Dr. Johnson is a native Dallasite and graduated from Southern Methodist University. She obtained her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and subsequently completed a family medicine residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC.  She then returned to Dallas and worked in urgent care and a local housecall practice. This experience led her to pursue additional training, and she completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at UT Southwestern.  Dr. Johnson’s current interests include geriatric medicine in the outpatient setting and in the home. She enjoys teaching the care of older adults to medical students and trainees. Dr. Johnson is board-certified in family medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society. Her hobbies include gardening, watching movies, reading and spending time with family.


Medical School
Dartmouth Medical School (2003)
Albany Medical College (2004), Urology
Baylor University Medical Center (2005), General Surgery
Mountain Area Health Education Center Family Medicine Residency (2008), Family Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013), Geriatric Medicine

Research Interest

  • Dementia
  • Medical education
  • Spirituality in aging
  • Substance abuse

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Geriatrics Society (2012)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (2008)