University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Johana Brakeley, M.D.

Johana Brakeley, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 5 South Street, Middlebury, VT 05753


Residency, Pediatrics Level II & III,  Medical Center Hospital of Vermont (now The University of Vermont Medical Center), Burlington, VT (1980)
Residency, Pediatrics Level I, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY (1978)
M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse. NY (1977)
B.S., Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (1973)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2007-present)

Clinical Appointments

Attending Physician in Pediatrics, Porter Medical Center, Middlebury, VT (1980-present)

Professional Positions

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Private Practice, Middlebury, VT, 05753 (2005-present)

Awards and Honors

American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award for “her ability to bring to fruition the ‘Action Plan for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’ for the state of Vermont involving a multidisciplinary team with diverse views on management of this group of complex children.” (2005)
Vermont State School Nurses’ Association, J. Ward Stackpole Recognition Award for 25 years of support for school nursing practice (2005)               
Addison Central Supervisory Union and Addison County Business Education Partnership STAR Award (Showing Thanks, Appreciation & Recognition). Awarded for “special contributions to educational excellence” (2002)
American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award for “working to develop a collaborative community approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)” (1997)  

Committee Appointments

Middlebury Building Bright Futures/Addison County Early Childhood Council, participant (2014-present)  
Children’s Integrated Services program (CIS) Addison County: a resource for families who have questions or concerns about their child’s development during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood. Combines Healthy Babies, Kids and Families program; the Family, Infant and Toddler program, and Children’s Upstream program (CUPS) (2009-present)   
Credentials Committee, Porter Medical Center (1986-present)  


Link to Publications