Dr. Johnson received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Bellarmine University in 2004. After practicing as a staff physical therapist at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, he returned to school and completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Kentucky in 2012. Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology.
Dr. Johnson enjoys cycling, camping, hiking and just about any outdoor pursuit when he is not engaged in research and teaching (which is 99.999999999% of the time).
Johnson NF, Kim C, Clasey JL, Bailey AL, Gold BT (2012). Cardiorespiratory fitness is positively correlated with cerebral white matter integrity in healthy seniors. Neuroimage. 59(2): 1514–1523
Johnson NF, Kim C, Gold BT (2012). Socioeconomic status is positively correlated with frontal white matter integrity in aging. AGE. PMID: 23160736