Rachel Johnson

Bickford Green and Gold Professor of Nutrition and Professor of Medicine
The University of Vermont

Expert: Rachel Johnson

Rachel K. Johnson is the Bickford Green and Gold Professor of Nutrition and Professor of Medicine at the University of Vermont.

Dr. Johnson holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Hawaii. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Fellow of the American Heart Association. Dr. Johnson served as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont from 2001-2008 and as Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs from 2009-2011. Dr. Johnson's research expertise covers pediatric nutrition and obesity, diet and cardiovascular disease, and national nutrition policy. She has published numerous scholarly papers and book chapters on those and other topics. Dr. Johnson served on President Obama’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Science Board. She is Chair of the Nutrition Committee of the American Heart Association.

Related Work
See an AHA Scientific Statement published by Dr. Johnson
Visit the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition website

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