Lorayne Barton, MD, MPH

Pacific Union Health Ministry

Lorayne Barton Bio: 2022 Dr. Lorayne Barton, MD, MPH is the current Health Ministry Directory for the Pacific Union and is a physician at the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center and an adjunct professor in the School of Public Health at Loma Linda University. She received undergraduate training at La Sierra University, MD training at the University of California, Irvine, CA, internship at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and residency and fellowship at the LAC + USC Hospital in Pediatrics & Neonatology where she is currently on the faculty. She received a Master’s Degree in Public Health in the fields of Health Administration, Health Promotion, and Maternal-Child health from Loma Linda University where later she also completed a Preventive Medicine Residency. Dr. Barton has a deep interest in Prevention and Reversing of Chronic Health Problems and is interested in the Seventh-day Adventist Health message from both a practical and spiritual standpoint. She believes everyone benefits from understanding the basic principles of healthy living and that the medical professionals and pastors should work closely together to teach health principles to their members and the public. She has given talks and training for numerous organization and church groups on healthful living, including Reversing Diabetes and Depression Seminars She belongs to the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, (Adventist Medica Evangelism Network (AMEN) and the Councilors of Loma Linda University. Dr. Barton is an active member of the Vallejo Drive SDA church in Glendale, CA a past President of the Pacific Union ASI chapter (Adventist-laymen Services & Industries) and a board member of Life & Health Network an online ministry of AMEN (Adventist Medical Evangelism Network). Her passion is Sharing Christ with others by using her talents in health evangelism.