John B. Sampson is a faculty neuroanesthesiologist at Johns Hopkins. He is board certified in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Dr. Sampson''s educational and training spans the USA with a BS from Jackson State Univ., Medical degree from the Univ. of Calif., San Francisco, residency at Howard Univ. Hospital and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Sampson has expertise in the improvement of health care for people in Africa. He has taught and practiced medicine in eight countries outside of the USA, including Jamaica, Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Kenya and Eritrea. He is the founder/president of Doctors for United Medical Missions Inc.(DrUMM). Through his affiliation with DrUMM and Pro-Health International (PHI) he has been instrumental in leading and organizing the journey of many American volunteers into Africa, who have touched the lives of Africans in need of medical care.
Sampson is dedicated to promoting excellence in patient care in anesthesiology and critical care medicine, and to improving standards of perioperative care in Africa, while also increasing the awareness of health care problems in Africa among relevant health care partners.