Board of Directors
Josephine J. Templeton, M.D.
Born in Capri, Italy, Templeton attended Fordham University and the University of Rome Medical School. She completed an internship and a residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia and a residency in general anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1977, Templeton began a private practice in pediatric anesthesia at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and was appointed to the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Templeton’s tenure as a Senior Clinical Anesthesiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ended in 1999 when she retired from the active practice of medicine. Templeton has served on the boards of Opportunity International and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. She presently serves as a trustee of the Scholarship Committee of the Union League of Philadelphia. She also serves on the Ladies’ Committee of the Union League and of The Salvation Army, and is active in her church, Proclamation Presbyterian Church. Templeton was honored by The Salvation Army in 2005, and was awarded, together with her husband John M. Templeton, Jr., the 2006 Heroes of Liberty Award by the National Liberty Museum.