Pauline Y. Titus-Dillon, MD, MACP

Title: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Medical Educator, Professor (Retired)
Company:  Howard University College of Medicine
Location:  Potomac, Maryland, United States

Pauline Y. Titus-Dillon, MD, MACP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in internal medicine.

Driven by a desire to serve others, Dr. Titus-Dillon celebrates an illustrious career marked by many accomplishments over more than 50 years. Now retired, she concluded her career as the associate dean of academic affairs and medical educator for the College of Medicine at Howard University. While in this role, she spent many years as an attending physician at Freedmen’s Hospital (now Howard University Hospital), as well as chief medical officer for the residency program at the District of Columbia General Hospital. In total, she committed 31 years to the Howard University community. Outside of her full-time work, Dr. Titus-Dillion contributed greatly to her industry through career-related initiatives. She was a consultant in Malawi, Africa, for a project with the Department of Community Health and Family Practice. Additionally, she previously served as a member of the National Identification Progressive for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education, an executive chief proctor for the National Board of Medical Examiners, a principal investigator for Computer-Based Examinations, and a member of numerous hospitals, college committees and subcommittees. She has also been a presenter for national and international conferences, workshops and symposiums.

Dr. Titus-Dillon’s longevity in her field is due to the foundation of knowledge that her education has provided to her. A graduate of Howard University, she earned an MD in 1964 and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1960. From there, she completed an internship and residency at Freedmen’s Hospital (now Howard University Hospital). Having established a reputation of excellence early on in her career, Dr. Titus-Dillon excelled as a fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at Georgetown University, then a postdoctoral fellow with the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Titus-Dillon is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. In recognition of her professional excellence, she received  a Joseph L. Johnson Physiology Award, a Jacobi Society Certificate of Merit For Proficiency In Pediatrics, a James E. Simpson Memorial Prize from Howard University, a Psychiatry Prize, a Matilda Davis-Cunningham Award, an American Academy of Dental Medicine Award, a Daniel Hale Williams Internship Award, a Daniel Hale Williams Residency Award, a National Research Service Award, and an Inspirational Leadership Award from the Student Council College Of Medicine. Dr. Titus-Dillon also earned a Superior Performance as Chief Medical Officer Award from Howard University and a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievers Award. As she looks to the future, she intends to continue enjoying her well-deserved retirement while consulting on passion projects in the medical field that pique her interest.

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