Senior Outreach Specialist, Program for Multicultural Health
Dr. Angela Johnson is the Program Coordinator for the University of Michigan Health System and the Senior Outreach Specialist for the Program for Multicultural Health. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Black Studies from Amherst College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology both from Michigan State University. Dr. Johnson has extensive experience in developing and coordinating programs for communities, women, families, and children at numerous organizations and agencies including but not limited to: the University of Michigan Health System, the State of Michigan, and the Center for Community and Economic Development at Michigan State University. Dr. Johnson completed her post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan in the Department of Psychiatry, Women and Infants Mental Health Program, where she led a qualitative study of the associations between maternal psychosocial risk factors and disparate breastfeeding rates.
Current Research Interests:
- Maternal and child health
- Social context of breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding disparities
- Community-based participatory research (CBPR)
- Qualitative research