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Caroline Johnson PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences)

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Caroline H. Johnson, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale School of Public Health. She graduated from Imperial College London in 2009 with a PhD in Analytical Chemistry. Since then she has held postdoctoral and staff appointments at the National Cancer Institute and The Scripps Research Institute.

Dr. Johnson's research uses mass spectrometry-based metabolomics to understand the role of metabolites in human health. Her primary research interest is to investigate the relationship between genetic and environmental influences (diet, hormones and microbiome) in colon cancer. She is also examining exposures during pregnancy.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Imperial College London (2009)
  • MSc
    University College London (2003)
  • BSc (Hon)
    Keele University (2000)
  • Staff Scientist
    The Scripps Research Institute
  • Research Fellow
    National Cancer Institute, NIH

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