Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Rebecca Emily Johnson, PhD

Rebecca Emily Johnson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Rebecca Johnson PhD is a Research Assistant Professor in Medical Social Sciences. She is a social gerontologist with interests in the lived experiences of older people and the places where older people are aging, and was PI for the baseline assessment of the age friendliness of the City of Chicago https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/supp_info/age-friendly-chicago.html
Her current work focuses on building the capacity of non usual stakeholders to engage with health research and rese...[Read full text]
Rebecca Johnson PhD is a Research Assistant Professor in Medical Social Sciences. She is a social gerontologist with interests in the lived experiences of older people and the places where older people are aging, and was PI for the baseline assessment of the age friendliness of the City of Chicago https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/supp_info/age-friendly-chicago.html
Her current work focuses on building the capacity of non usual stakeholders to engage with health research and researchers and is funded by PCORIs Eugene Washington Award. Click on these links for more information for the projects Dr .Johnson leads https://www.pcori.org/research-results/2016/hapeer-home-care-aides-patient-centered-education-and-engagement-research engages with https://www.pcori.org/research-results/2015/pastors-4-pcor-engaging-faith-based-communities; and contributes to https://www.pcori.org/research-results/2015/bureau-sages-incorporation-and-translation-older-adults-voices-meaningful[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Durham University (1992)

Contact

312-503-3681

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