Judith Livingston

Judith Livingston holds a PhD in Adult, Professional, and Community Education from Texas State University and is credentialed as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.  Dr. Livingston is an independent consultant, based in Austin, Texas, with over 35 years of experience in public health and academic medicine.  From 2008-2019, she was on the faculty in the UT Health San Antonio’s Department of Pediatrics, advancing to assistant professor in 2018. In the previous decade, she served as a consultant and project coordinator for the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Livingston has developed, implemented, and evaluated educational programs for multiple target audiences. She has helped to launch novel programs including the Community for Children elective in social justice advocacy and leadership, implemented in Texas’ Lower Rio Grande Valley.  Dr. Livingston has written numerous grants and publications, most recently a book chapter, Livingston, J., & Griffin, M. (Summer 2019). Developing professional identities and fostering resilience in medical students and residents: Transformative learning on the Texas-Mexico border.  In T. Carter, C. Boden-McGill, & K. Peno (Eds.), Transformative learning in professional contexts: Building resilient professional identities for work-based practice.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Prior to coming to UT Health San Antonio, she served as Director of Newborn Screening Follow-up, Texas Department of Health; Director of Science and Preventive Medicine Department, Texas Medical Association; Director of Education, Harris County Medical Society/Houston; and public health educator for the Harris County Health Department.