Dr. Johnson is an associate professor, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar Alumna (2014 cohort), and a Fellow in the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and the American Academy of Nursing. She joined the School of Nursing in 2012 as an Assistant Professor in Public Health Nursing after completing her PhD in Nursing and a four year pre-doctoral fellowship in adolescent health at the University of Minnesota. She also holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Colorado and a BA in Sociology from Colorado State University.