Dr. Josephine Templeton

Born in Capri, Italy, Josephine (Pina) Templeton attended Fordham University and the University of Rome Medical School. She completed residencies at the Medical College of Virginia and the University of Pennsylvania. In 1977, Pina 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. Pina retired from the active practice of medicine in 1999. She is involved in many philanthropic activities and presently serves as a trustee of the John Templeton Foundation and Templeton Press. Pina is a board member of the American Revolution Museum and is a member of several committees at the Union League of Philadelphia. Pina was honored by The Salvation Army in 2005, and was awarded, together with her husband John M. Templeton, Jr., M.D., the 2006 Heroes of Liberty Award by the National Liberty Museum and the 2012 Crystal Award from the Union League of Philadelphia.