Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD, FACN, FICS

Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD, FACN, FICS

Elizabeth J. Johnson. obtained her Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her postdoctoral work was conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center on Aging at Tufts University. She currently has a faculty appointment at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University. She has over 35 years of experience in the study of nutrition and healthy aging with an emphasis on carotenoids and age-related visual and cognitive functions. She is a member of the American College of Nutrition, Carotenoid Research Interactive Group, American Society for Nutrition, and the Brain and Ocular Nutrition Group and is a fellow of the International Carotenoid Society. Dr. Johnson also has editorial roles at Nutrients and Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics.