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The Jacksonville Advocate - Article - local news
Dr. and Mrs. C.B. McIntosh (right) with Councilwoman Pat Lockett-Felder, Shands Vice President Elizabeth Means, and Sickle Cell Board Member Jerome Spates.
...Dr. and Mrs. C.B. McIntosh (right) with Councilwoman Pat Lockett-Felder, Shands Vice President Elizabeth Means, and Sickle Cell Board Member Jerome Spates.
...C.B. McIntosh, M.D., opened the first African American pediatric practice in Jacksonville in 1958.
Since that time, he
has been involved with numerous medical organizations in Jacksonville as well as Florida.In 1967, he became chief of pediatrics at Brewster Methodist Hospital, where he was later named chief of the medical staff.He was president of the Duval County Medical Society and has served on the Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Ethics Commission. McIntosh
has a passion for sickle cell disease.In the summer of 1973, he became the founding member of the Florida State Chapter, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) and later served as that organization's president.
The SCDAA mirrors McIntosh's own desires to raise the awareness and increase medical school training for sickle cell."C.B. McIntosh
believes education is the key that builds and the tie that binds to break the sickle cell cycle.
Florida Medical Association
The Florida Medical Association (FMA) awarded the Certificate of Merit during the recent 2009 Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida, to John S. Curran, M.D., Donald F. Foy, Sr., John W. Glotfelty, M.D., Charles B. McIntosh, M.D., Robert C. Nuss, M.D. and E. Charlton Prather, M.D.
Charles B. McIntosh, M.D.
has provided exceptional and outstanding service, not only as a practicing pediatrician, but also as a leader in organized medicine and as a dedicated public servant.
In 1958, Dr. McIntosh became the first African-American to open a pediatric private practice in Jacksonville, and was only the second African-American pediatrician in the state of Florida.
Dr. McIntosh has been very active in organized medicine and served as the Chair of the FMA's Committee on Indigent Care, and is a life member of both the FMA and the Duval County Medical Society.
He is also a longstanding member of the Florida State Medical Association, the National Medical Association, and the Florida Pediatric Society.
has a notable history of distinguished governmental service, with appointments to the Florida Board of Medicine
, Florida Ethics Commission
, Commission for Funding Indigent Care
, and the Governor's Workgroup
for Funding Indigent Care.
Commitment to community service has always been an integral part of Dr. McIntosh's
In 1973, he became a founding member of the Florida State Sickle Cell Foundation and served as its President.
In 2005, Shands Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Center
was named in honor of Dr. McIntosh
The Community Foundation in Jacksonville
Dr. C. B. McIntosh has been a respected pediatrician in Jacksonville for 46 years and has experience in the management of acute and chronic illnesses in children.
He has served on the Board of Directors for Wolfson Children's Hospital and Shands Jacksonville and has received several awards including: "The Brotherhood Award," from NCCJ in 1980; the Florida Medical Association's "A.
Robbins Award;" the "Outstanding Afro-American Leadership Award" from FCCJ; and the National Medical Association "Chairman's Award" for pediatrics.
Charles B. McIntosh
Charles B. McIntosh
DCMS Member Spotlight Archive
Charles B. McIntosh, MD, Pediatrician
Charles B. McIntosh, MD
Dr. Charles B. McIntosh
, was recently recognized by Hands on
with the Bernard V. Gregory Award, to honor his
lifelong dedication to outstanding volunteer service and commitment.
Dr. McIntosh, a "retired" pediatrician has been involved in community service for over 50 years.
has been active in many community organizations including Boy Scouts
, Sickle Cell Disease Association
, The Bridge
of Northeast Florida, and was one of the original founders of Volunteers
has been involved in all levels of organized medicine, including the FMA and the National Medical Association
He was the first African American president of the DCMS in 1980.
realizes the importance of the "House of Medicine" when he
says, "... the strength in numbers comes from the grassroots organizations.