Dr. Taneisha K. McGhie is a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay, Jamaica and Associate Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies, Mona. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona where she completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB BS) in 2003 and subsequently her Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Internal Medicine in 2012. Through the G. Raymond Chang Caribbean Fellowship Award, she completed her fellowship training in rheumatology in 2017 at the University of Toronto. Upon return to Jamaica, she established a weekly rheumatology clinic and in-patient consultation service at CRH, a Type ‘A’ hospital which provides specialist care to the population of Jamaica’s western parishes. She has a special interest in lupus and rheumatic diseases in pregnancy and has published in peer reviewed journals, authored a book chapter and presented at international conferences in these areas. Dr. McGhie gives back to the community through the founding and convening of the Lupus Support Group-Western Jamaica which extends the reach of the Lupus Foundation of Jamaica.
President - Dr. Amanda King
Vice President - Dr. Cindy Flower
Treasurer - Dr. Lynda Tilluckdharry
Secretary - Dr. Sharon Dowell
Other directors were
Dr. Nicole Johnson, Dr. / Prof. Eon Nigel Harris and Dr. Vincent Nwosa