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

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 c...[Read full text]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.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Durham University (1992)