Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Dr. Johnson is a clinical psychologist who conducts NIH-funded clinical trials of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and implementation of behavioral mental health and substance use interventions for high-risk women and justice-involved populations (see lab web page under Background section below). 

Dr. Johnson is PI on current NIH-funded clinical trials examining:
(1) Effectiveness and implementation of group IPT for major depressive disorder in prisons
(2) Effectiveness of an AA linkage intervention for alcohol-abusing women leaving jail
(3) IPT-based group treatment for women experiencing major depression after a perinatal loss
(4) Transitional interventions to reduce HIV sex risk behavior among women with interpersonal violence as they leave prison and return to the community
(5) IPT/sober network treatment for perinatal women with substance use and major depressive disorder (MDD).
(6) Sober Network IPT delivered via phone for depressed, substance-using women prisoners re-entering the community

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