Constance Johnson

Duke University

Constance Johnson

Duke University

Biography

Dr. Constance Johnson is an Associate Professor, Health Informatician, and Senior Research Faculty in the Duke University School of Nursing. She has a secondary appointment in Duke University School of Medicine and is adjunct faculty at the University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Biomedical Informatics. She earned her Bachelor’s from the University of Connecticut and her Masters of Science and PhD from the University of Texas, School of Biomedical Informatics. Her career has been devoted to changing the way information is presented to clinicians and patients to improve the decision-making that impacts health.  Her work in human-computer interaction has significantly contributed to a new vision using novel technological tools that assist patients to engage in the self-management of chronic illnesses. As a Primary Investigator, she has received funding from the National Library of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Dr. Johnson has been teaching and conducting research in virtual environments since 2008. She has numerous publications and presentations at national and international conferences.