Caroline Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Cancer Center: Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers


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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Caroline Johnson, PhD
Office Location
60 College Street, Rm 442
New Haven, CT 06510
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Diacetylspermine and its role in biofilm-associated colon cancer