College of Public Health students graduating

Nancy E. Johnson DrPH, MSPH

Department: Preventive Medicine & Environmental Health

Title: Assistant Professor

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CV: Johnson_Nancy_CV.pdf

Nancy E. Johnson, Assistant Professor received her MSPH from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Medicine and her DrPH from the UK College of Public Health then completed post-doctoral studies in Rural Cancer Control in the UK College of Medicine. She is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (Comprehensive Practice) and has worked for state OSHA programs then as a consultant for a private occupational and environmental management firm. Dr. Johnson is the primary investigator for two pilot projects evaluating trace elements, including arsenic, chromium and nickel in drinking water and as well as trace elements in residential topsoil for the Markey Cancer Center's Lung Cancer Epidemiology project in Kentucky's Appalachian Coalfields funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. Her special interests include exposure assessment, measurement and control.