Jean Mathurin

US Naval Medical Officer and Author, 7 Checklist Items for Success: A Guide to a Richer and More Successful Life

Dr. Jean Gilnord Mathurin is a board-certified primary care physician, Resident in Aerospace Medicine and public speaker. He was born into poverty in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and raised himself from a dishwasher to a United States’ Naval Medical Officer. He attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica. His naval career began during Officer Candidate School in 2010 in Newport, Rhode Island. Dr. Mathurin aims to help others reach a more successful life from the lessons he has learned from his journey as a Haitian immigrant. His goal is to one day work as Global Health specialist for USAID or the U.S. Department of State in Haiti. He has previously served in the Pacific and currently resides in Pensacola, Florida with his wife and two children. His hobbies include photography, reading, and listening to audiobooks. He is fluent in Creole and English.


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7 Checklist Items for Success: A Guide to a Richer and More Successful Life is available in hardcover, paperback and e-book on Amazon and other retailers. An audiobook is also available.

The views presented are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the United States Department of Defense or the United States Navy. 

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