Dr. Lennox Westney
Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009

Dr. Lennox Westney

Lennox S. Westney, M.D., FACOG, FACS, ASRM, is Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and was the first incumbent of the John F. J. Clark Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Howard University College of Medicine.

He did undergraduate work at Northern Caribbean University and the Doctor of Medicine at Howard University.

Dr. Westney's specialty training is in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and his practice and teaching have centered on high risk obstetrics, including conditions such as sickle cell anemia, diabetes, renal problems, multi-fetal gestation, maternal drug abuse, and teen-age pregnancy. He has been consulted nationally and internationally.

He has held membership in a number of professional organizations, and has authored or co-authored over forty publications on topics covering medical concerns of women, and methods that help to assure the delivery of healthy infants.

This high achieving NCU alumnus has served as Assistant Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Baltimore City Hospitals, and as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Howard University College of Medicine and Hospital. He has worked on hospital, school, and other institutional boards, and has provided medical care, and health lectures at religious convocations and evangelistic crusades. He currently resides with Ouida, his wife of fifty-three years, in Highland, Maryland.

The book signing for Dr. Lennox Westney’s latest publication ....took place at Northern Caribbean University on Friday November 28 during Homecoming 2008.  The book, Just as I am: Challenged But Confident is the autobiography of Lennox S. Westney MD with Ouida Spleen Westney Ph.D. - A Story of Surmounting and Serving....  It is the stirring story of a physician who, with determined effort and faith in God, surmounted numerous obstacles to study, practice and teach medicine, and to serve in his church and community.

Dr. Lennox Westney has served his Alma Mater, Northern Caribbean University with distinction, returning to the beacon on the hill on a regular basis over these many years.... The Brown-Westney Sciences Complex at NCU is an example of just some of the inputs this fine man of distinction has made to his alma mater.
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