Rebecca Emily Johnson, PhD

Rebecca Emily Johnson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences



633 N. St Clair, 19th Floor
Chicago IL 60611

Education and Certification

PhD: Durham University (1992)


Description of Interests

As a recently qualified social gerontologist my research interests are in active aging, and specifically the lived experiences of older people. In addition, I am interested in the places where older people are aging and the multiple factors impacting on older adults quality of life. I am also interested in developing flexible evaluation and assessment frameworks for community based engagements, innovative methodologies to represent participant experience and training and education for health care professionals.

Interests (Keywords)

Aging; Aging, Geriatrics, and Eldercare; Community Medicine; Environmental Health; Literature and Medicine; Patient Communications; Performing Arts Medicine; Qualitative research methods

Research and Publications

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