care while overseeing a clinical operation with
1,300 caregivers and more than 300,000 individuals.
Caribbean Group is committed to going beyond requirements to truly
innovative solutions," said Dr. Johnson. "I am excited to join the
industry leader, who is clearly establishing the way forward in
managing public health initiatives and protecting health and
safety. The Healthy Sail Panel is doing critical work to help us
develop enhanced standards, and achieve readiness for the return
to service, and I am looking forward to being involved in that
Dr. Johnson worked most recently as Principal at Altre
Strategic Solutions Group and is the former Chief Medical Officer for Corizon Health, then the largest provider of correctional health
care in the United States. He has also worked for Temple University Health System
and served as Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania from 2003-2008 as well as Medical Director for the New
York City Department of Health from 1998-1999.
He earned his
medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a
Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg
School of Public Health, and a BS in Chemistry from Morehouse
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