Title: Retired Professor of Family Medicine
Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Mosier, Oregon, United States
John Charles Rogers, MD, MPH, MEd, Retired Professor of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
Growing up, Dr. Rogers witnessed his younger sister suffer from frequent seizures and wished he could understand why in order to help her. Through these experiences, he dedicated himself to becoming a physician to answer people’s medical questions with empathy and knowledge. Dr. Rogers attained a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Iowa in 1975, completing a residency in family medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, he obtained a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington in 1980 and a Master of Education in administration of higher education from the University of Houston in 2005. Spearheading a career in the medical education realm, Dr. Rogers worked at the Robert Wood Johnson Rutgers Medical School from 1981 to 1987 and as a professor of family and community medicine at Baylor Medicine College from 1987 to 2014, where he received the Presidential Education Award.
Most recently in his career, Dr. Rogers excelled as a professor of family medicine at Oregon Health & Science University from 2014 until his retirement in 2017. In his role, he worked on educational program development, standardizing patients and mentoring students. A fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Dr. Rogers also maintains membership with the American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Preventive Medicine, Wilderness Medicine Society, North American Primary Care Research Group, American Public Health Association and Society for Medical Decision Making. Additionally, he is active with Friends of Columbia Gauge, OSU Land Stuart Course and Nature Conservancy. Dr. Rogers attributes his success to perseverance, working hard and staying focused. Looking ahead, he aims to continue taking care of his land and working with various research organizations.
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