Jeffrey A. Johnson, PhDAPERSU Co-Director
School of Public Health
University of Alberta
Dr. Johnson is a pharmacist and health services researcher. He is a Centennial Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, and a Senior Health Scholar with Alberta Innovates Health Solutions. Dr. Johnson leads the “Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes”.
Dr. Johnson has a long history of working with national and provincial agencies, both government and non-government, in areas of diabetes and public health policy and research. He has worked closely with Alberta Health, leading the Alberta Diabetes Surveillance System (ADSS) from 2005 to 2009, and the Alberta’s Caring for Diabetes Project from 2008-2015. From 2012 to 2014 Dr. Johnson served as the inaugural Scientific Director for Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition, Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services.
Dr. Johnson also leads a productive line of research and application of health-related quality of life measurement, including various applications in controlled trials, population health, and health care system evaluation. Dr. Johnson has been an active member of the EuroQol Group since 1996 and serves on the Board of Directors of the EuroQol Research Foundation.