Emily Johnston, PhD, MPH, RDN, CDE

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Education
559-712-4168

Degrees:

Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

M.P.H, Health Education and Behavioral Science, Rutgers University

B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, UNC Greensboro

Specialty:

Registered Dietitian (CDR)

Certified Diabetes Educator (NCBDE)

Most recent teaching experience:

Instructor of Nutrition Applications for a Healthy Lifestyle, Penn State College of Medicine

Most recent publications and presentations:

Johnston EA, Petersen KS, Kris-Etherton PM. Daily Intake of Non-fried Potato Does Not Affect Markers of Glycemia and is Associated with Better Diet Quality Compared with Refined Grains: A Randomized Crossover Study in Healthy Adults. Br. J. Nutr.2020. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114520000252.

Beasley JM, Sardina P, Johnston EA, Ganguzza L, Padikkala J, Bagheri A, Jones S, Gianos E. Integrating a diet quality screener into a cardiology practice: assessment of nutrition counseling, cardiometabolic risk factors, and patient/provider satisfaction. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. 2020;0:1–7. doi:10.1136/bmjnph-2019-000046.

Johnston E, Mathews T, Aspry K, Aggarwal M, Gianos E. Strategies to Fill the Gaps in Nutrition Education for Health Professionals through Continuing Medical Education. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2019; 21: 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0775-9

Johnston EA, Tindall AM, Petersen KS, Kris-Etherton PM. The effect of nuts on markers of glycemic control: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. AJCN. 2019;109 (2): 297–314. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy236.

Johnston EA, Beasley JM, Jay MR, Weidemer J, Kris-Etherton PM. Practical Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider: A Pilot Test. Med Sci Educ. 2019; 29: 363-373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-019-00700-w.

Harkin N, Johnston E, Mathews T, Guo Y, Schwartzbard A, Berger J, Gianos E. Physicians’ Dietary Knowledge, Attitudes, and Counseling Practices: The Experience of a Single Health Care Center at Changing the Landscape for Dietary Education. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2018; 13 (3): 292-300. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1559827618809934.

Davidson P, Johnston E. Crowdsourcing 101: Implications for Healthcare Providers. On the Cutting Edge, Diabetes Care and Education. 2016; 37(2): 33-38.