Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She graduated from the College of William & Mary with majors in biology and international relations. Dr. Johnson is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed pediatric residency and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Johnson joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2017. Her research interests include neonatal global health and infection prevention in low resource settings. Dr. Johnson has conducted CDC-supported research in Pune, India, describing the epidemiology of bloodstream infections in the NICU, identifying reservoirs of transmission for resistant Gram-negative bacteria for neonatal infections, and performing an interventional study to improve healthcare worker adherence to evidence-based infection prevention and control practices. She completed a PhD in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2020. Her thesis, “Healthcare-associated Bloodstream Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Pune, India: Epidemiology and Reduction of Risk”, focused on quality improvement and patient safety interventions in four Indian NICUs. She was awarded a K23 mentored career development award by the National Institutes of Health in July 2020, which will support her continued work on epidemiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections and infection prevention and control in the NICU in low resource settings.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
2:45pm – 4:00pm EDT