Constance M Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN
Maria C. and Christopher J. Pappas Family Distinguished Chair in Nursing
Lee and Joseph Jamail Distinguished Professor
Associate Dean for Research
Department Chair and Professor, Department of Research
Department of Research
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Dr. Constance Johnson is the Lee and J.D. Jamail Distinguished Professor, Maria C. and Christopher J. Pappas Family Distinguished Chair in Nursing, Associate Dean for Research and Chair of the Department of Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Cizik School of Nursing. She holds a joint appointment at the University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics and is Emerita faculty at Duke University. Dr. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Connecticut and her Masters and PhD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Biomedical Informatics. From 2001-2003, she was a National Library of Medicine Fellow. In 2006, she joined the faculty at Duke University School of Nursing, where she additionally held a joint appointment in the School of Medicine. While at Duke, Dr. Johnson led the Informatics Program in the School of Nursing. Her research interests include human-computer interaction and how presentation of information impacts health-related decisions in the area of chronic disease. Specifically, she has focused on using online biobehavioral interventions to impact self-management of chronic diseases. As a Primary Investigator, she has received funding from several NIH institutes, AHRQ, and other sources. Her program of research is a result of years of experience in informatics and disease prevention and health promotion. In 2016, she joined the faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as the Associate Dean for Research. Dr. Johnson has numerous publications and presentations at national and international conferences.